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  • '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...
  • Long time coming: Royals headed to World Series

    The Sports Xchange By Alan Eskew, The Sports Xchange Long time coming: Royals headed to World Series 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...
  • Royals sweep Orioles to reach World Series

    Royals sweep Orioles to reach World Series
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Jason Vargas pitched effectively into sixth inning and the Kansas City Royals scored two runs in the first inning without getting the ball out of the infield in a 2-1 victory on Wednesday to sweep the Baltimore Orioles in the ALCS....
  • 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...
  • Playoff-perfect Royals sweep Orioles for AL title

    The Sports Xchange By Alan Eskew, The Sports Xchange Playoff-perfect Royals sweep Orioles for AL title KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- After a playoff drought lasting 10,565 days, the Kansas City Royals are going back to the World Series. They are doing it in...
  • Royals on verge of World Series berth after 2-1 win over Orioles

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. He had inspired headlines and siphoned up attention with his verbiage for the past two days, but as Jarrod Dyson sprinted the final 90 feet toward home on Tuesday, he ran with his mouth sealed shut. In a 2-1 victory over the Orioles,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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-...