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  1. Will Game 1 loss linger for Royals?

    Oct 22, 2014, 10:00 AM EDT

    The celebration was over before it really began Tuesday night at Kauffman Stadium. Can the Royals get the party started again?

  2. Giants inhaling the air of superiority after Game 1

    Oct 22, 2014, 9:35 AM EDT

    Giants, Hunter Pence bring down the house in Kansas City. It may be a sign of things to come.

  3. What’s in a name? “Big Game” James did not come up big for Kansas City

    Oct 22, 2014, 7:53 AM EDT

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    Not living up to a nickname: forgivable. Not giving your team a chance to win in the World Series: a way bigger problem.

  4. Royals’ World Series hopes in Yordano Ventura’s hands

    Oct 22, 2014, 12:58 AM EDT

    It’s up to the rookie in Wednesday’s Game 2.

  5. Giants stomp Royals 7-1 in World Series Game 1 rout

    Oct 21, 2014, 11:41 PM EDT

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    The 2014 Royals have finally dropped a postseason game. And it was an ugly one for the home team.

  6. Royals get on the board on a Salvador Perez home run

    Oct 21, 2014, 11:06 PM EDT

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    Giants starter Madison Bumgarner was working on a shutout in Game 1 of the World Series on Wednesday night at Kauffman Stadium until Royals catcher Salvador Perez slugged a two-out solo shot over the left field fence.

  7. James Shields driven from Game 1 in the fourth inning

    Oct 21, 2014, 9:49 PM EDT

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    Royals manager Ned Yost has gone to the bullpen early in Game 1 of the World Series, lifting starter James Shields after he allowed an RBI single to Giants designated hitter Michael Morse in the top of the fourth inning.

  8. Giants take early lead in Game 1 of World Series

    Oct 21, 2014, 8:52 PM EDT

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    The Giants exploded for three runs in the top of the first inning on singles by Gregor Blanco and Buster Posey, a double by Pablo Sandoval, and a Hunter Pence two-run homer to center field.

  9. Royals’ World Series rotation: Shields, Ventura, Guthrie, Vargas

    Oct 21, 2014, 4:16 PM EDT

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    That’s the same alignment the Royals used in the ALCS, when they swept the Orioles in four games.

  10. World Series, Game 1: Giants vs. Royals lineups

    Oct 21, 2014, 3:38 PM EDT

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    Madison Bumgarner vs. James Shields.

  11. Your Official HardballTalk World Series Preview

    Oct 21, 2014, 9:29 AM EDT

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    If anyone tells you they know what’s going to happen in the next week they’re lying to you. But let’s try to break this thing down all the same.

  12. World Series Reset: Game 1 — finally! — is tonight

    Oct 21, 2014, 6:42 AM EDT

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    After four days without baseball, the World Series finally kicks off. Wait, not, it begins. “Kicks off” is a football term and dumb football is the whole reason we had to wait four days for the World Series to start.

  13. James Shields was in “excruciating pain” and passed a kidney stone during the ALCS

    Oct 20, 2014, 6:23 PM EDT

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    Royals manager Ned Yost chose Jason Vargas over James Shields to start Game 4 of the ALCS and now we know one factor that played into the decision: Shields was busy passing a kidney stone.

  14. Giants rolling with Madison Bumgarner, Jake Peavy in first two games of World Series

    Oct 18, 2014, 6:15 PM EDT

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    Madison Bumgarner and Jake Peavy will start Games 1 and 2 of the World Series against the Royals.

  15. The Royals are “not hopeful” that they’ll sign James Shields

    Oct 17, 2014, 9:33 AM EDT

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    Big Game James only has a couple of big games left for Kansas City

  16. Against all expectations, Ned Yost figured it out

    Oct 15, 2014, 10:28 PM EDT

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    Ned Yost’s team is going to the World Series. Ned Yost’s team. Ned Yost…

  17. Wil Myers congratulates the Royals

    Oct 15, 2014, 8:58 PM EDT

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    Classy gesture from Rays outfielder Wil Myers, who was once a premier Royals prospect …

  18. The rainout could mean Chris Tillman and James Shields come back for Game 4

    Oct 13, 2014, 5:01 PM EDT

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    Did you know that, in Chinese, the symbol for rain is the same as the symbol for opportunity? OK, that’s not true, actually.

  19. Oddities abound in Royals’ Game 1 victory

    Oct 11, 2014, 1:07 AM EDT

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    So much weirdness packed into 10 innings.

  20. Royals emerge victorious in Game 1 of the ALCS against the Orioles, 8-6

    Oct 11, 2014, 12:55 AM EDT

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    In a thrilling battle with the Orioles to open up the ALCS on Friday night at Camden Yards, the Royals emerged victorious in 10 innings.

  21. Orioles fight back, tie the Royals at 5-5 after six innings

    Oct 10, 2014, 10:31 PM EDT

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    The Orioles fell behind 5-1 but a three-run fifth inning helped them pull to within one run of the Royals in Game 1 of the ALCS.

  22. Despite rain, ALCS Game 1 starts on time, kind of

    Oct 10, 2014, 8:12 PM EDT

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    We have action in Baltimore as the ALCS gets under way despite earlier rain.

  23. ALCS, Game 1: Royals vs. Orioles lineups

    Oct 10, 2014, 5:17 PM EDT

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    James Shields vs. Chris Tillman.

  24. The Red Sox are the “early favorite” for James Shields. We’re doing this already?

    Oct 10, 2014, 9:35 AM EDT

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    It seems everyone wants the offseason to get here already.

  25. Chris Tillman will start Game 1 of the ALCS for the Orioles

    Oct 9, 2014, 4:46 PM EDT

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    He’ll match up against James Shields on Friday night.

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