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Kansas City Royals

Do Not Adjust Your MLB Playoffs: The Royals Are 1 Win From The World Series

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 10.14.2014 | Home

The Kansas City Royals are making up for lost time, in a hurry. After missing the MLB postseason for nearly 30 years, the Royals are just one win ...

Based on the Royals Ticket Market, It's World Series Or Bust

Jesse Lawrence | Posted 12.14.2014 | Home
Jesse Lawrence

After winning the first two games of the series, Royals fans are sending a clear signal that they believe the party won't stop until the World Series, and that there will be a lot more baseball in Kansas City this October.

27 Reasons The Royals Are Becoming America's Favorite Team

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 10.21.2014 | Home

With the Kansas City Royals, it seems to be case of baseball fans not knowing what they had got until it was here. After going nearly 30 years wit...

Chemistry, Small Ball and Situational Hitting Win in Playoffs, Not Big Payrolls

Leigh Steinberg | Posted 12.10.2014 | Home
Leigh Steinberg

The heavily favored Dodgers, Angels, Nationals, and Tigers were quickly eliminated in favor of the Cardinals, Royals, Giants, and Orioles. If big money was the key to winning in the playoffs, different teams would have won.

How Bill Veeck Invented the Baltimore Orioles

Landon Jones | Posted 12.10.2014 | Home
Landon Jones

When the Baltimore Orioles begin playing for the American League Championship series tonight, on the line will be not only their reputation but that of one of the most colorful franchises in baseball history: the St. Louis Browns, from whose ashes the Orioles rose like a phoenix exactly 60 years ago this year.

Living That Fantasy

Julian McWilliams | Posted 12.10.2014 | Home
Julian McWilliams

Some stories deserve to be retold; with it breeds new life, purpose and most importantly understanding. It makes the process that much more magical -- an indelible piece of our history, if not in the physical, the mental and emotional.

Sport and Society for Arete-Baseball

Richard Crepeau | Posted 12.10.2014 | Home
Richard Crepeau

The playoffs opened September 30 with the Wild Card Game in the American League where the Kansas City Royals showed up as the surprise guest and host. Over and over again came the reminders that the Royals had not been in post-season play since 1985 when they won the World Series.

Royals Fans Fulfill Promise On Sign

Posted 10.07.2014 | Home

One Kansas City Royals fan caught the Internet's attention last week as she watched her team take on the Oakland A's in the American League Wild Card ...

Hubris, and How Matt Kemp's Swing Saved LA (For the Moment)

Eric Trules | Posted 12.06.2014 | Home
Eric Trules

Thanks to Matt Kemp and his beautiful, empathetic swing, we still have the Dodgers. At least for another day or two. Let's see what the Gods have in store for them in Game 3 in St. Louis Monday. Hold your breath, LA, it might be another lesson in... humility.

Pedro Martinez Shows Solidarity With a Young Pitcher

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 12.01.2014 | Home
Lincoln Mitchell

Ventura is a very good young pitcher who was a member of the Royals rotation all year where he posted a very respectable 3.20 ERA and a 14-10 record. Bringing him in to pitch in an unfamiliar situation like on only two days rest seemed especially strange and almost cruel to the young pitcher.

This Is What It Felt Like To Be A Royals Fan Last Night

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 10.01.2014 | Home

George Brett gets it. The retired Kansas City Royals legend was in attendance at Kauffman Stadium when the franchise made its first postseason app...

Royals Rally Twice For Walk-Off Win

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 10.01.2014 | Home

At long last, there will be October baseball in Kansas City. With one swing of his bat, Salvador Perez gave the long-suffering Royals fans at Kauf...

Royals Outfielder Caps Big Win With Back Flip

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 08.11.2014 | Home

Need a sign that something special might be happening in Kansas City? After recording the final out on Monday night, Royals outfielder Jarrod Dyson ca...

MLB Star's Glove Couldn't Contain This Line Drive

Posted 07.09.2014 | Home

The glove of Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer couldn't contain a screaming line drive against Tampa Bay on Tuesday night. The ball was hit...

Assumption of the Risk at the Ballpark

Brad Reid | Posted 08.27.2014 | Home
Brad Reid

What risks does a baseball spectator assume at the ballpark?

WATCH: Unlucky MLB Player Get Nailed In The Head

The Huffington Post | Arman Walia | Posted 06.06.2014 | Home

Kansas City Royals outfielder Nori Aoki was the unluckiest major leaguer of the night on Thursday when St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina accid...

WATCH: Blue Jays Star Takes Away Single With Incredible Throw

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 05.30.2014 | Home

It looked like Kansas City's Billy Butler hit a routine single to right field in the ninth inning on Thursday night. But Toronto outfielder Jose Bauti...

Injured Baseball Player: Losing My Career Was 'One Of The Greatest Things That Happened To Me'

HuffPost Live | Posted 05.08.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Mike Robbins was a baseball star. After turning down a draft option from the New York Yankees right out of high school, he attended Stanford, pitched ...

GIF: Royals Shortstop Makes Unbelievable Over-The-Shoulder Catch

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 04.09.2014 | Home

Kansas City Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar pulled off a phenomenal over-the-shoulder, juggling catch against the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday afterno...

This Is One Of The Scariest Things That Can Happen To A Baseball Player

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 04.08.2014 | Home

One of the scariest things that can happen to a baseball player happened to Kansas City Royals second baseman Omar Infante on Monday night. In the bot...

The Baseball Rule: How Duties to Spectators Continue to Evolve

The Legal Blitz | Posted 01.25.2014 | Home
The Legal Blitz

Attending a professional sporting event carries some inherent risks. Balls, equipment, and even athletes themselves sometimes fly into the stands. Drunken idiots throw punches. Mascots can sometimes get a little handsy.

WATCH: RBI Triple Excites Royals Fan

Posted 09.17.2013 | Home

One excited Royals fan celebrated an RBI triple from Lorenzo Cain by letting it all hang out with a jovial belly dance on Monday night....

WATCH: White Sox Broadcaster Gets Confused

Posted 08.23.2013 | Home

Longtime White Sox broadcaster Hawk Harrelson got a little flustered when Conor Gillaspie drilled a solo home run over the right field wall on Thursda...

WATCH: Passed Ball Disappears Again

Posted 08.22.2013 | Home

For the second game in a row, a passed ball became lodged in the advertisements behind home plate at Kauffman Stadium. Fortunately for the Royals, a r...

WATCH: MLB Stadium Gobbles Up Ball, Run Scores

Posted 08.21.2013 | Home

Paul Konerko scored an easy run on Tuesday thanks to a passed ball thrown by Royals pitcher Ervin Santana that disappeared....