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  • Royals' amazing playoff run started 29 years ago

    Royals' amazing playoff run started 29 years ago
    When last seen in the World Series 29 years ago, the Royals' de facto MVP was Don Denkinger, a major league umpire whose blown call at first base helped them avoid losing in six games to the Cardinals. Given new life, they staged a ninth-inning rally to...
  • Royals complete sweep into World Series

    Royals complete sweep into World Series
    If a movie is to be made of the incredible saga of the 2014 Kansas City Royals, the role of Ned Yost would have to be played by an actor like Steve Carell, someone adept at playing a bumbling idiot. "Kansas City and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very...
  • Royals built wisely through the draft and solid pitching acquisitions

    Royals built wisely through the draft and solid pitching acquisitions
    It has been a long, strange trip for Dale Sveum, from taking the blame for the Chicago Cubs' woes to watching a young Kansas City Royals lineup grow up overnight into the surprising team that leads the Baltimore Orioles, 2-0, in the American League...
  • Royals GM Dayton Moore proves his critics wrong

    Royals GM Dayton Moore proves his critics wrong
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — When the Royals won their only World Series championship in 1985, 19-year-old fan Dayton Moore watched Game 7 from a grassy knoll between the left field stands of Royals Stadium and Interstate-70. It was the equivalent of...
  • Twitter a fact of life in Major League Baseball

    Twitter a fact of life in Major League Baseball
    On a slow Monday night in Tacoma, Wash., Cubs' outfield prospect Jorge Soler retweeted some big news from the official Twitter account of Minor League Baseball: "BREAKING NEWS: No. 5 #Cubs prospect @JorgeSoler68 reportedly was called up, just after an...
  • 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...
  • Ex-Cubs manager Sveum a hit as Royals' hitting coach

    Ex-Cubs manager Sveum a hit as Royals' hitting coach
    It has been a long, strange trip for Dale Sveum, from taking the blame for the Cubs' woes to watching a young Royals lineup grow up overnight into the surprising team that leads the Orioles 2-0 in the American League Championship Series.. It was a...
  • Royals do it again, take 2-0 lead in ALCS

    Royals do it again, take 2-0 lead in ALCS
    BALTIMORE — Now it's just getting ridiculous, this Royals' dynasty-in the-making thing. There's no plausible reason to believe a team can make it to the World Series with a middle-of-the-pack offense, a nondescript rotation and Ned Yost calling...
  • Wild times: Struggling A's take on fired-up Royals

    Wild times: Struggling A's take on fired-up Royals
    If not for the addition of a second wild-card team to the postseason, the A's would've been answering questions about one of the great collapses in baseball history instead of facing the Royals on Tuesday night in Kansas City, Mo. The A's had the best...
  • Friday's recap: Royals 3, White Sox 1

    Friday's recap: Royals 3, White Sox 1
    The summary The Royals earned their first postseason appearance since 1985 Friday night with a 3-1 victory over the White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field. The Royals scored all three runs in the first inning as the first three batters got hits off Hector...
  • Cubs fine with soft handling of Starlin Castro

     Cubs fine with soft handling of Starlin Castro
    ST. LOUIS — One of the main reasons the Cubs fired manager Dale Sveum after last season with a year left on his contract was the perception Sveum's tough love approach toward Starlin Castro wasn't working. So it should come as no surprise the Cubs...