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  1. The beauty of belief

    Oct 1, 2014, 1:53 PM EDT

    Nosotros Creemos!

    The Royals may not have won the AL Wild Card if not for the confounding decisions of manager Ned Yost.

  2. A’s will have six months to play the “what if” game

    Oct 1, 2014, 1:44 AM EDT

    Jonny Gomes, Sam Fuld

    In-game losses left the A’s undermanned in defeat.

  3. Video: Salvador Perez walks off Royals in Wild Card Game

    Oct 1, 2014, 1:29 AM EDT

    salvador perez getty

    In case you missed it, here is the replay of Salvador Perez’s walkoff hit from Tuesday night’s AL Wild Card Game …

  4. Royals complete thrilling comeback to defeat A’s in the American League Wild Card Game

    Oct 1, 2014, 1:10 AM EDT

    eric hosmer getty

    Salvador Perez was held hitless in his first five at-bats of Tuesday’s American League Wild Card Game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, but he smacked a walkoff RBI single down the left-field line in the 12th inning to give the Royals a 9-8 victory over the A’s.

  5. Wild Card Game: A’s vs. Royals lineups

    Sep 30, 2014, 3:05 PM EDT

    Royals WIld Card Game

    Some surprises for Oakland. Zero surprises for Kansas City.

  6. Tigers hang on for second straight win against Royals

    Sep 20, 2014, 5:20 PM EDT

    Hunter AP

    This was a day of missed opportunities for the Royals.

  7. Royals beat Tigers, reclaim American League Central lead

    Sep 10, 2014, 11:25 PM EDT

    james shields getty

    James Shields struck out eight batters and yielded just two hits over seven scoreless innings and the Kansas City bullpen kept the shutout intact as the Royals beat the Tigers 3-0 on Wednesday night at Detroit’s Comerica Park to reclaim a one-game lead in the American League Central standings.

  8. Aroldis Chapman’s fastball could make some history

    Aug 31, 2014, 9:35 PM EDT

    Aroldis Chapman

    Aroldis Chapman has had a great season, as usual, but he could do something no pitcher has done since the implementation of pitch-tracking technology in 2006.

  9. Salvador Perez wears women’s perfume behind the plate

    Aug 28, 2014, 2:30 PM EDT

    salvador perez light blue getty

    Umpire to Perez: “You smell good, Salvy!” I am not making that up.

  10. MRI comes back negative on Salvador Perez’s knee

    Aug 21, 2014, 8:15 PM EDT

    Salvador Perez AP

    Royals catcher Salvador Perez was scratched from Wednesday’s lineup with tightness in his right knee, but an MRI on Thursday revealed no structural damage.

  11. Salvador Perez to have an MRI on his knee

    Aug 21, 2014, 10:30 AM EDT

    salvador perez light blue getty

    He was hurt Monday. Played Tuesday. Out yesterday. Now it’s MRI time.

  12. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    Aug 18, 2014, 5:30 AM EDT

    Lloyd McClendon, Tony Randazzp

    An ump show in Detroit couldn’t stop the Mariners’ momentum.

  13. Blue Jays acquire Danny Valencia from Royals for Erik Kratz and Liam Hendriks

    Jul 28, 2014, 7:29 PM EDT

    Danny Valencia Getty

    It’s not a big deal, but the Blue Jays and Royals have pulled off a trade this evening which will send infielder Danny Valencia to Toronto and catcher Erik Kratz and right-hander Liam Hendriks to Kansas City.

  14. Salvador Perez out Sunday with groin strain

    Jul 20, 2014, 11:40 AM EDT

    salvador perez getty

    From beat writer Andy McCullough of the Kansas City Star comes word that Royals catcher Salvador Perez will miss Sunday’s series finale against the Red Sox because of a strained right groin.

  15. The 2014 All-Star Game Preview

    Jul 15, 2014, 2:00 PM EDT

    all-star game logo 2014

    The Midsummer Classic is finally here. Let’s look at what we’ll be looking at this evening.

  16. All-Star game lineups, with Jeter and McCutchen leading off

    Jul 14, 2014, 1:25 PM EDT

    Derek Jeter

    Cardinals right-hander Adam Wainwright and Mariners right-hander Felix Hernandez have been named the starting pitchers for the All-Star game, and here are the starting lineups they’ll be facing tomorrow night.

  17. The 2014 All-Star rosters have been announced

    Jul 6, 2014, 7:51 PM EDT

    Jose Bautista

    Find out who’s on the roster for each league in the All-Star Game at Target Field in Minnesota on July 15.

  18. Back to the Future

    Jun 18, 2014, 3:30 PM EDT

    Kansas City Royals v Chicago White Sox

    For a minute, it’s 1985, and the Royals are in first place. Savor this moment.

  19. A reader thinks Alex Avila is tipping the Tigers’ pitches

    Jun 18, 2014, 2:01 PM EDT

    Screen Shot 2014-06-18 at 2.00.30 PM

    Eh, probably way more complicated than this, but it’s something to obsess about until game time.

  20. Dale Sveum offers his theory on the Royals’ hitting woes

    May 30, 2014, 10:25 PM EDT

    Dale Sveum

    New Royals hitting coach Dale Sveum offers up a theory on the team’s offensive futility.

  21. Aroldis Chapman throws live batting practice, wants one more session before heading out on rehab assignment

    Apr 26, 2014, 9:20 PM EDT

    Aroldis Chapman

    Reds reliever Aroldis Chapman threw live batting practice on Saturday, but wants one more session before heading out on a rehab assignment.

  22. Salvador Perez line drive broke Royals first base coach Rusty Kuntz’s wrist

    Apr 22, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT

    Luis Mendoza, Rusty Kuntz

    Batting practice can be a dangerous place, as Royals first base coach Rusty Kuntz unfortunately learned Monday when a Salvador Perez line drive broke his wrist.

  23. Aroldis Chapman likely to face live hitters Wednesday

    Apr 21, 2014, 8:12 PM EDT

    Aroldis Chapman AP

    Aroldis Chapman is getting closer to returning to game action.

  24. Inside Ned Yost’s head

    Apr 2, 2014, 7:35 PM EDT

    Ned Yost and his flexible thumb

    Have you ever wondered what Royals manager Ned Yost is thinking when he puts in pinch-runner after pinch-runner, rather than maybe hitting for the guy who was arguably the league’s worst hitter last year?

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