10/24/2014 | Oct. 24 Ned Yost postgame interview
Royals manager Ned Yost addressed the media after Game 3 of the World Series at AT&T Park.
10/24/2014 | Royals perfectly suited for National League style
The Royals' remarkable fielding combines with a deep pitching staff to give them the ability to win low-scoring games. Kansas City is probably better constructed to compete in the National League and it showed with a 3-2 win over the Giants in Game 3 of the World Series on Friday night.
10/24/2014 | Fresh from campus, Finnegan making history
After six postseason appearances, rookie southpaw Brandon Finnegan is beginning to look like an old pro, "like he's had five, seven years in the league," according to third baseman Mike Moustakas. But Finnegan admitted to feeling some jitters on Friday night in the Royals' 3-2 win over the Giants in Game 3 of the World Series.
10/24/2014 | Tale of the tape: Royals-Giants, Game 4
Here's a breakdown of the pitching matchup for Game 4 of the World Series at AT&T Park between the Royals' Jason Vargas and the Giants' Ryan Vogelsong.
10/24/2014 | Oct. 24 Jeremy Guthrie, Alex Gordon postgame interview
Royals pitcher Jeremy Guthrie and left fielder Alex Gordon addressed the media after Game 3 of the World Series at AT&T Park.
10/24/2014 | MLB pays tribute to Gwynn before Game 3
Major League Baseball honored the late Tony Gwynn prior to Game 3 of the World Series between the hometown Giants and Royals on Friday at AT&T Park.
10/24/2014 | Vargas aims to use AT&T Park to his advantage
Jason Vargas' first meaningful outing at AT&T Park coincides with a chance to give his Royals a commanding 3-1 lead in this Fall Classic. It'll come against a Giants team he held to two runs on nine hits in five innings on Aug. 8, a lineup the 31-year-old left-hander called "really good."
10/24/2014 | Royals seize control of Series, edge Giants in Game 3
Kansas City took charge of this World Series on Friday, but the Royals were exhibiting no exaggerated claims of confidence or undo displays of bravado after their 3-2 victory over the Giants in Game 3 at AT&T Park. The Royals, though, might be in better shape than they dare to think after taking the series lead, two games to one.
10/24/2014 | Lineup breakdown: Royals vs. Giants, Game 3
With Game 3 of the World Series shifting to the Bay Area, the Royals and Giants are both looking to get a leg up in the series that's even at a game apiece. Here is a breakdown of the starting lineups for tonight's game.
10/23/2014 | Alcides thriving since receiving ignition keys
Alcides Escobar always has seen himself as a leadoff man or No. 2 hitter. He hit mostly first or second in the Brewers' Minor League system before doing so for significant parts of his Major League career in Milwaukee and Kansas City.
10/23/2014 | Royals could revive running game facing Hudson
It's been forgotten amid a surprising power surge, swept aside because it hasn't necessarily altered outcomes. But the Royals -- Major League leaders in stolen bases by a wide margin and armed with two track stars off their bench -- haven't been running. They've stolen one base in their last six postseason games, five of them wins, after swiping seven in the American League Wild Card Game and five in a Division Series sweep of the Angels.
10/23/2014 | Butler will serve as pinch-hitter with series in NL park
Ned Yost didn't reveal his revised lineup for World Series Game 3 against the Giants on Friday, but one thing is certain -- designated hitter Billy Butler won't be in it.
10/23/2014 | Path to World Series ultimate test of best teams
Neither the Royals nor Giants won 90 games in the regular season, but that shouldn't matter in determining a World Series champion.
10/23/2014 | 1985 Royals found motivation in being written off
The Royals have endured comparison after comparison to the 1985 World Series champions, but in at least one respect, the current club may have a leg up on the team from 29 years ago.
10/23/2014 | Baseball to Stand Up To Cancer during Game 3
Major League Baseball will dedicate Game 3 of the 110th World Series on Friday to advancing the fight against cancer and specifically to help Stand Up To Cancer -- empowering a population of fans and Fall Classic participants who all share a goal of eradicating this disease in our lifetimes.
10/23/2014 | Batter up: Royals pitchers ready to take hacks
With the World Series shifting to National League rules in San Francisco, Royals pitchers will have a chance to dig their spikes into the batter's box and take some swings over the next three games.
10/23/2014 | O'Neil's legacy carrying on through Royals
Throughout the Royals' frenetic playoff run, one that was void of a loss until Game 1 of the World Series, one comment kept coming up in conversation among those familiar with Kansas City baseball: Buck woulda loved this.
10/23/2014 | Four Royals nominated for Gold Glove Awards
Royals defensive standouts Alex Gordon, Alcides Escobar, Eric Hosmer and Salvador Perez were named finalists for American League Rawlings Gold Glove Awards on Thursday. Gordon, a left fielder, is aiming for his fourth straight Gold Glove Award, while Perez (catcher) and Hosmer (first base) look to repeat after being crowned the top defensive players at their respective positions in 2013. Escobar is vying for his first career Gold Glove Award at shortstop.
10/23/2014 | Gold Glove Awards finalists revealed
Three players at each position in each league were named finalists for the 2015 Rawlings Gold Glove Awards on Thursday.
10/23/2014 | Royals' Davis, Holland put tight seal on Game 2
The service Royals manager Ned Yost required of Wade Davis and Greg Holland in Game 2 of the World Series differed a bit from what he usually asks of baseball's best eighth-ninth inning combination. But their performances were no different.
10/23/2014 | Herrera nails down KC's first Series win since '85
Maybe it was the magnitude of the situation he entered, with two on and one out in the sixth inning of a tied game. Whatever the reason, reliever Kelvin Herrera was in prime form in Game 2, getting out of a sixth-inning jam, recording five outs and becoming the pitcher of record in the Royals' first World Series victory in 29 years.
10/23/2014 | Infante makes presence known for Royals
Omar Infante's first season with the Royals did not produce the desired results, but he delivered a spark in their Game 2 victory Wednesday night.
10/23/2014 | Butler hopes to wear crown, stay in Kansas City
Billy Butler doesn't want to go anywhere. He loves being a Royal and would be one forever if it were up to him. Unfortunately, it's not up to him, so he is doing everything he can to bring joy to Royals fans for as long as possible.
10/23/2014 | Royals reintroduce themselves to rabid crowd
At the end, they roared with every single pitch. They stood, too, screaming and pleading and cheering. You could feel how badly they wanted it. Some of these fans had waited 29 years for a moment like this one. So they held nothing back as the Royals won Game 2 of the 2014 World Series, beating the Giants, 7-2, on Wednesday night at Kauffman Stadium.
10/23/2014 | Giants, Royals set to adjust for Game 3 in San Francisco
Are you starting to understand why so many people thought this was such an intriguing World Series matchup? Yes, the Giants have Madison Bumgarner, and he's an ace among aces at the moment. But there's only one of him. And as the 2014 Fall Classic shifts to San Francisco, it's become increasingly clear that successful mid-game strategizing is ultimately going to dictate the outcome.
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