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  • Hosmer's homer puts Angels in hole as Royals prevail, 4-1, in 11 innings

    ANAHEIM, CALIF. They drafted him for this moment, groomed him for this moment, waited in vain for years, all the way through the 2014 season, for this moment. The Kansas City Royals chose Eric Hosmer in the first round of the 2008 draft as a cornerstone...
  • Hosmer's homer in 11th helps Royals take 2-0 series lead

    The Sports Xchange By Joe Haakenson, The Sports Xchange Hosmer's homer in 11th helps Royals take 2-0 series lead ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The Kansas City Royals have figured it out -- winning baseball is all about pitching, defense, speed ... and the 11th-...
  • Absentee offense puts Angels on brink

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Los Angeles Angels - INSIDE PITCH ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The Los Angeles Angels led the majors in runs scored during the regular season, but they managed only three runs total in losing the first two games of the...
  • Angels can't stand the heat in pressure cooker of Game 2 against Royals

    Angels can't stand the heat in pressure cooker of Game 2 against Royals
    The late-night cardiac kids were back at it Friday night at Angel Stadium, and we certainly aren't talking about the Angels. The Kansas City Royals did it again. This time, it was a two-run homer by first baseman Eric Hosmer. It came in the 11th...
  • Royals 3, Angels 2 (11 innings)

    The Sports Xchange By Joe Haakenson, The Sports Xchange Royals 3, Angels 2 (11 innings) ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Go figure. No team in the majors hit fewer home runs this season than Kansas City, but as Royals manager Ned Yost said before the game: "We have...
  • Moustakas' home run leads Royals over Angels in ALDS opener

    ANAHEIM, Calif. A game decided by the slimmest of margins came down to this: An 85-mph fastball destined for the heart of the plate. The barrel of Mike Moustakas' bat slicing through the strike zone. A parabola that barely cleared the wall high above...
  • Royals ride Moustakas' homer to Game 1 win

    The Sports Xchange By Joe Haakenson, The Sports Xchange Royals ride Moustakas' homer to Game 1 win ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The Kansas City Royals came to Angel Stadium hoping to steal Game 1 of the American League Division Series from the Los Angeles Angels...
  • Angels' Shoemaker returns from side injury to start Game 2

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Los Angeles Angels - INSIDE PITCH ANAHEIM, Calif. -- The was some question whether Matt Shoemaker would be healthy enough to pitch in the playoffs, but Los Angeles Angels manager Mike Scioscia said he is...
  • Five takeaways from the Angels' Game 1 loss to the Royals

    Five takeaways from the Angels' Game 1 loss to the Royals
    The Angels lost Game 1 of the American League division series, 3-2, on an 11th-inning home run by Kansas City's Mike Moustakas. The loss Thursday night came to a Royals team that is quickly getting acquainted with extra innings in the postseason. Here are...
  • Mike Moustakas' 11th-inning homer lifts Royals past Angels, 3-2

    Mike Moustakas' 11th-inning homer lifts Royals past Angels, 3-2
    Kansas City Royals Manager Ned Yost yielded the hot seat to Angels Manager Mike Scioscia on Thursday night. While Yost pulled all the right strings in a battle of bullpens, it was Scioscia who left himself open to some second-guessing, first with...
  • A hair-raising way to pick a World Series winner

    A hair-raising way to pick a World Series winner
    Don’t be surprised if the World Series is decided by a whisker. Or, more accurately, whiskers. According to research from STATS Inc., the team with the higher percentage of facial hair has won each of the last four World Series. And that could...