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  • TBS analyst Ron Darling talks about Royals-Orioles ALCS, Showalter, Kansas City's speed

    Former Mets pitcher Ron Darling will be part of a three-man broadcast booth anchored by play-by-play man Ernie Johnson and former Orioles great Cal Ripken Jr. during the American League Championship Series, and he spoke with The Baltimore Sun about his...
  • Angels swept out of postseason in 8-3 loss to Royals

    Angels swept out of postseason in 8-3 loss to Royals
    At the end, some Angels lingered on the top step of the dugout as the rain fell and the Royals hugged on the mound. The official end of the Angels’ 2014 season was a Mike Trout strikeout, but they were done much earlier than that. They were...
  • Wild-card game gives Angels a running start on preparing for Royals

    Wild-card game gives Angels a running start on preparing for Royals
    Baseball's postseason blew in like a hurricane Tuesday night. No gentle sprinkles growing to a downpour. No breeze slowly turning to a gale. The Kansas City Royals won the American League wild-card game over the Oakland A's, 9-8, and it only took 12...
  • Royals nip A's 9-8 in 12; Ex-IronPig Moss hits two HRs for Oakland

    Royals nip A's 9-8 in 12; Ex-IronPig Moss hits two HRs for Oakland
    By David Smale, The Sports Xchange KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Salvador Perez's single down the left field line capped a two-run, 12th-inning rally, and the Kansas City Royals stunned the Oakland Athletics 9-8 Tuesday in the American League wild-card game....
  • Sunday's recap: Royals 6, White Sox 4

    Sunday's recap: Royals 6, White Sox 4
    The summary Marcus Semien hit a two-run homer and sent a run home on a bases-loaded walk to give the White Sox an early lead against the Royals on Sunday afternoon at U.S. Cellular Field, but the Royals clawed back into the game for a 6-4 victory over...
  • 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...
  • Aiming at playoffs, Royals win third straight

    Aiming at playoffs, Royals win third straight
    CLEVELAND -- The Kansas City Royals moved closer to their first playoff appearance since 1985 with another well-pitched game in a 7-1 thrashing of the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field on Tuesday. Right-hander Yordano Ventura pitched seven...
  • Royals move into first place in AL Central

    Royals move into first place in AL Central
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- On July 21, it seemed the Kansas City Royals were doomed to sit out the playoffs for the 29th consecutive year. They had lost four straight, were eight games behind the Detroit Tigers and two games below .500. How things have changed...
  • Royals beat Tigers to take one-game lead in AL Central

    Royals beat Tigers to take one-game lead in AL Central
    DETROIT -- James Shields allowed a game-opening single then retired the next 18 batters he faced Wednesday night as the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 3-0 to reclaim a one-game lead in the American League Central Division. The right-handed...
  • Tigers win, pull even with Royals in AL Central

    DETROIT -- J.D. Martinez and Rajai Davis hit home runs and Max Scherzer held the Kansas City Royals to one run in 6 2/3 innings Tuesday night in a 4-2 Detroit Tigers victory. The win was enough to pull the Tigers into a first-place tie with the Royals...
  • White Sox don't do much right in loss to Royals

    White Sox don't do much right in loss to Royals
    White Sox center fielder Adam Eaton played in his 79th game of the season Tuesday in a 7-1 loss to the Royals at U.S. Cellular Field, a career high for the developing major leaguer. He hasn't reached that point without a little pain. Eaton's latest...