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  • Orioles thoughts and observations on Buck Showalter, Matt Wieters, GM meetings' rumors

    Orioles thoughts and observations on Buck Showalter, Matt Wieters, GM meetings' rumors
    On the night he won the American League Manager of the Year award for the third time, Orioles manager Buck Showalter was quick to make sure he didn’t relish the honor too much. While praising every level of the organization -- from the players...
  • Firing from Cubs worked out fine for Dale Sveum

    Firing from Cubs worked out fine for Dale Sveum
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Worst to first: Royals hitting coach Dale Sveum is enjoying the Series' atmosphere after being fired as Cubs manager one year ago with a year remaining on his three-year contract. "You get fired and end up in the place like...
  • World Series: Royals win Game 2 to even series with Giants

    World Series: Royals win Game 2 to even series with Giants
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Salvador Perez hit a two-run double and Omar Infante belted a two-run homer in a five-run sixth inning, and the Kansas City Royals defeated the San Francisco Giants 7-2 Wednesday night to even the World Series at one game apiece....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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-...