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  • Cain named ALCS MVP

    Cain named ALCS MVP

    Posted 8:20 PM 10/15/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Lorenzo Cain capped the AL Championship Series with his best catch yet: an MVP trophy.

    The smooth center fielder snagged MVP honors after helping the Kansas City Royals to a four-game sweep of the Baltimore Orioles with a 2-1 victory Wednesday.

    Along with making a (More)

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  • Royals edge Orioles 2-1 to take 3-0 lead in ALCS

    Royals edge Orioles 2-1 to take 3-0 lead in ALCS

    Posted 10:23 PM 10/14/2014 by Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Mike Moustakas had his eye on the ball from the moment it left Adam Jones's bat, tracking it against the bright lights of Kauffman Stadium. When it settled into his glove and he tumbled into a dugout suite, a dozen fans were waiting to pick him right back up.

    Just like (More)

  • Giants beat Cardinals in 10th on Choate wild throw

    Giants beat Cardinals in 10th on Choate wild throw

    Posted 7:34 PM 10/14/2014 by The Associated Press

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A wild pitch, a wide throw and an 18-inning marathon. These playoff-tested Giants keep finding wacky ways to win in another special October.

    An errant throw by reliever Randy Choate on a bunt allowed Brandon Crawford to score the winning run in the bottom of the 10th (More)

  • A.J. Pierzynski will replace injured Yadier Molina in NLCS game 3

    A.J. Pierzynski will replace injured Yadier Molina in NLCS game 3

    Posted 2:32 PM 10/14/2014 by The Associated Press

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A.J. Pierzynski will start at catcher in place of the injured Yadier Molina for the St. Louis Cardinals in the third game of the NL Championship Series against the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday.

    Molina had started the past 83 postseason games for the Cardinals, since (More)

  • Game 3 of ALCS postponed

    Game 3 of ALCS postponed

    Posted 3:40 PM 10/13/2014 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer

    KANSAS CITY - The Kansas City Royals and Baltimore Orioles will have to wait another day to play Game 3 of the AL Championship Series. Around 3:30 p.m. CT on Monday, the announcement came that due to inclement weather in the Kansas City area the game would not be able to be played Monday (More)

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  • Wong homers in 9th, Cards edge Giants to tie NLCS

    Wong homers in 9th, Cards edge Giants to tie NLCS

    Posted 11:01 PM 10/12/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Kolten Wong hit a leadoff home run in the bottom of the ninth inning and the resilient St. Louis Cardinals beat the San Francisco Giants 5-4 Sunday night, evening the NL Championship Series at one game apiece.

    The Cardinals won after losing All-Star catcher Yadier Molina (More)

  • Royals return home with 2-0 ALCS lead over Orioles

    Royals return home with 2-0 ALCS lead over Orioles

    Posted 10:12 PM 10/12/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - Resilience and perseverance are two traits that have come to epitomize the Kansas City Royals, who've turned into a playoff force with their run of late-inning wins.

    They're two qualities that the Baltimore Orioles had better embrace.

    After taking the first two (More)

  • Cardinals GM: Wainwright weary more than hurt

    Cardinals GM: Wainwright weary more than hurt

    Posted 10:09 PM 10/12/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright insists he's fine physically, though he's failed to make it through the fifth inning in both of his postseason starts.

    St. Louis general manager John Mozeliak said Sunday that he thinks Wainwright's workload is simply taking a toll. The GM (More)

  • Bumgarner tames Cardinals, Giants take NLCS lead

    Bumgarner tames Cardinals, Giants take NLCS lead

    Posted 1:26 PM 10/12/2014 by The Associated Press

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Madison Bumgarner once again put the San Francisco Giants well on the road to a playoff victory.

    Bumgarner pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning and the Giants combined just enough hitting with a couple of defensive flubs by St. Louis to beat the Cardinals 3-0 (More)

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  • Royals beat Orioles 6-4 for 2-0 lead in ALCS

    Royals beat Orioles 6-4 for 2-0 lead in ALCS

    Posted 2:07 PM 10/12/2014 by The Associated Press

    BALTIMORE (AP) - The Kansas City Royals prefer to simply savor their exceptional performance at Camden Yards rather than ponder the historical ramifications of where it's gotten them.

    Alcides Escobar doubled in the go-ahead run in the ninth inning, Mike Moustakas extended his home (More)

  • Gordon-led Royals beat Orioles 8-6 in ALCS

    Gordon-led Royals beat Orioles 8-6 in ALCS

    Posted 12:14 AM 10/11/2014 by The Associated Press

    BALTIMORE (AP) - These Kansas City Royals, and Alex Gordon in particular, are way more than just speed and singles. Especially in extra innings.

    Gordon hit a tiebreaking homer in the 10th inning, Mike Moustakas added a two-run shot and the Royals defeated the Baltimore Orioles 8-6 Friday (More)

  • Hosmer, Moustakas leading Royals into ALCS

    Hosmer, Moustakas leading Royals into ALCS

    Posted 9:09 AM 10/10/2014 by The Associated Press

    KANSAS CITY (AP) - The expectations that accompanied Mike Moustakas and Eric Hosmer were largely unfair, and anybody in the Kansas City Royals front office would probably be willing to admit it.

    Moustakas was the second overall pick in the 2007 first-year player draft. Hosmer went third (More)

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