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  • Kansas City Royals - TeamReport

    MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals - INSIDE PITCH KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Rookie right-hander Yordano Ventura, who starts Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday for the Kansas City Royals against the San Francisco Giants, did not always hit 100 mph...
  • Royals look to bounce back but rue missed opportunity

    KANSAS CITY Missouri (Reuters) - The Cinderella Kansas City Royals tasted defeat for the first time in a fairytale postseason in their World Series opener on Tuesday but stalwart Alex Gordon was unfazed. After reaching the playoffs for the first time...
  • Jake Peavy's mound antics proof he cares

     Jake Peavy's mound antics proof he cares
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Giants Game 2 starter Jake Peavy considers himself a "laid-back" guy, saying he prefers kicking back during the winter "and letting life come to me. " But that doesn't mesh with the Peavy who talks to himself and gets a bit...
  • Sam Mellinger: Royals were best poised to capitalize on recent trend in baseball

    The Royals are in the World Series, which doesn't make sense, so the baseball world reacts by trying to make sense of it. Here come the questions and the stories about whether they are the new model for how teams might navigate the various pitfalls of...
  • Giants vs. Royals, projected World Series lineups

    WORLD SERIES: GIANTS VS. ROYALS PROJECTED LINEUPS KANSAS CITY POS; PLAYER; AVG.; HR; RBI; COMMENT SS; Alcides Escobar; .285; 3; 50; .283 first half, .287 second half, .278 postseason. RF; Nori Aoki; .285; 1; 43; Jarrod Dyson is designated runner...
  • Mike Moustakas goes all out to help Royals reach the World Series

    The eyes have it. That's what strikes Tom Meusborn, long-time baseball coach at Chatsworth High, as he watches replays of Kansas City third baseman Mike Moustakas diving into a dugout suite to make a spectacular catch of a foul popup in Game 3 of the...
  • Long time coming: Royals headed to World Series

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals - INSIDE PITCH KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The words were music to Kansas City Royals outfielder Lorenzo Cain's ears: "Going to the World Series. "It sounds great to me, a long time coming," Cain said....
  • 'Big Game' James Shields expected to start Game 1

    The Sports Xchange By Alan Eskew, The Sports Xchange 'Big Game' James Shields expected to start Game 1 KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Manager Ned Yost remained evasive on who the Kansas City Royals starting pitcher would be for Tuesday's opening game of the World...
  • Sam Mellinger: World Series-bound Royals have transformed Kansas City's sports identity

    Forty thousand people standing and screaming have only seen this kind of party in other cities, so they're not going anywhere. Not anytime soon. Fireworks explode over the scoreboard. Fans jump over the railing, onto the field, and are still smiling even...
  • Royals fan will trade butt tattoo for tickets

    Royals fan will trade butt tattoo for tickets
    Would you be willing to get a grown man's face superimposed on a unicorn tattooed on your butt if it meant you got to see your favorite team in the World Series in person? Humboldt Park resident and longtime Kansas City Royals fan Jeremy Scheuch isn't...
  • Kansas City Royals see fruits of farm in ALCS that Orioles couldn't match

    Kansas City Royals see fruits of farm in ALCS that Orioles couldn't match
    Just hours after the Kansas City Royals clinched a World Series berth with a sweep over the Orioles, tomes began to emerge about how it’s all been part of the Royals' plan. That’s a little tidy for my taste — both of these teams had to...