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  • Moose's defense looms large for Royals

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals - INSIDE PITCH KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Mike Moustakas finished hitless in three at-bats Tuesday night in Game 3 of the American League Championship Series, yet he still received two standing ovations...
  • 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...
  • Wei-Yin Chen was good, but Orioles needed better to beat Royals

    Wei-Yin Chen was good, but Orioles needed better to beat Royals
    Wei-Yin Chen's plan heading into Game 3 of the American League Championship Series on Tuesday was to keep the ball down and pitch as long he could. The Orioles starting pitcher accomplished the first goal, but, in a tense battle with the can't-go-...
  • Royals win again to go up 3-0 in ALCS series vs. Orioles

    Royals win again to go up 3-0 in ALCS series vs. Orioles
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The formula worked well for the Kansas City Royals all season: Get a lead late and let the bullpen hold it. It worked to perfection Tuesday night. Pinch runner Jarrod Dyson scored the go-ahead run in the sixth inning, and Kansas...
  • Key moments from Game 3 of the American League Championship Series

    Key moments from Game 3 of the American League Championship Series
    Starting nod: Orioles pitcher Miguel Gonzalez arrives in the media interview room at 6:15 p.m. ET to talk about his tentatively scheduled start in Game 4. Of course, Buck Showalter had said minutes earlier that Gonzalez would only start Wednesday if he...
  • After 2-1 loss to Royals in Game 3, Orioles one game away from elimination

    After 2-1 loss to Royals in Game 3, Orioles one game away from elimination
    At this point, the Orioles don’t need magic. They need a miracle. For a franchise that has waited so long to be in this spotlight -- 17 long years since its last trip to the American League Championship Series -- nearing the possibility of an...
  • Royals' Jarrod Dyson claims Orioles player 'put the knee down' on him

    Jarrod Dyson has had a lot to say lately. After Kansas City won a pair of games on the road to take a 2-0 lead in the American League championship series, the Royals speedster was asked whether the best-of-seven series would return to Baltimore. His...
  • ALCS notebook: Vargas starts over Shields in Game 4

    The Sports Xchange By Alan Eskew, The Sports Xchange ALCS notebook: Vargas starts over Shields in Game 4 KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Left-hander Jason Vargas, not James Shields on his normal four-days rest, will start Game 4 of the American League Championship...
  • Rain slows sizzling Royals

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals - INSIDE PITCH KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Heavy rains Monday did what the Oakland Athletics, Los Angeles Angels and Baltimore Orioles (so far) have failed to do -- slow down the Kansas City Royals. The...
  • Los Reales pasan de hazmerreír a ganadores

    Los Reales pasan de hazmerreír a ganadores
    Después de poner fin a una tortuosa sequía de 29 años sin ir a la postemporada, los Reales de Kansas City están viviendo el cuento de hadas de "Cenicienta" y acaparando la atención del béisbol con su impresionante e inesperado desempeño en el mes de...
  • Old-school Royals doing it with speed, defense

     Old-school Royals doing it with speed, defense
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Any Royals player saying the American League Championship Series will not go back to Baltimore would have come as a surprise. That the bold prediction came from Jarrod Dyson, someone few outside Kansas City have heard of, made...