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  • Against Orioles' Zach Britton, Royals 'get the breaks' in decisive ninth inning

    Against Orioles' Zach Britton, Royals 'get the breaks' in decisive ninth inning
    Orioles closer Zach Britton prefers to pitch to contact, keep the ball on the ground with his heavy sinker and allow his defense to work behind him. But with the way the Kansas City Royals were getting on base — with dinks and bloops and...
  • From glory to heartache and back, Orioles and Royals have traveled similar roads to ALCS

    From glory to heartache and back, Orioles and Royals have traveled similar roads to ALCS
    Cal Ripken Jr. remembers well the pleasures of playing in Kansas City the last time the Royals were contenders — the smart, respectful fans who adored their team but would also applaud an opponent's standout catch. "Playing in Kansas City was a...
  • Two homers in 10th lift Royals to 8-6 victory

    Two homers in 10th lift Royals to 8-6 victory
    BALTIMORE — It may have been force of habit, but Orioles fans started booing Friday night when the public address announcer began the pregame introductions for the Royals. The American League Championship Series that no one saw coming last March...
  • Gordon pushes Royals past Orioles in ALCS Game 1

    Gordon pushes Royals past Orioles in ALCS Game 1
    BALTIMORE — The rain-soaked crowd at Camden Yards had waited long enough for this moment — Baltimore's first American League Championship Series game in 17 years — so when Game 1 of the ALCS went to extra innings, few seats were...
  • Key moments from Game 1 of the AL Championship Series

    Key moments from Game 1 of the AL Championship Series
    First sustained cheer of the night: 7:12 p.m., as the grounds crew pulls back the tarp that had covered the field all day. Player introductions begin: 7:47 p.m. The orange towels begin waving with the introduction of longtime trainer Richie Bancells....
  • Royals use power to top Orioles, 8-6, in 10 innings to take 1-0 lead in ALCS

    Royals use power to top Orioles, 8-6, in 10 innings to take 1-0 lead in ALCS
    The rain-soaked crowd at Camden Yards had waited long enough for this moment -- the Orioles' first American League Championship Series game in 17 years -- so when Game 1 went to extra innings, few fans left their seats as the clock struck midnight. They...
  • For Royals' affiliate in Wilmington, Del., ALCS berth is 'strange in a way'

    For Royals' affiliate in Wilmington, Del., ALCS berth is 'strange in a way'
    The Kansas City Royals, much like the Orioles, have long pumped the potential in their minor league system as the major league team struggled. And a lot of those prospects were biding their time in Wilmington, Del., home of the High-A Blue Rocks....
  • Orioles add lefty Brian Matusz to ALCS roster, leave off right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez

    Orioles add lefty Brian Matusz to ALCS roster, leave off right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez
    Orioles manager Buck Showalter released his American League Championship Series roster on Friday morning and there was just one change from his roster for the ALDS. The Orioles are still carrying 11 pitchers for their best-of-seven series against the...
  • Whether it's speed or power, Orioles and Royals seek the X-factor

    Whether it's speed or power, Orioles and Royals seek the X-factor
    There are more similarities between the Orioles and their American League Championship Series opponent, the Kansas City Royals, than not — they both have solid pitching, stellar bullpens and play exemplary defense — but the way they score runs...
  • Royals legends are relieved to see this team create 1985-like memories

    Those are the Royals over there in front of all the cameras. That’s Eric Hosmer on the cover of Sports Illustrated. That’s him and his teammates making the funnest kind of off-the-field news by dropping around $15,000 on a bar tab to say thank...
  • Royals are Sykesville native Scott Sharp's team now

    Royals are Sykesville native Scott Sharp's team now
    He grew up not far from Baltimore, wore No. 8 in Little League to emulate Cal Ripken Jr., and has many fond memories of his days as a die-hard Orioles fan. But if Scott Sharp makes it to Camden Yards for the American League Championship Series, he won't...