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Wait is over: Fall Classic returns to Kansas City

Wait is over: Fall Classic returns to Kansas City

MLB.com Updated Oct 20 (3 days ago)
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…
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  • Surprising contributors led unheralded club to first place

    Surprising contributors led unheralded club to first place

    MLB.com Oct 20 (3 days ago)
    An 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.
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  • Tigers' outfield prospect Moya slugs homer

    Tigers' outfield prospect Moya slugs homer

    MLB.com Oct 19 (5 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…
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  • Could the Yankees ever be Royals? Young and athletic K.C. is ev…

    Could the Yankees ever be Royals? Young and athletic K.C. is everything that Bombers are not

    nydailynews.com Oct 18 (5 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.
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  • Roberts hangs up cleats after 14 years in Majors

    Roberts hangs up cleats after 14 years in Majors

    MLB.com yahoo.com ESPN.com Oct 18 (5 days ago)
    Second 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.
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  • Offseason begins as Orioles pack bags

    Offseason begins as Orioles pack bags

    MLB.com Oct 17 (6 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.
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  • Charles sees 1969 Mets in 2014 Royals

    Charles sees 1969 Mets in 2014 Royals

    MLB.com Oct 16 (7 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…
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  • How the Kansas City Royals got to the World Series

    How the Kansas City Royals got to the World Series

    yahoo.com Oct 16 (7 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…
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  • How the Kansas City Royals got to the World Series

    How the Kansas City Royals got to the World Series

    yahoo.com MLB.com nytimes.com Oct 16 (7 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…
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  • With trip to World Series, Yost proves detractors wrong

    With trip to World Series, Yost proves detractors wrong

    MLB.com Oct 16 (7 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…
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  • Labor of glove: Royals rack up defensive gems

    Labor of glove: Royals rack up defensive gems

    MLB.com Oct 15
    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…
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  • After ALCS sweep, Kansas City Police will get crab cakes from B…

    After ALCS sweep, Kansas City Police will get crab cakes from Baltimore

    yahoo.com Oct 15
    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…
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  • Adam Jones's Take On The Season: "Fucking Awesome"

    Adam Jones's Take On The Season: "Fucking Awesome"

    deadspin.com Oct 15
    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…
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  • Baltimore Orioles lament the chances and breaks that didn't go …

    Baltimore Orioles lament the chances and breaks that didn't go their way in ALCS sweep

    yahoo.com Oct 15
    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…
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  • Royals advance to first World Series since '85

    Royals advance to first World Series since '85

    With 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.
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  • Ventura good to go if Game 6 needed

    Ventura good to go if Game 6 needed

    MLB.com Oct 15
    Yordano 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.
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  • Dyson not concerned over Flaherty incident ahead of Game 4

    Dyson not concerned over Flaherty incident ahead of Game 4

    MLB.com Oct 15
    Jarrod 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.
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  • O's have ace in hole for potential Game 5

    O's have ace in hole for potential Game 5

    MLB.com Oct 15
    If 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.
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  • Video - Cain On Making WS 01:55

    Cain On Making WS

    Oct 15
    ALCS MVP Lorenzo Cain discusses his solid play this postseason, the patience of Royals manager Ned Yost and looking forward to playing in the World Series.
  • Video - Royals Sweep Orioles, Advance To World Series 03:34

    Royals Sweep Orioles, Advance To World Series

    Oct 15
    The Royals beat the Orioles 2-1 in Game 4 of the ALCS to advance to the World Series for the first time since 1985.
  • Video - Butler: "Worth The Wait" 01:04

    Butler: "Worth The Wait"

    Oct 15
    Tim Kurkjian speaks with Royals DH Billy Butler about the team advancing to the World Series for the first time since 1985.
  • Video - Gordon On Royals' Win 01:23

    Gordon On Royals' Win

    Oct 15
    Royals left fielder Alex Gordon speaks with Tim Kurkian about the Royals' undefeated start to the postseason and looking ahead to the World Series.

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