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  • Why Chicago should root for the Royals

    Why Chicago should root for the Royals
    As a die-hard fan of the White Sox, I have a genuine emotional conflict in cheering for the Kansas City Royals in the World Series. It's too soon to forget they "royally" kicked our posteriors this season, winning 13 of 19 games, but it's also...
  • Royals move into first place in AL Central

    Royals move into first place in AL Central
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- On July 21, it seemed the Kansas City Royals were doomed to sit out the playoffs for the 29th consecutive year. They had lost four straight, were eight games behind the Detroit Tigers and two games below .500. How things have changed...
  • Everything keeps coming up Royal blue

    Everything keeps coming up Royal blue
    Reality is a cruel mistress. It is angry and blunt. It is the mortal enemy of illusion. Orioles fans were re-introduced to it Tuesday night, when the Orioles lost Game 3 of the American League Championship Series, 2-1, and essentially served notice that...
  • Despite deep hole in ALCS, Orioles believe they can rebound

    Despite deep hole in ALCS, Orioles believe they can rebound
    There is only one hook left for the Orioles to hang their World Series hopes on, and it certainly isn't history. They have dug themselves a hole in the American League Championship Series that no team has ever climbed out of, so they'll have to dig deep...
  • Royals' Alex Gordon, Billy Butler bring dangerous reputations to Camden Yards

    Royals' Alex Gordon, Billy Butler bring dangerous reputations to Camden Yards
    Having spent their entire careers in cavernous Kauffman Stadium and the spacious ballparks of the American League Central, longtime Kansas City Royals players Alex Gordon and Billy Butler always have welcomed trips to the comparatively cozy Camden Yards....
  • Instant analysis of Orioles' 7-6 win over Tigers in AL Division Series Game 2

    Instant analysis of Orioles' 7-6 win over Tigers in AL Division Series Game 2
    Baltimore Sun reporters, columnists and editors share their immediate reaction to Game 2 of the American League Division Series between the Orioles and the Detroit Tigers at Camden Yards. Eduardo A. Encina, reporter: What have they said? A hero every...
  • Final day of the 2014 season is a beautiful day for baseball

    Final day of the 2014 season is a beautiful day for baseball
    The clock had just struck 10 on Sunday morning, the dawn of a classic day of baseball. This was Game 162, and not one postseason matchup was set. The Dodgers did not know what team they would play. But they knew they were in the playoffs, and their...
  • With 7-6 comeback win over Tigers, Orioles have chance to sweep Sunday

    With 7-6 comeback win over Tigers, Orioles have chance to sweep Sunday
    Think for a second about postseason heroes in Orioles history. Once you move past the Brooks Robinsons, Frank Robinsons, and Rick Dempseys of franchise lore, there’s another pantheon reserved for guys who will never end up in the club’s Hall...
  • Tigers Fall Apart Again; Orioles Up 2-0

    BALTIMORE — Think for a second about postseason heroes in Orioles history. Once you move past Brooks Robinson, Frank Robinson and Rick Dempsey, there's another pantheon reserved for guys who will never end up in the team's Hall of Fame, but...
  • American League Division Series scouting report: Orioles vs. Tigers

    American League Division Series scouting report: Orioles vs. Tigers
    Breaking down the American League Division Series matchup between the Orioles and Tigers, which begins Thursday at Camden Yards: How they got here Tigers: They had to scratch and claw to win their fourth straight American League Central title. The...
  • Tigers send out Scherzer for Game 1 of ALDS

    Tigers send out Scherzer for Game 1 of ALDS
    The Sports Xchange Right-hander Max Scherzer will be the Game 1 starter for the Detroit Tigers in their American League Division Series against the Baltimore Orioles, the team announced Tuesday. Right-hander Justin Verlander will follow Scherzer in...