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ALDS Game 2 recap: Stories, videos from The Star

Kansas City Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas was fired up after the Royals defeated the Astros 5-4 to win game two of the ALDS.
Kansas City Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas was fired up after the Royals defeated the Astros 5-4 to win game two of the ALDS. jsleezer@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 two of the American League Division Series.

From Vahe Gregorian: As Johnny Cueto fizzles, Ben Zobrist sizzles and validates Royals’ trade-deadline work

From Andy McCullough: Alcides Escobar, Ben Zobrist help lift Royals over Astros, 5-4, even ALDS at 1-1

From Sam Mellinger: Eric Hosmer shines as the Royals come from behind to beat Astros

From Rustin Dodd: Royals’ Johnny Cueto survives for six innings in Game 2 after rough beginning

From Blair Kerkhoff: Royals replay challenges lead to run and a big out

From Kathleen Gier: Royals beat defensive shifts and deliver opposite-field knocks

From Tod Palmer: Astros slugger Colby Rasmus breaks postseason record for extra-base hits

From Pete Grathoff: Royals use new 2015 bullpen trio in ALDS win and it looks as solid as 2014 version

After the Royals beat the Astros 5-4 on Friday and tied the AL Division Series going back to Houston, Ben Zobrist, Eric Hosmer, Lorenzo Cain, Johnny Cueto and Mike Moustakas discussed the key moments.

The Star's Andy McCullough details a big win for the Royals in Game 2 of their American League Division Series against the Astros and what it means for the rest of the series, which shifts to Houston on Sunday.

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