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Royals look toward next season after dream run

Royals look toward next season after dream run

Posted 12:54 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)...

10/29/2014

Major Kansas City corporation created famous Royals logo

Posted 5:10 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)...

10/28/2014

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

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

Posted 8:40 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)...

10/29/2014

Royals Game 7 tickets a hot commodity

Posted 7:15 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)...

Yesterday

Downtown Kansas City sees growth since Royals last World Series

Posted 8:13 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)...

College teammate of Royals outfielder says he deserves a ring

10/29/2014

Royals fall short and Giants are crowned World Series Champions

Royals fall short and Giants are crowned World Series Champions

Posted 8:34 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)...

Game six reminded Royals fans of a specific moment in history

10/28/2014

Thousands attend funeral for former Cardinal Oscar Taveras

Thousands attend funeral for former Cardinal Oscar Taveras

Posted 2:53 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)...

Missouri resident straddles the state border

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

10/27/2014

Royals turn to Ventura in must-win game six

Royals turn to Ventura in must-win game six

Posted 2:58 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)...

10/26/2014

Giants beat Royals 5-0 for 3-2 World Series lead

Giants beat Royals 5-0 for 3-2 World Series lead

Posted 8:23 PM 10/26/2014 by The Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Madison Bumgarner smothered the Kansas City Royals for the second time in a week, pitching a four-hitter that led the San Francisco Giants to a 5-0 victory Sunday night and a 3-2 World Series lead.

Bumgarner struck out eight and walked none in improving to 4-0 in four (More)...

Cardinals outfielder Taveras killed in car accident

10/25/2014

Royals squander early lead in Game 4 loss

Royals squander early lead in Game 4 loss

Posted 9:37 PM 10/25/2014 by The Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The plan this postseason has been pretty straightforward for the Kansas City Royals: Take an early lead and then hand the game over to a terrific trio of hard-throwing relievers.

A four-run third inning provided the lead Saturday night. But starter Jason Vargas got (More)...

10/24/2014

Royals defeat Giants 3-2 to take Game 3 in San Francisco

Royals defeat Giants 3-2 to take Game 3 in San Francisco

Posted 8:58 PM 10/24/2014 by The Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - All season long and deep into October, the Kansas City Royals have relied on their winning formula of fundamental baseball: sparkling defense, a stingy bullpen and just enough timely hitting.

It won them a wild card and the American League pennant. And now, it has (More)...

At 1-all, World Series moves to quirky Giants park

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