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  • ALCS Game 3 postponed because of rain

    ALCS Game 3 postponed because of rain
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Heavy rains Monday did what the Oakland Athletics, Los Angeles Angels and Baltimore Orioles (so far) have failed to do -- slow down the Kansas City Royals. The Royals, who won their first six playoff games, and Orioles were rained...
  • Rainout gives Royals option of starting James Shields in Game 4 against Orioles

    As a steady rain soaked Kauffman Stadium on Monday evening, postponing the third game of the American League Championship Series, the Royals huddled to debate the merits of reconfiguring their playoff rotation. Jeremy Guthrie will still start on...
  • Danny Duffy insists he's healthy, says idle time in postseason 'doesn't hurt my feelings'

    Danny Duffy has grown weary of the questions about his arm, only in part because he has not had an opportunity to answer them. More than a month has passed since he walked off the mound after one pitch at Yankee Stadium, long enough for the inflammation...
  • Dunn expected to retire without postseason at-bat

    The Sports Xchange Dunn expected to retire without postseason at-bat Veteran slugger Adam Dunn, who finally made it to the playoffs with the Oakland Athletics but never got off the bench in Tuesday night's wild-card game, is expected to retire after a...
  • Theo Epstein ready to open Cubs pocketbook

    Theo Epstein ready to open Cubs pocketbook
    For the first time since taking over as the Cubs' baseball president three years ago, spending money won't be an issue for Theo Epstein. The issue will be how wisely Epstein invests in marquee pitching this winter through free agency and trades while...
  • Angels' October surprise: Season ends way too early as Royals sweep

    Angels' October surprise: Season ends way too early as Royals sweep
    General Manager Jerry Dipoto was convinced the Angels could win not only Sunday night's do-or-die game against the Kansas City Royals “but 10 more games” if they could get their high-powered offense on track. “This team can be electric...
  • A look at the ALCS matchup between the Orioles and Royals

    Game 1: Friday, 5 p.m. PDT Kansas City (Shields, 14-8, 3.21) at Baltimore (Tillman, 13-6, 3.34) Game 2: Saturday, 1 p.m. PDT Kansas City (Ventura, 14-10, 3.20) at Baltimore (Chen, 16-6, 3.54) Game 3: Monday, 5 p.m. PDT Baltimore (Norris, 15-8,...
  • Royals make things extra tough for Angels with 4-1 win in Game 2

    Royals make things extra tough for Angels with 4-1 win in Game 2
    The Angels rallied in the wake of a season-ending injury to their best pitcher, Garrett Richards, in August and got so hot they turned a four-game American League West deficit on Aug.10 into a runaway division title. They toiled through a six-month...
  • In Game 1 of Orioles vs. Royals, everything goes against script

    In Game 1 of Orioles vs. Royals, everything goes against script
    If the soggy opener of the American League Championship Series proved anything, it is that there is no sense in trying to generalize about two teams that have spent this postseason defying baseball logic. The Kansas City Royals are supposed to be the...
  • Royals rally in ninth to beat Baltimore, 6-4, take 2-0 lead in ALCS

    BALTIMORE The deciding strike arrived without warning. More than 40,000 sets of eyes focused on Royals rookie Terrance Gore, the pinch runner with near-mythic speed, as he stood at second. Baltimore closer Zack Britton and the rest of his infield...
  • 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...