Day after disappointment, Royals thank fans and pledge to win more

The anguish of the seventh game of the World Series had not left Thursday. It may not for days to come. But Royals fans flooded the gates at Kauffman Stadium to see general manager Dayton Moore and manager Ned Yost and those players who stuck around the morning after the previous night’s misery. The fans ringed the park’s lower bowl a few minutes past 11 a.m. on a school day.


It’s back to real life, but what memories those Royals left us

Baseball is over and the real world is stepping to the plate and it’s looking Sandoval surly. But here’s what Kansas City is left with — a Royals season destined for local lore, pounded into our dirt. These Royals didn’t win the World Series. But they gave us one, and in doing so they won this city.


Share your message for the Royals

Do you have a message for the Royals following their return to the playoffs after 29 years and remarkable run to the seventh game of the World Series? Share it with us in the comments below, and we’ll publish the best on Sunday.

The fourth inning: the moment the World Series got away

After 162 games in the regular season, winning the wild-card game, winning the division series, winning the league championship and pushing the World Series to a seventh game, the Royals, as manager Ned Yost put it, lost by 90 feet.

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Madison Bumgarner, Giants spoil Royals’ party with 3-2 win in World Series game seven

The San Francisco Giants are the champions of baseball after beating the Royals 3-2 in game seven of the World Series on Wednesday night at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City. San Francisco pitcher Madison Bumgarner laid claim to being one of the most dominant pitchers in World Series history. Despite having started two games in the Series, Bumgarner pitched the final five innings of game seven and surrendered only one hit to the Royals.