Wait is over: Fall Classic returns to Kansas City
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Six days after celebrating an American League pennant in front of their own fans by dispatching the Orioles, the Royals will host the Giants in the first World Series matchup between the clubs. First pitch in Game 1 of the best-of-seven series is schedu…Upvote Share Tweet
Surprising contributors led unheralded club to first placeMLB.com 18 hours agoAn ALCS sweep that ended their season notwithstanding, the Orioles had an excellent season that was boosted primarily by acquisitions and reserves who filled in for unavailable All-Stars.Upvote Share Tweet
Tigers' outfield prospect Moya slugs homerMLB.com Oct 19 (2 days ago)Steven Moya, who hit .276 with 33 doubles and 35 home runs at Double-A this year, connected on his first home run of the Arizona Fall League on Saturday night. Orioles prospect Zach Davies scattered two hits across four innings, striking out seven and e…Upvote Share Tweet
Could the Yankees ever be Royals? Young and athletic K.C. is everything that Bombers are notnydailynews.com Oct 18 (3 days ago)This was after Game 2 of the ALCS in Baltimore, in which the resurgent Royals had just beaten the Orioles at their own game again, and a couple of scouts were discussing the way the series was going.Upvote Share TweetSecond baseman Brian Roberts is retiring, according to The Baltimore Sun. The 37-year-old Roberts spent 13 of his 14 Major League seasons with the Orioles and played his last year with the Yankees.Upvote Share Tweet
Offseason begins as Orioles pack bagsMLB.com Oct 17 (3 days ago)Technically, baseball season still lasts at least another week. For the Orioles, it's over. The boxes and bags that filled the home clubhouse at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on Friday afternoon were only a reminder of that.Upvote Share Tweet
Charles sees 1969 Mets in 2014 RoyalsMLB.com Oct 16 (4 days ago)As the surprise party raged on in the Royals' clubhouse Wednesday evening -- surprise, the Royals had swept the Orioles in the American League Championship Series -- a man with strong ties to Kansas City baseball celebrated in a more modest manner in hi…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 16 (4 days ago)The nearly three decades of frustration and disappointment that have relentlessly engulfed the Kansas City Royals organization were finally lifted on Wednesday afternoon at Kauffman Stadium. With a 2-1 victory over the Baltimore Orioles, the Royals comp…Upvote Share TweetThe nearly three decades of frustration and disappointment that have relentlessly engulfed the Kansas City Royals organization were finally lifted on Wednesday afternoon at Kauffman Stadium. With a 2-1 victory over the Baltimore Orioles, the Royals comp…Upvote Share TweetMLB.com Oct 16 (4 days ago)On Wednesday, manager Ned Yost and his Royals completed a sweep of the Orioles in the American League Championship Series to advance to the World Series for the third time in franchise history. Yost, often questioned for the rigidity of his bullpen usag…Upvote Share Tweet
Labor of glove: Royals rack up defensive gemsMLB.com Oct 15 (5 days ago)The 2014 Royals are making defense cool again. They don't just excel at it; they embrace it, revel in it and salivate at the opportunity to take away hits. They proved it, once again, throughout their American League Championship Series sweep of the Ori…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 15 (5 days ago)It's time for the Baltimore Police Department to pay up. The city's police had a bet with the Kansas City Police Department on the American League Championship Series. With the Kansas City Royals' series-clinching win Wednesday in Game 4 over the Baltim…Upvote Share Tweet
Adam Jones's Take On The Season: "Fucking Awesome"deadspin.com Oct 15 (5 days ago)The Orioles just lost four straight games to the Royals to get knocked out of the playoffs, but you won't see a morose Adam Jones moping around. His team had the second best record in the American League this season, and reached the ALCS for the first s…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 15 (5 days ago)KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The silence in the visiting clubhouse was so loud that the backslaps from hugs teammates gave to each other echoed throughout the space. Baltimore Orioles players spoke in hushed tones, contemplating what went wrong while getting swep…Upvote Share TweetWith more dominant defense, an opportunistic offense and a bullpen that shut down the Baltimore Orioles once again, Greg Holland and the Kansas City Royals wrapped up a sweep of the ALCS with a 2-1 victory on Wednesday.Upvote Share Tweet
Ventura good to go if Game 6 neededYordano Ventura, who exited Game 2 of the ALCS against the Orioles after 5 2/3 innings with a stiff right shoulder, remains on track to start Game 6 on Friday if necessary.Upvote Share TweetJarrod Dyson's mouth often runs as fast as his legs, so his comments regarding Orioles third baseman Ryan Flaherty's supposed knee drop in Tuesday's Game 3 remained a hot topic Wednesday, though he downplayed them when asked about the incident again.Upvote Share Tweet
O's have ace in hole for potential Game 5If Baltimore is successful in its attempt to extend the American League Championship Series, the Orioles are all but certain to send ace Chris Tillman to the mound for Game 5.Upvote Share Tweet
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