Vahe Gregorian

KC Royals: Win Friday or a bust looms

5-2 loss on Thursday was only one game, but it tilted tone of series

Astros emboldened by win, and Sunday’s Game 3 starter Dallas Keuchel is 15-0 at home

Since advent of league championship series in 1995, teams that fall behind 2-0 are 5-42

Johnny Cueto must reclaim his ace title in Game 2

Johnny Cueto’s turn. And now, there are no more excuses. The trade for Cueto was supposed to change the Royals’ season, and here comes the moment we find out: Game 2 of the ALDS on Friday. He came here to be the ace. You remember that.

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The blue water began flowing through many of Kansas City's fountains this year. The blue dye is made by a water chemist at Blue Valley Laboratories. (October 2015 Video by Monty Davis | The Kansas City Star)