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11/4/2014

Royals, Orioles each win 3 Gold Gloves, Molina 7th

Royals, Orioles each win 3 Gold Gloves, Molina 7th

Posted 5:11 PM 11/4/2014 by The Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) - St. Louis catcher Yadier Molina has won his seventh Gold Glove in a row while three players from both the Kansas City Royals and Baltimore Orioles have been honored for fielding excellence.

Rawlings announced the winners Tuesday. Managers and coaches voted for the awards in (More)...

11/3/2014

Sports feasibility study could bring revenue to Columbia

Posted 1:21 PM 11/3/2014 by John Zupon, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - The Columbia Convention and Visitors Bureau will watch as the sports feasibility impact study will be presented to the Columbia City Council on Monday night.

In March, the CVB and Columbia Parks and Recreation teamed up to study how expanding or renovating ball parks, soccer (More)...

Royals extend qualifying offer to Shields

11/2/2014

Royals decline 2015 option on DH Billy Butler

Royals decline 2015 option on DH Billy Butler

Posted 6:33 AM 11/2/2014 by The Associated Press

KANSAS CITY (AP) - The Royals have declined their option for next season on Billy Butler, making the former All-Star designated hitter a free agent for the first time in his eight-year career.

The Royals elected to pay Butler a $1 million buyout rather than exercise their $12.5 million (More)...

10/30/2014

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)...

10/30/2014

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

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