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  • Angels know they are capable despite 0-2 series deficit against Royals

    Angels know they are capable despite 0-2 series deficit against Royals
    It's a fine mess the Angels have gotten themselves into, losing the first two games of the American League division series, both 11-inning nail-biters, to the Kansas City Royals at home, their high-powered offense scratching and clawing just to get...
  • Yost's critics growing, but Royals keep winning

    Yost's critics growing, but Royals keep winning
    According to UrbanDictionary.com, the word yosted means "not being sober" (as in "That dude's yosted") or the act of "getting screwed over" ("Yo, you just got yosted"). But in Tuesday night's American League wild-card game between the Royals and A's,...
  • Royals are winning with style, take 2-0 series lead over Angels

    Royals are winning with style, take 2-0 series lead over Angels
    When Yordano Ventura's night was over, he took off his cap, put on a puffy Kansas City Royals jacket and was found by James Shields in the dugout. This time, when Shields wrapped Ventura in a hug and spoke in his ear, Ventura wouldn't need consoling....
  • Angels' ALDS rotation: Jered Weaver, Matt Shoemaker, C.J. Wilson

    The Angels will use a three-man rotation of Jered Weaver, Matt Shoemaker and C.J. Wilson in the American League division series against the Kansas City Royals, Manager Mike Scioscia said Wednesday. That means Game 1 starter Jered Weaver will pitch Game 4,...
  • Adam Dunn set to retire

    Adam Dunn set to retire
    Former Chicago White Sox 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 14-year career. The A's didn't get Dunn an at-bat...
  • Cubs' rotation mission: Quantity to quality

    Cubs' rotation mission: Quantity to quality
    Considering the constant auditions conducted by the Cubs in the second half, using the likes of Jae Kuk Ryu and Ryan O’Malley for a start wouldn’t have seemed like an outrageous each. Ryu and O’Malley each started games for the Cubs in...
  • Better days ahead for the Phillies?

    Better days ahead for the Phillies?
    Seven years ago Tuesday, Brett Myers tossed his glove into the air after striking out the Washington Nationals' Willy Mo Pena and helping the Philadelphia Phillies clinch the first of five straight NL East division titles. This past Tuesday, the...
  • 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....
  • Angels' Mike Scioscia reaches detente with Kansas City Royals' Ned Yost

    Kansas City Manager Ned Yost has been a lightning rod for criticism, his infatuation with the sacrifice bunt infuriating many Royals fans, and his ill-fated decision to replace starter James Shields with rookie Yordano Ventura in the sixth inning of...
  • Playoffs Feature Regional Rivals

    From the East Coast to the West Coast and points in between the Major League Baseball postseason starting on Tuesday provides tantalizing possibilities that a regional rivalry could determine the World Series champion. From a possible "Freeway Series" in...
  • 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...