The Royals reach their first World Series since 1985 with 8 straight American League playoff wins, beating the Athletics, Angels and Orioles.
With more dominant defense, an opportunistic offense that plated two runs in the first inning, and a bullpen that shut down the Baltimore Orioles once again, Greg Holland and the wild-card Royals wrapped up a sweep of the AL Championship Series with a 2-1 victory on Wednesday.
Royals pitcher Jeremy Guthrie apologized on Twitter to the Orioles for wearing a T-shirt to his post-game news conference Tuesday.
The Baltimore Orioles keep waiting for the Kansas City Royals to falter, for an outfielder to misplay a fly ball or an infielder to throw away an easy out.
The Royals are sticking with left-hander Jason Vargas and the Orioles with right-hander Miguel Gonzalez for Game 4 of their AL Championship Series on Wednesday.
The Royals lead the Orioles 2-0. The Cardinals and Giants are tied at one game. What’s the chance of each possible World Series matchup?
Monday night’s Game 3 of the American League Championship Series between the Baltimore Orioles and Kansas City Royals has been postponed due to rain.
The Royals have a six-game winning streak in the 2014 MLB postseason. And now they head back to Kansas City with a 2-0 lead over the Orioles in the ALCS.
The Orioles were 46-35 on the road this season, a decent mark but by no means the same level of dominance that they exhibited at home.
Suspended slugger Chris Davis won’t be playing in the AL Championship Series for the Baltimore Orioles.