<![CDATA[Ball Star: Sports Columns & Blogs | The Kansas City Star & KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/ The Kansas City Star newspaper and KansasCity.com in Kansas City, MO bring you Ball Star from sports columns and blogs. en-us Copyright 2014 The Kansas City Star Wed, 21 May 2014 09:36:58 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Wed, 21 May 2014 09:36:58 CDT Ball Star 60 Royals win boosts TV ratings over last year’s opening playoff game http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2413045.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 12:00:40 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2413045.html In afterglow of wild win, Royals veterans and youngsters struggle to explain what happened http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2412801.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:50:11 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2412801.html #Yosted: Royals fans express anger toward Ned Yost on Twitter http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2369598.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 22:21:29 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2369598.html Kauffman Stadium has been home to the 11th-most playoff games among current stadiums http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2359825.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 18:10:59 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2359825.html National pundits weigh in with pick for American League Wild Card Game winner http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2354996.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:05:09 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2354996.html MLB Network analyst says Royals’ speed could make the difference http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2350416.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:12:08 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2350416.html Wild Card Games have gotten wild in the past http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2349442.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:43:46 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2349442.html Crew chief for Wild Card Game had irked A’s last month http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2347947.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:01:30 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2347947.html Danny Duffy, Jeremy Guthrie, Yordano Ventura added to Royals bullpen for Wild Card Game http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2344514.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 11:21:04 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2344514.html TBS analysts are bullish about Royals’ chances in Wild Card Game http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2344057.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 11:07:09 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2344057.html Video: Players from 1985 Royals talk about this year’s team http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2342974.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:33:56 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2342974.html Mike Moustakas to start for Royals against Oakland southpaw ace Jon Lester http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2298446.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:53:54 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2298446.html James Shields tabbed to start potential Game 163 for Royals in Detroit http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2283908.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 28 Sep 2014 11:50:27 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2283908.html Royals fans’ tweets after KC clinches playoff berth http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2267871.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 26 Sep 2014 22:17:58 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2267871.html Royals fans celebrate from South Korea to White House to KC http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2257615.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 26 Sep 2014 12:07:04 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2257615.html Chiefs coach Andy Reid wishes the Royals good luck on their playoff push http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article2244522.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 25 Sep 2014 13:41:24 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article2244522.html Tommy Lasorda has advice on getting to heaven: root for Dodgers http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2243056.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 25 Sep 2014 12:28:12 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2243056.html Royals TV ratings on the rise this week http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2242331.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 25 Sep 2014 11:34:45 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2242331.html James Shields starts for Royals with chance to clinch playoff berth against Chicago http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2240374.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 25 Sep 2014 07:11:56 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2240374.html Jason Vargas looks to lead Royals to sweep over Indians http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2230328.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 24 Sep 2014 15:03:34 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2230328.html Here is what Royals World Series tickets look like http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2230260.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 24 Sep 2014 14:57:26 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2230260.html Atlanta won’t have job to offer Dayton Moore if John Hart accepts GM position http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2226487.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 24 Sep 2014 09:19:18 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2226487.html As playoffs near, Kansas City has Royals fever http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2229405.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 24 Sep 2014 13:50:38 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2229405.html Yordano Ventura starts for Royals as Indians series continues http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2215963.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:54:18 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2215963.html Replay: Royals Q&A with The Star’s Andy McCullough http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2212827.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:50:15 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2212827.html Wade Davis sets new Royals team record for strikeouts by a reliever http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2212546.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:20:02 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2212546.html Royals roll out regulars for regularly scheduled game against Indians http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2206742.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 16:31:15 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2206742.html After makeup game, Danny Duffy returns for Royals against Indians http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2202247.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 10:51:11 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2202247.html Ned Yost insists he wasn’t slighting Billy Butler with ‘professional at-bat’ comment http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2190987.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 21 Sep 2014 11:46:19 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2190987.html Nori Aoki explains why he wore jersey of Royals hitting coach Dale Sveum http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2190385.