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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Buck Showalter confident that Darren O'Day will rebound from Game 1 loss

    Buck Showalter confident that Darren O'Day will rebound from Game 1 loss
    Right-hander Darren O’Day has been one of the Orioles’ most dependable late-inning relief pitchers this season. And even though he has struggled recently, manager Buck Showalter said before Saturday's game that he wasn’t worried...
  • Angels' October surprise: Season ends way too early as Royals sweep

    Angels' October surprise: Season ends way too early as Royals sweep
    General Manager Jerry Dipoto was convinced the Angels could win not only Sunday night's do-or-die game against the Kansas City Royals “but 10 more games” if they could get their high-powered offense on track. “This team can be electric...