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  1. The Blue Jays are trying to trade for a closer

    Dec 29, 2014, 7:55 PM EST

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    The Blue Jays also have free agent closer Francisco Rodriguez on their radar.

  2. Luke Hochevar hopes to begin throwing off a mound in January

    Dec 6, 2014, 12:50 PM EST

    Luke Hochevar AP

    Hochevar, who signed a new two-year, $10 million deal with the Royals this week, missed the entire 2014 season following Tommy John surgery.

  3. Jose Abreu is a unanimous selection for AL Rookie of the Year

    Nov 10, 2014, 6:23 PM EST

    Jose Abreu

    Joins Albert Pujols, Evan Longoria and Mike Trout as unanimous winners.

  4. The Royals pick up Wade Davis’ option

    Nov 3, 2014, 2:00 PM EST

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    It’ll cost them $7 million for 2015. I think they’re cool with that.

  5. Should the Royals trade Greg Holland?

    Nov 1, 2014, 11:10 PM EST

    Greg Holland

    Former big leaguer C.J. Nitkowski argues that the Royals should trade closer Greg Holland.

  6. What’s in store for the Royals this winter?

    Oct 30, 2014, 12:49 PM EST

    Dayton Moore, Ned Yost

    A look at the tough calls the Royals will have to make following their World Series run.

  7. Game 7 live blog: The Giants are World Series Champions!

    Oct 29, 2014, 11:20 PM EST

    Madison Bumgarner

    Madison Bumgarner gets the win. And becomes a legend.

  8. Madison Bumgarner tosses 5-0 shutout in Game 5 to send Giants up 3-2 in the World Series over the Royals

    Oct 26, 2014, 11:19 PM EST

    Madison Bumgarner

    The Giants head to Kansas City for Game 6 of the World Series against the Royals with a 3-2 series lead after Madison Bumgarner tossed a 5-0 shutout on Sunday night.

  9. Giants rout Royals 11-4 in Game 4 to even up the World Series at 2-2

    Oct 26, 2014, 12:09 AM EST

    2014 World Series Game 4: Kansas City Royals v. San Francisco Giants

    The Giants scored 10 unanswered runs against the Royals en route to an 11-4 win in Game 4 of the World Series. The series is now tied at 2-2 going into Sunday’s Game 5.

  10. Behind strong bullpen, Royals edge Giants 3-2 to take a 2-1 World Series lead

    Oct 24, 2014, 11:27 PM EST

    The Royals’ bullpen was solid, allowing only two base runners in four innings to preserve Jeremy Guthrie’s win in Game 3 of the World Series against the Giants.

  11. The greatest trick this Royals bullpen ever pulled …

    Oct 24, 2014, 6:55 PM EST

    Greg Holland

    The Royals bullpen is really good. So good, in fact, that you can’t really use it incorrectly, Joe Posnanski writes.

  12. Royals even up World Series with 7-2 Game 2 victory

    Oct 22, 2014, 11:34 PM EST

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    Yordano Ventura held the Giants to two runs over five-plus innings and the Kansas City offense awoke for seven runs on 10 hits as the Royals evened up the 2014 World Series at a win apiece with a 7-2 Game 2 victory on Wednesday night at Kauffman Stadium.

  13. Royals grab commanding lead and benches clear in sixth inning of World Series Game 2

    Oct 22, 2014, 10:40 PM EST

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    The host Royals have the visiting Giants right where they want them in Game 2 of the World Series.

  14. Craig Kimbrel wins Trevor Hoffman Award; Greg Holland gets Mariano Rivera Award

    Oct 22, 2014, 9:03 PM EST

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    Major League Baseball announced in April that two new regular-season awards would be handed out every year, going to the top reliever in each league. The NL’s award was named after Trevor Hoffman and the AL’s was named after Mariano Rivera. Here, via MLB’s Twitter account, are the first recipients …

  15. Wade Davis’ wife tipped a waiter a World Series ticket

    Oct 22, 2014, 1:30 PM EST

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    I think that constitutes more than 15%.

  16. Giants inhaling the air of superiority after Game 1

    Oct 22, 2014, 9:35 AM EST

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

  17. The Royals have three closers, really. And they’re closing things out at an amazing rate

    Oct 21, 2014, 2:30 PM EST

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    Joe Posnanski looks at where they came from and just how dominant they’ve been.

  18. Your Official HardballTalk World Series Preview

    Oct 21, 2014, 9:29 AM EST

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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.

  19. This team.

    Oct 16, 2014, 1:38 PM EST

    ALCS - Baltimore Orioles v Kansas City Royals - Game Four

    The Royals are winners again. That word Buck loathed, that word “unbelievable,” lost some ground.

  20. Against all expectations, Ned Yost figured it out

    Oct 15, 2014, 10:28 PM EST

    Ned Yost

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

  21. Wil Myers congratulates the Royals

    Oct 15, 2014, 8:58 PM EST

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

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