Playoff Pinch Hits: James Shields-Wil Myers Trade A Success For RoyalsThe Kansas City Royals traded for starting pitcher James Shields before the 2013 season, giving up top hitting prospect Wil Myers.
Playoff Pinch Hits: Royals And Giants An Unlikely World Series PairingThe World Series between the Royals and Giants will feature two teams that didn't even win 90 games during the regular season.
5 Fun Facts About The Kansas City RoyalsWhile 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.
Keidel: Royal Blue Skies For Kansas CityBaseball 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.
Playoff Pinch Hits: Royals Will Be Fan Favorites In World SeriesThe Giants beat the Cardinals to make the World Series. But baseball fans outside of San Francisco will be rooting for the Royals.
Playoff Pinch Hits: Kansas City Royals' Streak May End In World SeriesThe Royals reach their first World Series since 1985 with 8 straight American League playoff wins, beating the Athletics, Angels and Orioles.
Orioles Season Ends as Royals Complete ALCS SweepWith 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' 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.
Orioles Fall to Royals 2-1, Go Down 3-0 in ALCSThe 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.
Kansas City Royals Front Office Loaded with Talent from George MasonThe front office of the Kansas City Royals, a team one win away from its first World Series appearance since 1985, largely consists of former George Mason University baseball players.
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.
Playoff Pinch Hits: Predicting The World Series MatchupThe 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?
ALCS Game 3 Between Orioles, Royals Postponed Due to RainMonday night's Game 3 of the American League Championship Series between the Baltimore Orioles and Kansas City Royals has been postponed due to rain.
Playoff Pinch Hits: It's All Kansas City In The American League PlayoffsThe 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.
Orioles Head to Kansas City Down 0-2 to Royals in ALCSThe 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.