<![CDATA[KC Royals MLB World Series News | The Kansas City Star & KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/ en-us Mon, 11 May 2015 22:00:10 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Mon, 11 May 2015 22:00:10 CDT Royals 60 Live updates from ALDS Game 2: Royals vs. Astros http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article38352738.html#storylink=rss Royals take the lead, 5-4 in the seventh inning

Astros' Tony Sipp comes in and gets Kendrys Morales to ground out to end inning

Houston's starter on Sunday is Dallas Keuchel with a 1.48 ERA

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Fri, 09 Oct 2015 12:28:05 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article38352738.html
Johnny Cueto must reclaim his ace title in Game 2 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/sam-mellinger/article38306883.html#storylink=rss This moment is why the Royals traded for Johnny Cueto

His results have been spotty, but he’ll be remembered in KC largely for what he does Friday

Game 2 of the ALDS is at 2:45 p.m. (Fox Sports 1)

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Fri, 09 Oct 2015 00:51:06 CDT

Royals national anthem singers Julianna Zobrist, KCK’s Sada K. Jackson put God first http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/stargazing/article38340303.html#storylink=rss Sada K. Jackson started singing at age 3

Julianna Zobrist received a keyboard as a wedding gift from husband Ben Zobrist

Ben Zobrist’s walk-up song is by Julianna

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Fri, 09 Oct 2015 11:51:21 CDT

KC Royals: Win Friday or a bust looms http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/vahe-gregorian/article38307090.html#storylink=rss 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 start of Division Series in 1995, teams that fall behind 2-0 are 5-42

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Fri, 09 Oct 2015 00:53:34 CDT

Updated: Royals 2015 playoff schedule, TV times http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article31332293.html#storylink=rss The Kansas City Royals are in the 2015 Major League Baseball playoffs. The matchups are set for the American League Division Series and times have been announced through Sunday. Friday is a day game.

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Mon, 17 Aug 2015 16:06:18 CDT

Astros jump to early lead, beat Royals 5-2 in ALDS opener http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article38298840.html#storylink=rss Yordano Ventura gave up three runs in two innings

The Royals were unable to come back against the Astros

Kendrys Morales hit two homers for the Royals

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Thu, 08 Oct 2015 22:49:04 CDT

Kendrys Morales’ power display is rendered moot in Royals’ 5-2 loss to Astros http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article38303247.html#storylink=rss Royals DH hitter became third Royal with at least two homers in a playoff game

Morales tagged Astros starter Collin McHugh with both solo shots

The rest of Royals’ bats went silent in Game 1

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Thu, 08 Oct 2015 23:51:59 CDT

Veteran Alex Rios relishes postseason debut http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/k-zone/article38318976.html#storylink=rss Royals outfielder played 1,691 games without a postseason appearance

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Fri, 09 Oct 2015 08:42:36 CDT

ICYMI: Stories from The Star’s playoff special section http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/k-zone/article38327160.html#storylink=rss This is a collection of stories from The Kansas City Star’s special section

You can read in-depth stories about the Kansas City Royals

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Fri, 09 Oct 2015 10:38:40 CDT

Ventura can’t finish off hitters and the Astros take game one http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/judging-the-royals/article38327139.html#storylink=rss Royals ace pitcher needs the curve to establish his fastball

Enjoy Friday’s game ... 22 major-league teams are sitting at home

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Fri, 09 Oct 2015 10:38:24 CDT

Chris Young keeps Royals close with stellar relief effort http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article38305119.html#storylink=rss Royals relief pitcher Chris Young settled the Royals with seven strikeouts in four relief innings

Young entered the game after a 49-minute rain delay, replacing starter Yordano Ventura

Ventura’s early exit means he could become the ALDS’ Game 4 starter against the Astros

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Fri, 09 Oct 2015 00:20:10 CDT

Jake Marisnick has big night in surprise start for Astros in Game 1 of ALDS http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article38301075.html#storylink=rss Outfielder makes big diving catch in fifth inning

He also hit a key double off Royals’ Yordano Ventura

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Thu, 08 Oct 2015 23:12:44 CDT

ALDS Game 1: Inning-by-inning http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article38299599.html#storylink=rss The Houston Astros jumped to early lead

Chris Young did a good job in relief

The Royals failed to cash a late scoring chance and lost the ALDS opener

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Thu, 08 Oct 2015 22:58:04 CDT

