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  • Royals clinch first postseason berth since 1985 with 3-1 win over White Sox

    CHICAGO The ball hovered in the air for only a few moments. For the diehards, perhaps, it felt like a lifetime. At last the final out of a 3-1 victory over the White Sox landed in the glove of Royals catcher Salvador Perez, and a generation of waiting was...
  • Strong outing from Guthrie propels Royals into playoffs

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals - INSIDE PITCH CHICAGO -- The Kansas City Royals needed just one win in their remaining three games to clinch a playoff spot and had the right guy on the mound to get it done Friday night at U.S....
  • Royals beat White Sox, reduce magic number to 1

    Win and they're in. It's come down to that for the Royals, whose series opening 6-3 victory over the White Sox on Thursday has reduced the team's postseason qualifying magic number to the smallest of margins. One more victory and the 2014 squad will...
  • Royals avoid sweep, cut into Tigers' division lead

    Royals avoid sweep, cut into Tigers' division lead
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Norichika Aoki's two-run triple in the fourth inning helped the Kansas City Royals pull a game closer to the AL Central-leading Detroit Tigers with a 5-2 victory on Sunday. The Royals salvaged the finale of this key three-game series...
  • Indians 4, Royals 3 (completion of suspended game)

    The Sports Xchange Indians 4, Royals 3 (completion of suspended game) CLEVELAND -- With the tying run at second base, right-hander Scott Atchison got second baseman Omar Infante to popout for the final out of the Cleveland Indians' 4-3 win over the...
  • Aiming at playoffs, Royals win third straight

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: adding A's and Royals tied for first wild-card spot in seventh graph Aiming at playoffs, Royals win third straight CLEVELAND -- The Kansas City Royals moved closer to their first playoff appearance since 1985 with another...
  • Royals grinding toward elusive playoff spot

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals - INSIDE PITCH CLEVELAND -- The Kansas City Royals keep grinding their way to what they hope will be their first playoff appearance since 1985. Tuesday night, for the second game in a row, the...
  • Indians stave off elimination with victory over Royals

    CLEVELAND The threat of elimination can be a powerful thing. At least it was for one night. The Indians had scored only one run against in the Kansas City Royals in the previous two games, suffering defeats that seemingly crushed their postseason hopes....
  • Indians remain alive in wild-card race with win over Royals

    Indians remain alive in wild-card race with win over Royals CLEVELAND -- They are still a major longshot for the playoffs, but the Cleveland Indians aren't done winning ball games. Wednesday night at Progressive Field, catcher Yan Gomes belted a...
  • Royals playing 'one day at a time'

    The Sports Xchange By John Perrotto, The Sports Xchange Royals playing 'one day at a time' Billy Butler tried to be the man of clichés, talking about how his Kansas City Royals need to just take things one pitch at a time, one inning at a time and one...
  • Terrance Gore scores from second on Lorenzo Cain's walk-off infield single as Royals beat White Sox 4-3

    At the bottom of the dogpile, covered in two dozen of his new teammates along with a cavalcade of ice and Gatorade, lay Terrance Gore. Two weeks ago the Royals recalled him for moments like this, for the opportunity to utilize his legs as they did in a 4-...