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

    Oct 22, 2014, 11:34 PM EDT

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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.

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

    Oct 22, 2014, 10:40 PM EDT

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

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

    Oct 22, 2014, 9:03 PM EDT

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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 …

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

    Oct 22, 2014, 1:30 PM EDT

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    I think that constitutes more than 15%.

  5. 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.

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

    Oct 21, 2014, 2:30 PM EDT

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

  7. 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.

  8. This team.

    Oct 16, 2014, 1:38 PM EDT

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

  9. 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…

  10. 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 …

  11. Royals sweep Orioles, head to first World Series since 1985

    Oct 15, 2014, 7:20 PM EDT

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    They swept the 98-win Angels and they swept the 96-win Orioles.

  12. The recipe for an unlikely Orioles’ comeback

    Oct 15, 2014, 12:38 AM EDT

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    Four-game winning streaks happen all of the time, right?

  13. Royals defeat Orioles 2-1 in Game 3 of ALCS, now just one win away from World Series

    Oct 14, 2014, 11:06 PM EDT

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    The Royals — who hadn’t made a playoff appearance in 29 years and had to make it through the American League Wild Card Game this year — are now just one win away from advancing to the World Series.

  14. Royals, Orioles headed into the ninth inning of ALCS Game 2 tied at 4-4

    Oct 11, 2014, 7:53 PM EDT

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    Game 2 of the ALCS is tied up at four apiece going into the ninth inning.

  15. 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.

  16. Royals slug two home runs to take an 8-5 lead in the 10th inning

    Oct 11, 2014, 12:34 AM EDT

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    Alex Gordon and Mike Moustakas both homered in the top of the 10th inning, giving the Royals a three-run lead as they attempt to take Game 1 of the ALCS from the Orioles.

  17. Royals squander bases loaded, no out opportunity in the top of the ninth

    Oct 11, 2014, 12:11 AM EDT

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    The Royals loaded the bases with no outs in the top of the ninth and couldn’t push across a run to break a 5-5 tie in Game 1 of the ALCS against the Orioles.

  18. Eric Hosmer’s emergence, Kelvin Herrera’s return bode well for Royals in ALCS

    Oct 6, 2014, 12:51 AM EDT

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    Some thoughts on the Royals’ plans as they get ready to battle the Orioles.

  19. Royals sweep Angels, punch their ticket to the ALCS

    Oct 5, 2014, 11:18 PM EDT

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    The Royals have swept the Angels out of the playoffs. They’ll move on to face the Orioles in the ALCS.

  20. Angels’ flawed postseason roster costs them in Game 2 loss

    Oct 4, 2014, 1:41 AM EDT

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    Overstocking the bullpen has done the Halos little good so far.

  21. Kelvin Herrera diagnosed with “slight” flexor strain

    Oct 3, 2014, 8:20 PM EDT

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    Herrera, who averaged 98.1 miles per hour with his fastball this season, has a 2.56 ERA in 215 career innings.

  22. Royals continue to confound baseball logic

    Oct 3, 2014, 1:33 PM EDT

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    How do the Royals keep doing this? After watching their Game 1 win in the ALDS, Joe Posnanski still isn’t sure.

  23. The beauty of belief

    Oct 1, 2014, 1:53 PM EDT

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

  24. Bailed out by offense, Ned Yost lives another day

    Oct 1, 2014, 2:02 AM EDT

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    Yost’s controversial call fails to doom Royals after all.

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