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  • Royals look toward next season after dream run

    Royals look toward next season after dream run

    Posted 2:54 PM 10/30/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The emotions were still raw, the sting of defeat still fresh from Game 7 of the World Series when Billy Butler stood in front of his locker and spoke in a voice full of conviction.

    They would be back, this scrappy bunch of kids. Their return to the playoffs after 29 (More)

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  • College teammate of Royals outfielder says he deserves a ring

    Posted 10:40 AM 10/30/2014 by John Zupon, KOMU 8 Reporter

    KANSAS CITY - Royals outfielder Alex Gordon was 90 feet away from tying World Series game 7 in Kansas City Wednesday. 

    Gordon hit a triple and was left stranded when catcher Salvador Perez hit a pop fly to end the game.

    Gordon played third base at the University of Nebraska and (More)

  • Downtown Kansas City sees growth since Royals last World Series

    Posted 10:13 AM 10/30/2014 by Eduardo Gonzalez, KOMU 8 Reporter

    KANSAS CITY - The Kansas City Royals success in 2014 season helped bring life to an area that did not exist the last time the Royals were in the World Series in 1985.

    The Power and Light District in Kansas City became the spot to watch the World Series for fans that did not have tickets to (More)

  • Major Kansas City corporation created famous Royals logo

    Posted 7:10 PM 10/28/2014 by Madi Morris, KOMU 8 News

    KANSAS CITY - The Hallmark Corporation, based in Kansas City, is responsible for the Royals' signature crown logo.

    Founded in 1910 when J.C. Hall decided to travel to Kansas City from Nebraska to sell postcards, Hallmark has become a billion dollar company. Although much of the company's (More)

  • Royals fall short and Giants are crowned World Series Champions

    Royals fall short and Giants are crowned World Series Champions

    Posted 10:34 PM 10/29/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Madison Bumgarner pitched five innings of near-perfect relief and the San Francisco Giants held off the Kansas City Royals 3-2 Wednesday night in Game 7 of the World Series for their third championship in five seasons.

    With both starters chased early, this became a (More)

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  • Game six reminded Royals fans of a specific moment in history

    Posted 3:26 PM 10/29/2014 by Alex Brown, KOMU 8 Reporter

    KANSAS CITY - With the World Series back at Kauffman Stadium for Game 6 and 7, fans took the opportunity to reflect on a previous big game in Kansas City.

    "I was at the game," Michael Diamond said, referring to the 1985 World Series when the St. Louis Cardinals battled the Royals in Game (More)

  • Royals Game 7 tickets a hot commodity

    Posted 9:15 AM 10/29/2014 by Jack Korte, KOMU 8 Reporter

    KANSAS CITY - The Kansas City Royals lived to see another day, but if you want to go see the final showdown, you better have a heavy wallet.

    Just before first pitch of Game 6 of the World Series, ticket prices to get into Kauffman Stadium were going for under $200.

    Game 7 is a (More)

  • Royals rout Giants 10-0 to force Game 7 in Series

    Royals rout Giants 10-0 to force Game 7 in Series

    Posted 10:40 PM 10/28/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Lorenzo Cain looped a two-run single and Eric Hosmer chopped a two-run double over shortstop in a seven-run second inning as the Kansas City Royals battered the San Francisco Giants 10-0 Tuesday night to force a decisive Game 7 in the World Series.

    Pitching with the (More)

  • Thousands attend funeral for former Cardinal Oscar Taveras

    Thousands attend funeral for former Cardinal Oscar Taveras

    Posted 4:53 PM 10/28/2014 by The Associated Press

    SOSUA, Dominican Republic (AP) - Thousands of people in the Dominican Republic are attending the burial of former St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras.

    Among those attending the funeral Tuesday for the 22-year-old slugger was Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak and manager Mike (More)

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  • Missouri resident straddles the state border

    Posted 4:34 PM 10/28/2014 by Jay Wallis, KOMU 8 Reporter

    KANSAS CITY - An apparent rivalry exists between Missouri and Kansas, as many Kansas City Royals fans are fully aware of. One born and raised Missourian has seen both sides of the battle.

    Dick Nelson lives about 150 feet from the border of Missouri and Kansas. He's always been fully aware (More)

  • Royals are back in Kansas City hoping to stay in the World Series

    Posted 2:39 AM 10/28/2014 by Amanda LaBrot, KOMU 8 Reporter

    KANSAS CITY - It's now or never for the Kansas City Royals in game six of the World Series.

    The Royals are behind 3 to 2 overall in the series, so they have to win Tuesday night to play for the title.

    Miles Figg grew up as "the lone Royals fan in his friend group" in Jefferson City (More)

  • Royals turn to Ventura in must-win game six

    Royals turn to Ventura in must-win game six

    Posted 4:58 PM 10/27/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Royals turn to a 23-year-old rookie to save their season, but not just any 23-year-old rookie: the hardest-throwing starting pitcher in the major leagues.

    Yordano Ventura gets the ball Tuesday night with the Royals trailing 3-2 in the World Series, the same position (More)

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