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5 Fun Facts About The Kansas City Royals

While many people know about the Giants, they are no rookie when it comes to the World Series having won two in the last four years, little is known about the Kansas City Royals. Here are five fun facts about America’s newest favorite team.

10/17/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 15: Salvador Perez #13 of the Kansas City Royals celebrates with fans after their 2 to 1 win over the Baltimore Orioles to sweep the series in Game Four of the American League Championship Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 15, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Keidel: Royal Blue Skies For Kansas City

Baseball is trying to be pure again. And when you consider the final four teams in the MLB postseason, they did a good job. The Giants, Cardinals, Orioles and Royals aren’t considered members of the monetary aristocracy, at least not at the level of the Yankees, Red Sox, and Dodgers.

10/17/2014

Caleb Joseph #36 of the Baltimore Orioles walks back to the dugout after striking out in the sixth inning against the Kansas City Royals during Game Four of the American League Championship Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 15, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Orioles Season Ends as Royals Complete ALCS Sweep

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.

10/15/2014

Royals pitcher Jeremy Guthrie (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Royals’ Guthrie Apologizes to Orioles for Post-Game T-Shirt

Royals pitcher Jeremy Guthrie apologized on Twitter to the Orioles for wearing a T-shirt to his post-game news conference Tuesday.

10/15/2014

Ryan Flaherty of the Baltimore Orioles reacts after striking out in the seventh inning against the Kansas City Royals during Game 3 of the American League Championship Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 14, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Orioles Fall to Royals 2-1, Go Down 3-0 in ALCS

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.

10/14/2014

Buck Showalter of the Baltimore Orioles speaks to the media after weather postponed Game Three of the American League Championship Series between the Baltimore Orioles and the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on October 13, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Royals’ Vargas, Orioles’ Gonzalez to Start Game 4

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.

10/14/2014

A view of a weather tarp covering the infield as rain falls to postpone Game 3 of the American League Championship Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 13, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

ALCS Game 3 Between Orioles, Royals Postponed Due to Rain

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.

10/13/2014

A view of a weather tarp covering the infield as rain falls to postpone Game Three of the American League Championship Series between the Baltimore Orioles and the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on October 13, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Kyle Rivas/Getty Images)

Orioles Head to Kansas City Down 0-2 to Royals in 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.

10/12/2014

Darren O'Day #56 of the Baltimore Orioles throws a pitch in the eighth inning against the Kansas City Royals during Game Two of the American League Championship Series at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on October 11, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Orioles Lose to Royals 6-4, Behind 2-0 in ALCS

Zach Britton and the Baltimore Orioles’ suddenly shaky bullpen sure picked a terrible time to lose consecutive home games for the first time since June.

10/11/2014

Asdrubal Cabrera #3, Jayson Werth #28 and manager Matt Williams #9 of the Washington Nationals look on during Game 4 of their NLDS against the San Francisco Giants.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Gone in 96 Hours: The 2014 Washington Nationals

How does the most talented team in baseball disappear in four short days? That’s the question Washington Nationals fans are left asking themselves after the team’s latest postseason letdown.

10/10/2014

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