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ALDS Game 1 recap: Stories, videos from The Star

The Kansas City Star

Houston Astros left fielder Colby Rasmus rounded the bases after hitting a solo home run in the eighth inning off of Kansas City Royals relief pitcher Ryan Madson during game one.
Houston Astros left fielder Colby Rasmus rounded the bases after hitting a solo home run in the eighth inning off of Kansas City Royals relief pitcher Ryan Madson during game one. jtoyoshiba@kcstar.com

Here’s the thing about the Major League Baseball playoffs: With some many games in such a short amount of time, it’s difficult to find the time to read everything that’s been written. And there have been some fantastic reads.

This is to help you easily find the stories you may have missed from game one of the American League Division Series.

From Andy McCullough: Facing a distorted mirror image of themselves, KC lost to Houston

From Sam Mellinger: Johnny Cueto must reclaim his ace status in time for Game 2

From Vahe Gregorian: Win Game 2 or a bust looms for Royals

From Blair Kerkhoff: Chris Young keeps Royals close with stellar relief effort

From Rustin Dodd: Kendrys Morales’ power display is rendered moot

From Lee Judge: Yordano Ventura can’t finish off hitters and Astros take opener

From Tod Palmer: Jake Marisnick has big night in surprise start for Houston

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