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ALCS Game 1 recap: Stories, videos from The Star

The Kansas City Star

Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Edinson Volquez during Game 1 of the ALCS.
Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Edinson Volquez during Game 1 of the ALCS. 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 1 of the American League Championship Series. The Royals won 5-0.

From Andy McCullough: Royals take ALCS opener behind Edinson Volquez

From Sam Mellinger: Royals silence Blue Jays’ sluggers, but they need to do it again (and again and again)

From Vahe Gregorian: Royals pitcher Edinson Volquez squelches the squawking Toronto Blue Jays

From Rustin Dodd: Salvador Perez continues Royals’ power surge in Game 1 victory over Toronto

From Blair Kerkhoff: 37 pitches later, Edinson Volquez leaves mound in triumph

Here are some videos:

Edinson Volquez talked to Johnny Cueto and Sal Perez and wrote some tips in his hat before he shut down Toronto for six innings, throwing 111 pitches, including 37 in the sixth, as the Royals beat Toronto 5-0 in Game 1 of the ALCS on Friday at Kau

The Star's Andy McCullough and Blair Kerkhoff recap the Royals' 5-0 victory over Toronto in Game 1 of the American League Championship Series on Friday and look ahead to Game 2 at 3 p.m. Saturday at Kauffman Stadium (TV: Fox Sports 1)

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