Royals celebrate World Series title

Nov 4, 2015

Royals celebrate World Series title

Royals fans packed downtown Kansas City on Tuesday as the team’s first World Series trophy in 30 years, and the players who won it, wound through crowded streets. Waving flags, hats and signs, the crowd erupted in cheers as pickup trucks carrying CEO David ...

Royals stage late rally to win World Series

Nov 2, 2015

Royals stage late rally to win World Series

They worked all season to take one more step in the World Series. Eric Hosmer wouldn’t wait any longer. Hosmer’s daring dash forced extra innings, and those bound-and-determined Kansas City Royals rallied yet again to beat the New York Mets 7-2 in 12 innings ...

Royals rally to take Game 4

Nov 1, 2015

Royals rally to take Game 4

A charmed October for Eric Hosmer and the Kansas City Royals ended with one more comeback. Now, a win in November and they’ll be World Series champions. Second baseman Daniel Murphy’s error on Hosmer’s grounder in the eighth inning keyed another rally by the ...

Mets crush Royals, cut deficit to 2-1

Oct 31, 2015

Mets crush Royals, cut deficit to 2-1

Two balls launched over the wall, one fired over an opponent’s head and just like that, David Wright and the New York Mets are right back in this World Series. Wright homered and drove in four runs, Curtis Granderson also connected and rookie Noah ...

Royals take 2-0 Series lead

Oct 29, 2015

Royals take 2-0 Series lead

Following the final out, after Johnny Cueto completed his two-hitter, several hundred fans remained in Kauffman Stadium, wanting one more look at the Kansas City Royals. The next time they see Eric Hosmer and his teammates may be in a parade. After smothering the ...

Royals edge Mets in Game 1

Oct 28, 2015

Royals edge Mets in Game 1

An inside-the-park home run. A power failure that blacked out the TV audience. Crazy bounces, great plays and key errors. The longest World Series opener ever had a little bit of everything. And more than five hours after they began, Alcides Escobar and the ...

Oct 27, 2015

Volquez, Harvey to start Game 1

The Royals will send Edinson Volquez to the mound in Game 1 of the World Series, choosing their most consistent starter to lead things off against the New York Mets. The more volatile Johnny Cueto will go in Game 2. Royals manager Ned Yost ...

Giants down Royals in dramatic Game 7

Oct 30, 2014

Giants down Royals in dramatic Game 7

Madison Bumgarner punctuated a World Series performances for the ages by pitching the San Francisco Giants to their third title in five years with a 3-2 win over the Kansas City Royals in Game 7 on Wednesday night. The big left-hander came out of ...

Gritty Royals force Game 7

Oct 29, 2014

Gritty Royals force Game 7

A couple hundred fans stood behind the Royals dugout for more than a half-hour after the final out, screaming and waving white rally towels. Bring on Game 7! Yordano Ventura, a 23-year-old rookie pitching with a heavy heart and the initials of late St. ...

Giants move to brink of glory

Oct 27, 2014

Giants move to brink of glory

With every pitch, Madison Bumgarner etched his place among the World Series greats. The long, tall lefty kept slinging away and put the San Francisco Giants just one win from yet another championship, throwing a four-hitter to beat the Kansas City Royals 5-0 Sunday ...

Giants blast past Royals

Oct 26, 2014

Giants blast past Royals

Hunter Pence and Pablo Sandoval charged up a pulsating crowd with their shouts and swings, and the San Francisco Giants surged past the Kansas City Royals 11-4 on Saturday night to tie the World Series at two games apiece. Down by three runs in ...

Royals edge Giants for 2-1 lead

Oct 25, 2014

Royals edge Giants for 2-1 lead

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 ...