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The Royals are the AL Champions.

Royals Ascend; Giants Capitalize Again

The Kansas City Royals are the champions of the American League. No, that's not a misprint. Kansas City won their first AL pennant since 1985 when they completed the sweep of the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday. The San Francisco Giants, who have won two World Series since 2010, are one win away from joining the Royals with their win over the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Four of the NLCS.

Gregor Blanco's bunt was a game-winner.

Cards Throw One Away, Royals Move Closer

The San Francisco Giants keep finding different ways to score runs, while the Kansas City Royals have used a tried-and-true formula to close out games. Both ways led to wins on Tuesday, as the Giants took a 2-1 series lead over the St. Louis Cardinals and the Royals grabbed a commanding 3-0 series lead over the Baltimore Orioles.

Madison Bumgarner and Lorenzo Cain

Royals Relentless, Bumgarner Flawless

The Kansas City Royals' magical run through the post-season continued on Saturday with yet another late-inning rally for a win over the Baltimore Orioles. The San Francisco Giants' road dominance also continued, as Madison Bumgarner led a shutout win over the St. Louis Cardinals.

Alex Gordon had a game for the ages.

ALCS: Gordon, Royals Extra Special In Game 1

The Kansas City Royals are making the most of their first post-season appearance since 1985. With their 8-6 win in Game One of the American League Championship Series, the Royals won their fifth straight post-season game and won for the fourth time this post-season in extra-innings. Three of those extra-inning wins have come on the road.

Royals vs. Orioles ALCS Preview

Royals vs. Orioles ALCS Preview

On Friday night, dreams will be one step closer to reality for the Kansas City Royals and the Baltimore Orioles. Two proud franchises who have fallen on hard times have reversed their fortunes to square off against each other in the American League Championship Series. While both the Royals and Orioles were sexy picks to make the postseason, nobody predicted they would meet each other in the ALCS.

MLB Playoff Recap: AL Upstarts Advance

MLB Playoff Recap: AL Upstarts Advance

The American League Championship Series will have a Cinderella feel to it, as two underdogs advanced out of the divisional round. The Kansas City Royals and the Baltimore Orioles each finished off surprising sweeps on Sunday.

Clayton Kershaw was battered by St. Louis.

MLB Playoff Recap: Aces Down

Several aces were on the mound on Friday, but none pitched up to their reputations on a day that featured a full slate of playoff baseball. Clayton Kershaw, Adam Wainwright, Justin Verlander and Stephen Strasburg all had disappointing outings. We rundown the day’s action.

Pitching Matchups Key in Royals vs. Angels

Pitching Matchups Key in Royals vs. Angels

Winning game one is always important in a postseason baseball series, but earning a victory in Thursday night's ALDS opener between Kansas City and Los Angeles would be massive for the Royals. When looking at the pitching matchups for this series, game one could be the most difficult for the Royals. The Royals send struggling Jason Vargas out to the mound to square off with Halos ace Jered Weaver.

Royals Crown Victory Over A's

Royals Crown Victory Over A's

Destiny’s cruel touch finally met its match on Tuesday evening as the Kansas City Royals ended a 29-year old playoff drought with an improbable victory over the Oakland Athletics. The matchup was supposed to be a pitcher’s duel. It was supposed to be low-scoring. It turned out to be a matchup of Athletic power versus Royal speed. And speed won because “that’s what speed do.”

Coco Crisp will try to solve James Shields.

A's, Royals Announce Wild Card Rosters

The American League Wild Card rosters have been announced, and, as expected, they are heavy on position players.

Sean Doolittle & Greg Holland had strong years.

Wild Card Preview: Battle of the Bullpens

With Jon Lester and James Shields squaring off in the Wild Card game on Tuesday, it is possible that neither the Oakland A’s nor the Kansas City Royals will need to make a call to the bullpen. However, chances are greater that both teams will look to their bullpens at some point in the game. How do the two teams’ bullpens stack-up?

The Royals will put pressure on the A's on bases.

Wild Card Preview: Will Royals Run Wild?

The Kansas City Royals were the best team in the American League at stealing bases in 2014. The Oakland A's struggled to control the running game defensively. Will speed on the bases determine the winner of the American League Wild Card game?