Member of Royals grounds crew is uninjured after being run over by tarp http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/for-petes-sake/article38281257.html#storylink=rss A Royals grounds crew member is run over by tarp

The member was not injured by the tarp

There was a rain delay during game one of the ALDS

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Thu, 08 Oct 2015 19:50:44 CDT

Lee Judge has three thoughts from the Royals-Astros matchup in Game 1 of the ALDS http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/judging-the-royals/article38289462.html#storylink=rss First inning showed how baseball fans can read a manager’s mind

The importance of Yordano Ventura and his curveball

Two reasons why Kendrys Morales homered

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Thu, 08 Oct 2015 21:25:14 CDT

Replay: Tweets from ALDS Game 1: Royals vs. Astros http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article38200404.html#storylink=rss Kendrys Morales hits two solo homers, but Astros beat Royals 5-2

The game was delayed for nearly an hour of rain delay.

First pitch for Friday's ALDS Game 2  is 2:45 p.m. Friday on Fox Sports 1

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Thu, 08 Oct 2015 12:48:48 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article38200404.html
"Marlins Man" explains the new hand signal he created for the Royals http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article38281071.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 20:04:46 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article38281071.html Royals fans shell out for playoff game tickets, and say it’s worth it, despite rainy loss http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article38284776.html#storylink=rss Before Thursday night’s game, playoff tickets were selling high

Fans at the game said they’re happy to pay

An analyst said ticket prices reflected greater optimism this year

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Thu, 08 Oct 2015 20:28:48 CDT

With growing pains seemingly behind him, Royals’ Yordano Ventura is an ace again http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/vahe-gregorian/article38146296.html#storylink=rss Rookie year highlighted by postseason poise made it seem Ventura had arrived

But the Royals pitcher’s early season tantrums reflected his immaturity

One way or another, club’s opening-day starter has been able to turn it around

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Wed, 07 Oct 2015 19:45:01 CDT

Cancer survivor missed the Royals playoff games last year, but not this year http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article38262507.html#storylink=rss Diane Lines is a season ticket holder who was at Game 1 Thursday night

But the cost of treatment for breast cancer kept her from buying tickets last year

Still, she found a way to be at the stadium, and ever get into a couple of games

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Thu, 08 Oct 2015 18:05:52 CDT

Photo gallery: Royals vs. Astros - ALDS game 2 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/royals-photos-videos/article38439459.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 09 Oct 2015 16:05:45 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/royals-photos-videos/article38439459.html Photo gallery: ALDS game 2 pregame http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/royals-photos-videos/article38403186.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 09 Oct 2015 14:30:42 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/royals-photos-videos/article38403186.html Astros bullpen catcher playing catch with fans http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article38411136.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 09 Oct 2015 15:06:21 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article38411136.html Mickey Cobb's Stolen 1985 World Series Ring Recovered http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/royals-photos-videos/article38317065.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 09 Oct 2015 11:18:56 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/royals-photos-videos/article38317065.html ALDS Game 1 Interviews: Cain, Ventura, Young, Morales and Perez http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/royals-photos-videos/article38305011.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 09 Oct 2015 00:25:54 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/royals-photos-videos/article38305011.html Andy McCullough breaks down ALDS Game 1 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/royals-photos-videos/article38303277.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 09 Oct 2015 00:15:44 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/royals-photos-videos/article38303277.html Photo gallery: Astros 5, Royals 2 - ALDS Game 1 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/royals-photos-videos/article38281728.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 19:54:29 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/royals-photos-videos/article38281728.html Remembering 1985: Relive the magic of the Royals rise to World Series glory http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/article38248875.html#storylink=rss The Royals ruled Major League Baseball in 1985

The Star documented the club’s journey each step of the way

See the Star’s collection of newspaper pages from that postseason here

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Thu, 08 Oct 2015 16:43:32 CDT

Photo gallery: ALDS game one pregame http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/royals-photos-videos/article38254452.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 08 Oct 2015 17:13:53 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/mlb/kansas-city-royals/royals-photos-videos/article38254452.html Mickey Cobb’s missing 1985 World Series ring has been found http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/crime/article38183991.html#storylink=rss He calls the ring his most prized souvenir from his long tenure with the Royals

Cobb discovered it missing after returning from an errand earlier this week

A person of interest is being held by the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office

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Thu, 08 Oct 2015 10:28:45 CDT