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 21 Sep 2014 10:01:59 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2190385.html Graphic of the AL Central race since Aug. 1 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2186181.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 20 Sep 2014 20:36:02 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2186181.html Video of controversial play at third base in Saturday’s Royals-Tigers game http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2183653.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 20 Sep 2014 17:13:36 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2183653.html Josh Willingham starts for Royals, bats third as Tigers series resumes http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2180904.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 20 Sep 2014 10:23:04 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2180904.html Billy Butler starts as Royals’ DH to begin Detroit series http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2170104.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:11:44 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2170104.html Royals expect best-attended series in a decade this weekend http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2169945.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:05:25 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2169945.html Royals mailbag: What’s on Billy Butler’s mind? Will KC negotiate with James Shields? http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2165185.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:30:39 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2165185.html Jason Vargas duels with Justin Verlander as Royals begin crucial series with Tigers http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2164497.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:25:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2164497.html On Twitter, SungWoo Lee points out offensive Japanese flag at Kauffman Stadium http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2151480.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:15:32 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2151480.html Poll: How will Royals qualify for the playoffs? Wild card or division champs? http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2151309.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:00:27 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2151309.html Billy Butler starts at first base as Royals face White Sox ace Chris Sale http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2142042.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:36:58 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2142042.html Royals place utility infielder Christian Colon on disabled list http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2141417.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:06:34 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2141417.html Alcides Escobar’s base-stealing success is among the best in baseball history http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2139849.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:00:17 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2139849.html Nori Aoki starts again at DH for Royals, Billy Butler returns to bench http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2127979.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:51:44 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2127979.html Billy Butler returns to Royals lineup, but hits don’t follow in victory over White Sox http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2123537.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 08:59:41 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2123537.html Video: Watch the amazing way the Royals scored the winning run on Monday http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2121493.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 22:56:29 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2121493.html Billy Butler returns to Royals lineup as series with White Sox begins http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2116505.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 15:28:28 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2116505.html Replay: Royals Q&A with The Star’s Andy McCullough http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2112507.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:43:52 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2112507.html Reeling Royals turn to James Shields as White Sox come to town http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2112413.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:22:37 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2112413.html Ned Yost sticks with new lineup as Royals finish series with Boston http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2104932.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 14 Sep 2014 11:55:32 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2104932.html Ned Yost rearranges Royals lineup as KC looks to snap skid http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2099434.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 13 Sep 2014 14:44:46 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2099434.html Billy Butler back in the Royals’ lineup; Josh Willingham has groin strain http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2092022.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:55:29 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2092022.html Royals mailbag: Why doesn’t Billy Butler start? Can Wade Davis repeat his 2014 season? http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2087439.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 12 Sep 2014 10:45:23 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2087439.html Liam Hendriks makes spot start for Royals as series with Boston begins http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2062009.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 11 Sep 2014 09:24:57 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2062009.html Baseball’s tiebreakers and how they impact the Royals http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2047134.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 09 Sep 2014 22:17:40 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2047134.html Josh Willingham slides into cleanup role for Royals as Salvador Perez slumps http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2055242.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 16:27:44 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2055242.html Severe storms in the forecast as the Royals try to avoid sweep by Tigers http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2049602.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 10 Sep 2014 09:28:10 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2049602.html GIF of base-running blunder by Royals’ Jarrod Dyson http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2047413.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 09 Sep 2014 22:59:34 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2047413.html Ned Yost says moving Omar Infante out of No. 2 spot in KC Royals’ lineup would be ‘kind of dumb’ http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2043384.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 09 Sep 2014 15:44:11 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2043384.html Lorenzo Cain ropes first inside-the-park homer for Royals since 2010 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2022759.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 09 Sep 2014 09:16:21 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2022759.html Billy Butler returns to lineup as Royals begin critical series in Detroit http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article1906769.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 08 Sep 2014 13:07:16 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article1906769.html Royals help postpone jury duty in Detroit http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article1878095.