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ALDS Game 5 recap: Stories, videos from The Star

The Kansas City Star

Royals celebrated after defeating the Houston Astros 7-2 and winning the American League Division Series.
Royals celebrated after defeating the Houston Astros 7-2 and winning the American League Division Series. 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 5 of the American League Division Series.

From Vahe Gregorian: Royals’ ALDS victory validates bold late-season approach

From Sam Mellinger: Johnny Cueto aces most important test so far

From Andy McCullough: Royals beat Astros 7-2, return to the ALCS

From Rustin Dodd: Alex Gordon sparks Royals with fifth-inning double and sliding catch

From Blair Kerkhoff: It was a huge night for the Royals’ acquisitions from other teams

From Kathleen Gier: Lorenzo Cain speeds home for Royals’ first run

Here are highlights from the game:

Here are videos from The Star:

The Royals celebrated a 7-2 victory in Game 5 of their AL Division Series against the Astros on Wednesday at Kauffman Stadium that was led by Johnny Cueto's pitching gem, Alex Rios' go-ahead double and Lorenzo Cain's hustle. Hear from the players

The Kansas City Royals celebrate winning their AL Division Series over the Houston Astros with a 7-2 victory in Game 5 on Wednesday. (Oct. 14, 2015 Video by Monty Davis | The Kansas City Star)

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