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  • Sam Mellinger: Royals were best poised to capitalize on recent trend in baseball

    The Royals are in the World Series, which doesn't make sense, so the baseball world reacts by trying to make sense of it. Here come the questions and the stories about whether they are the new model for how teams might navigate the various pitfalls of...
  • ALCS MVP Cain taking challenges in stride

    Sure, it was a worthy challenge to make breathtaking catches and hit .533 in the American League Championship Series and thus be honored as its Most Valuable Player. But if you want to know what's weighing on Lorenzo Cain right now, well, it's his...
  • Dodgers prove once again money isn't everything

     Dodgers prove once again money isn't everything
    While the Dodgers were adding one of those new-age, rock-star executives to their front office last week, naming Rays general manager Andrew Friedman their new president of baseball operations, the archrival Giants were busy winning their third pennant in...
  • 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 extend postseason streak, push Orioles to brink in ALCS

    Royals extend postseason streak, push Orioles to brink in ALCS
    Orioles Manager Buck Showalter maintained he didn't want to sound like "Captain Obvious" when it came to stressing the importance of Tuesday's game to his players. Trailing the Royals, 2-0, in the American League Championship Series, it was obvious what...
  • Mike Moustakas goes all out to help Royals reach the World Series

    The eyes have it. That's what strikes Tom Meusborn, long-time baseball coach at Chatsworth High, as he watches replays of Kansas City third baseman Mike Moustakas diving into a dugout suite to make a spectacular catch of a foul popup in Game 3 of the...
  • 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...
  • Long time coming: Royals headed to World Series

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Kansas City Royals - INSIDE PITCH KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The words were music to Kansas City Royals outfielder Lorenzo Cain's ears: "Going to the World Series. "It sounds great to me, a long time coming," Cain said....
  • Sam Mellinger: World Series-bound Royals have transformed Kansas City's sports identity

    Forty thousand people standing and screaming have only seen this kind of party in other cities, so they're not going anywhere. Not anytime soon. Fireworks explode over the scoreboard. Fans jump over the railing, onto the field, and are still smiling even...
  • With 2-1 loss to Royals in Game 4, Orioles swept in AL Championship Series

    With 2-1 loss to Royals in Game 4, Orioles swept in AL Championship Series
    Center fielder Adam Jones, perhaps the Orioles' best player and vocal leader, walked over to the corner of the Kauffman Stadium visiting clubhouse early Wednesday evening and began hugging teammates, from outfielder Nelson Cruz to pitcher Zach Britton...
  • Kansas City Royals see fruits of farm in ALCS that Orioles couldn't match

    Kansas City Royals see fruits of farm in ALCS that Orioles couldn't match
    Just hours after the Kansas City Royals clinched a World Series berth with a sweep over the Orioles, tomes began to emerge about how it’s all been part of the Royals' plan. That’s a little tidy for my taste — both of these teams had to...