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    The RoyalCurve Guide to Naming Your New Baby

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    Royals Relentless, Bumgarner Flawless

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    The RoyalCurve Guide to Naming Your New Baby

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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

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

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.

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

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

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.”

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.

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?

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?

The Kansas City Royals: Who Are These Guys?

Expectations have finally met reality in Kansas City. For the first time in a long time, the Royals are included in the postseason festivities. It’s an exclusive party that Royals fans have been forced to watch from a distance – never good enough to join that elite company. In this era of power, the Royals have found success in playing like it’s 1985. They win with pitching, defense, and speed.

Wild Card Preview: Jon Lester v James Shields

On Tuesday, September 30, the Oakland A's and the Kansas City Royals will battle for the right to play in the American League Division Series. The A's and Royals will call on their staff aces in that game. We take a close look at the expected starting pitchers in the AL Wild Card game: Jon Lester and James Shields.

Royals Guide to the Postseason

On a late Friday evening, the chant of “Let’s Go Royals; clap, clap, clapclapclap,” reverberated across the Kansas City skyline. The echoes were heard across the world from Royals fans that finally gained the privilege of basking in playoff glory. Fans in Dallas, Charleston, Lincoln, those serving in the armed forces, and even one inexplicable fan in South Korea joined the chant.

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