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 08 Sep 2014 05:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article1878095.html Jeremy Guthrie duels with Justin Verlander as Royals head to Detroit http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article1904306.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 08 Sep 2014 09:15:02 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article1904306.html Ned Yost gives Royals DH Billy Butler day off to ‘mentally relax a little bit’ http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article1843557.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 07 Sep 2014 09:47:40 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article1843557.html Josh Willingham starts at designated hitter as Royals face Yankees http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article1725687.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 06 Sep 2014 13:26:11 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article1725687.html Ron Washington steps down as Texas Rangers manager http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article1584284.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 05 Sep 2014 15:10:45 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article1584284.html Here’s your official (and funny) Royals bandwagon application http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article1503632.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 04 Sep 2014 12:09:02 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article1503632.html Steve Busby recalls when Royals made jump to playoff contenders in the 1970s http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article1497534.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 04 Sep 2014 09:35:12 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article1497534.html Josh Willingham, Carlos Peguero not in lineup as Royals finish Rangers series http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article1443093.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 03 Sep 2014 15:28:57 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article1443093.html Video: Ned Yost’s challenge in keeping the bullpen fresh http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article1442209.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 03 Sep 2014 15:13:55 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article1442209.html When the Royals are at Kauffman Stadium, Wednesday is ‘Winsday’ http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article1428557.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 03 Sep 2014 11:23:04 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article1428557.html Royals need Jayson Nix, Johnny Giavotella to contribute with Christian Colon out http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article1422006.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 03 Sep 2014 09:37:53 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article1422006.html Josh Willingham passes tests on sore back, ready to play for Royals http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article1373358.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 17:36:58 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article1373358.html Lane Adams on his major-league debut: ‘No words to describe the feeling’ http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article1344550.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:21:39 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article1344550.html Major-league baseball players join fight against cancer http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article1343104.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article1343104.html Josh Willingham sits out again as Royals face Rangers http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article1355667.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:08:57 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article1355667.html Replay: Royals Q&A with The Star’s Andy McCullough http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article1344810.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:05:57 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article1344810.html Poll: Will you watch the Chiefs or Royals on Sunday? http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article1346678.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 12:21:30 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/red-zone/article1346678.html Eric Hosmer in lineup, Billy Butler sits as Royals face Rangers http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article1341740.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:29:29 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article1341740.html Royals believe Brandon Finnegan can still be eligible for postseason roster http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article1340533.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:35:25 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article1340533.html Yordano Ventura returns to mound for Royals to face Texas Rangers http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article1340270.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 01 Sep 2014 09:39:59 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article1340270.html First-round pick Brandon Finnegan coming up to aid Royals in September 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Aug 2014 00:10:52 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article1334897.html Breaking down the Royals’ remaining opponents and series http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article1333456.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 20:13:01 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article1333456.html Five call-ups who could help the Royals http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article1332505.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 17:28:54 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article1332505.html An A-to-Z rewind of the Royals’ season as it heads into September http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article1332182.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 16:03:54 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article1332182.html Where the Royals have stood on Sept. 1 since 1985 http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article1332484.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 17:21:30 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article1332484.html Omar Infante returns to Royals’ lineup as series with Indians continues http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article1332253.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 16:25:26 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article1332253.html Three things George Brett, Frank White say Royals need to do to make playoffs http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article1332015.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 30 Aug 2014 15:28:16 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article1332015.html Royals option Christian Colon to minors to make room for Jayson Nix 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27 Aug 2014 22:46:26 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article1313772.html Royals postseason tracker: How the 2014 team compares to 1985 through 157 games http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article1309257.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 12:42:34 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article1309257.html Raul Ibanez starts at DH as Royals continues series against Minnesota Twins http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article1310914.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:20:16 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article1310914.html Fox Sports says Royals’ walk-off win was No. 1 in prime time in KC http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article1309005.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 12:04:11 CDT 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