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)...


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


Royals fans show how patience, loyalty can pay off

Posted 2:35 PM 10/23/2014 by Morgan Uber, KOMU 8 Reporter

JEFFERSON CITY - Twenty-nine years of patience paid off for Kansas City Royals fans. The Royals not only made it to the World Series, but the team has also showed it can compete with the San Francisco Giants.

Patience especially paid off for one of Mid-Missouri's biggest Royals' fan Don (More)...

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Royals clobber Giants 7-2 to even World Series

Royals clobber Giants 7-2 to even World Series

Posted 11:54 PM 10/22/2014 by The Associated Press

KANSAS CITY (AP) - Salvador Perez shouted at Hunter Strickland, who shouted right back. The Kansas City Royals streamed from their dugout, the San Francisco Giants from their own. And for a tense moment in the sixth inning Wednesday night, Kauffman Stadium was consumed by chaos.

The one (More)...

First World Series game good despite loss for a Royals fan

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Businesses compare preparation for Royals v. Cardinal games

Posted 5:32 PM 10/21/2014 by Shay McAlister, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - Business managers say they know how to prepare for big games involving the St. Louis Cardinals but are unsure what preparation should like for Kansas City Royals games, as the World Series kicks off Tuesday. 

One business owner said during the regular season he was able to (More)...

Royals hope World Series adds to city's history

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Bumgarner, Pence lead Giants over Royals 7-1


Royals fans paying top dollar for games 1 and 2

Posted 8:20 PM 10/21/2014 by Josh Sultan, KOMU 8 Reporter

KANSAS CITY - The last time the Kansas City Royals won the World Series, 25 players on the current active 40-man roster had not yet been born. 

It's been 29 years since the Commissioner's Trophy has (More)...


Negro Leagues Baseball Museum could shine during World Series

Posted 6:09 AM 10/21/2014 by Tyler Greever, KOMU 8 Reporter

KANSAS CITY - Starting Tuesday, the national spotlight will shine on Kansas City baseball for the first time in nearly three decades.

What could be one of the biggest beneficiaries of the coverage is the city's deep Negro Leagues heritage.

"Kansas City is the birthplace of the Negro (More)...

Rest or rust? Royals, Giants set for World Series


Listeners have difficulty finding Royals on radio

Posted 6:04 PM 10/20/2014 by Morgan Uber, KOMU 8 Reporter

BOONVILLE - The Kansas City Royals have made it farther than the St. Louis Cardinals in post-season baseball for the first time in 29 years, but this won't make it any easier to find the Royals on the dial for the 2014 World Series.

There are only three Royals affiliate radio stations in (More)...

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