<![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 Thu, 02 Oct 2014 15:21:02 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Thu, 02 Oct 2014 15:21:02 CDT Ball Star 60 Giants’ empty champagne bottles, spent corks cost a tad higher than Royals’ http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article3356996.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:49:57 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article3356996.html Terrance Gore learned to succeed as a base stealer with the Royals once Rusty Kuntz humbled him http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article3331268.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:20:39 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article3331268.html Venezuelans back their countrymen — if they’re Royals, that is http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article3314800.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:07:45 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article3314800.html You can still buy champagne-soaked ski goggles for $500 at Kauffman Stadium http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article3306578.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:18:24 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article3306578.html Royals say they have faith in Yordano Ventura against Giants in game two http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article3302109.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:50:50 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article3302109.html In September, Big Papi inspired the Royals http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article3213232.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 19:13:59 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article3213232.html MLB Network’s Sean Casey has praise for Royals and Giants http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article3205373.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:10:44 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article3205373.html Giants outfielder spawns a social happening: #HunterPenceSigns http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article3135235.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:57:38 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article3135235.html Replay: World Series Q&A with The Star’s Andy McCullough http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article3083256.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:34:31 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article3083256.html Here’s how the Royals did against the Giants this season http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2975899.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 18 Oct 2014 00:04:59 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2975899.html Poll: Who should sing the national anthem during the World Series at Kauffman Stadium? http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2966346.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 19:47:12 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2966346.html Former Royals Saberhagen, Wilson will make appearances at Dick’s Sporting Goods http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2949274.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 13:50:49 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2949274.html Poll: Who will win the World Series? http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2929479.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 23:58:27 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2929479.html Filmmaker says SungWoo Lee will return to KC for the World Series http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2922076.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 17:55:20 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2922076.html Video: Vahe Gregorian on how the Royals won the ALCS http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2918891.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:19:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2918891.html Poll: Who do you want to win the NLCS? http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2917240.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 14:10:13 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2917240.html Richard Gibson, veteran and Lyric Opera singer, to perform ‘God Bless America’ at World Series http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article3104885.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:51:17 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/back-to-rockville/article3104885.html Kansas City Royals are a hit in classroom, too, with baseball-themed lesson plan http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/olathe-southwest-joco/article3078415.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 19 Oct 2014 21:06:50 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/news/local/community/joco-913/olathe-southwest-joco/article3078415.html Updated: Post about Royals playing catch with Baltimore kids before a game goes viral http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2696524.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 12 Oct 2014 22:15:50 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2696524.html Analyst: Royals must contain Nelson Cruz and his ‘boom stick’ http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2646551.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 09 Oct 2014 23:01:42 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2646551.html Chris Tillman will start game one for Baltimore Orioles, Buck Showalter says http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2641368.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 09 Oct 2014 17:31:22 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2641368.html Baltimore Orioles leave Chris Davis off ALCS 25-man roster http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2641193.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 09 Oct 2014 17:23:11 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2641193.html Royals pitcher James Shields says he’s not worried about rain http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2640158.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 09 Oct 2014 16:44:43 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2640158.html James Shields is impressed with Royals big-game defense http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2639637.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 09 Oct 2014 16:34:19 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2639637.html Ned Yost recalls Lorenzo Cain as a prospect when both were Brewers http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2639291.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 09 Oct 2014 16:25:17 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2639291.html Royals’ Billy Butler church sign goes viral in a flash http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2597793.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 08 Oct 2014 13:53:55 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2597793.html TBS commercial revs up American League Championship Series http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2576004.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 08 Oct 2014 12:39:12 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2576004.html Poll: Who will win the American League Championship Series? http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2569836.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 08 Oct 2014 10:16:47 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2569836.html The view from Baltimore: Orioles and Royals to meet in showdown that defies baseball logic http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2564829.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 07 Oct 2014 18:48:19 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2564829.html Video: The Star’s Andy McCullough talks about who has ALCS advantage http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2557824.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 07 Oct 2014 12:20:55 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2557824.html Royals get regional Sports Illustrated cover http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2557002.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 07 Oct 2014 11:42:49 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2557002.html Eric Hosmer and Royals teammates party with fans and throw down $15,000 for drinks http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2532687.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 06 Oct 2014 11:12:40 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2532687.html Here’s how the Royals did against the Orioles this season http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2535538.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 06 Oct 2014 14:51:45 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2535538.html Billy Butler’s stolen base inspires a GIF, a new hashtag and more http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2532754.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 06 Oct 2014 11:16:24 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2532754.html Watch Lorenzo Cain make two great catches in one inning Sunday http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2525988.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 05 Oct 2014 21:06:59 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2525988.html Royals fan fighting cancer gets Crown Seats from team president for ALDS game three http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2524766.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 05 Oct 2014 19:34:54 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2524766.html KC Royals face walk-prone Angels starter C.J. Wilson in game three of ALDS http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2518658.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 05 Oct 2014 09:48:01 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2518658.html Vine of home run by the Royals’ Eric Hosmer http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2507934.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 04 Oct 2014 00:33:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2507934.html Kelvin Herrera has ‘slight’ flexor strain and is unavailable for Friday’s game http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2500245.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 03 Oct 2014 16:47:01 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2500245.html Royals’ ALDS opener on Thursday was a Kansas City TV viewing record http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2500931.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 03 Oct 2014 17:32:57 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2500931.html Better a late arrival for Royals closer (and new daddy) Greg Holland than never http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2489867.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 02 Oct 2014 21:10:21 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2489867.html Watch Lorenzo Cain, Nori Aoki make incredible catches in ALDS opener http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2489609.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 02 Oct 2014 20:45:38 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2489609.html Sweet smell of Royals success? Johnson County commissioners wear perfume for luck http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2483315.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 02 Oct 2014 13:14:59 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2483315.html Tim Collins, Jason Vargas added to Royals roster for ALDS, with Raul Ibanez, Jayson Nix off http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2483241.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 02 Oct 2014 13:00:31 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2483241.html Jason Vargas duels with old friend Jered Weaver as Royals start ALDS against Angels http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2480496.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 02 Oct 2014 09:56:17 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/sports/spt-columns-blogs/ball-star/article2480496.html 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 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