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Hunter Strickland-Salvador Perez confrontation attributed to ‘miscommunication’ (video)

The Kansas City Royals got the big win the team needed in Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday night, beating the San Francisco Giants by a score of 7-2. After having their bats mostly silenced in a Game 1 loss thanks to a solid performance by Giants ace Madison Bumgarner, the Royals offense...Read More The post Hunter Strickland-Salvador Perez confrontation attributed to ...
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Royals Respond Win Game 2

(Photo via AP) For the first three playoff series (Oakland a series?) the Royals had a rather large hole in the bottom third of their lineup as Omar Infante and Sal Perez struggled to gets hits let alone put together decent at bats. It appeared the duo needed some rest to get their bats grooving and a five day break prior to the World Series offered just the right amount of time...
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Thursday Links: Royals strike back

After Madison Bumgarner lead the San Francisco Giants to a victory in game one of the World Series last night, the Kansas City Royals eyed to even the series on Wednesday night. Similar to Tuesday’s game, the Giants jumped out to a first inning lead against Royals’ starter Yordano Ventura. After seeing seven pitches, Giants’ lead-off man Gregor Blanco tattooed a 98 MPH fastball...
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One Enduring Reason Why The Royals Are Still Playing

Much has been made of the supposed mediocrity of the two teams currently battling for the World Series championship. Not only are the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals both wild card teams, they’re the first pair of Fall Classic combatants to both win fewer than 90 games in the regular season. That said, […]
Via Fangraphs
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Salvador Perez, Hunter Strickland Exchange Words In World Series (GIF)

The 2014 World Series became a lot more interesting Wednesday night. The Kansas City Royals rolled to a 7-2 win over the San Francisco Giants in Game 2 of the Fall Classic, evening the series at one game apiece. The Royals plated five runs in a sixth inning that featured some additional fireworks. Royals catcher Salvador Perez and Giants reliever Hunter Strickland exchanged words...
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The Write Way: KC coach's lineup cards are artful

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Take a look around the Kansas City Royals' dugout and it's pretty evident: The handwriting is on the wall in this World Series. The fancy handwriting, that is. In the midst of smeared pine-tar rags, spit-out sunflower seeds and plenty of dirt, there hangs a piece of pure art - the lineup cards drawn by bench coach Don Wakamatsu. Using a calligraphy...
Via AP on Fox
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Royals take first battle of bullpens from Giants

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The first showdown of brilliant bullpens went to the Kansas City Royals. After Kansas City took the lead with a five-run sixth inning, the trio of Kelvin Herrera, Wade Davis and All-Star closer Greg Holland shut down the hot-hitting San Francisco Giants. Kansas City cruised from there to a 7-2 victory Wednesday night, evening the World Series at a game apiece...
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No DH? Pinch hitting for pitchers? KC now faces dilemma of NL rules

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — For at least one night, the critics had little choice but to marinate in the following sentence: Ned Yost out-managed Bruce Bochy. OK, maybe that’s an oversimplification. In Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday, the long-derided Yost had the more effective bullpen with which to maneuver than the Cooperstown-bound Bochy. But the facts remain: When the sixth...
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Butler delivers two big hits, KC evens World Series

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A big-and-burly thumper still has a place on these flash-and-dash Kansas City Royals, it seems. Especially if he can deliver clutch hits in the World Series, the way Billy Butler did Wednesday night. Butler stroked a hard, RBI single in the first inning that his team desperately needed, then lined a loud, tiebreaking single in the sixth to send the Royals past...
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Kansas City Royals OF Nori Aoki Gave Neighborhood Kid World Series Tickets for his 10th Birthday

So far the World Series highlight for Kansas City Royals outfielder Nori Aoki has been this horrid attempt to catch a ball on the bounce in Game One. While the criticism is understandable (horrible play man) he deserves to be applauded just as much for something he did prior to the game.He made a neighborhood kid the happiest 10-year old in Kansas City.@cjzero/TwitterRead more »
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Royals even World Series, beat Giants 7-2 in Game 2

Peter G. Aiken-USA TODAY Sports The Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 7-2 in Game 2 Wednesday night, evening the World Series at one game a piece. A night after the Giants opened with a 7-1 win, the Royals went on a five run sixth inning.  Billy Butler hit a tie breaking single, his second run of the night, to put the Royals ahead 3-2.   Salvador Perez hit a...
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Royals Even World Series Score With 7-2 Win Over Giants In Game 2

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Billy Butler hit a tiebreaking single, Salvador Perez and Omar Infante drove in two runs each with big hits in a five-run sixth inning and the Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 7-2 on Wednesday night to even the World Series at one game apiece. A night after the Giants opened with a 7-1 victory for their seventh straight Series win, Gregor Blanco...
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Royals clobber Giants 7-2 to even World Series

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Salvador Perez and the pesky Kansas City Royals fought back from a Game 1 flop to beat the San Francisco Giants' brilliant bullpen and even the World Series. Perez broke Game 2 open with a two-run double in a five-run sixth inning, and the Royals' own cast of clutch relievers kept the Giants in check for a 7-2 victory Wednesday night that spiced things...
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Video: Hunter Strickland shouts at Salvador Perez, benches clear

San Francisco Giants reliever Hunter Strickland needs to learn to control his temper. He was the catalyst behind a benches-clearing incident during the sixth inning of Game 2 of the World Series. Strickland entered the game with two men on and the Royals leading, 3-2. He then gave up a two-run double to Salvador Perez, and a two-run home run to Omar Infante (the first ..
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Butler delivers 2 big hits, KC evens World Series

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) A big-and-burly thumper still has a place on these flash-and-dash Kansas City Royals, it seems. Especially if he can deliver clutch hits in the World Series, the way Billy Butler did Wednesday night. Butler stroked a hard, RBI single in the first inning that his team desperately needed, then lined a loud, tiebreaking single in the sixth to send the Royals past...
Via AP on Fox
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Playoff Prospectus: Royals Spit Hot Fire: World Series Game 2 by Zachary Levine

The Royals staff threw some major heat and every key moment went their way as they snagged Game Two and evened the World Series at a game apiece.
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Kansas City Royals: Tied through two

Omar Infante homered to pad the Royals’ lead in Game 2 (usatoday). The Kansas City Royals evened the series Tuesday night against the San Francisco Giants with a 7-2 victory. The Royals received a solid effort out of starter Yordano Ventura that led way for the bullpen to seal the win after the Royals offense provided relief with help from a two-run home run off the bat of Omar...
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What in the Heck is Wrong With Some of These Kansas City Royals Fans?

During Game One of the World Series we had a guy paying big bucks to take what could not be a comfortable nap during the game. During Game Two we have a guy reading the newspaper.What the ****?@SKietz680Read more »
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Miss California USA would like to date Eric Hosmer

I have no issue playing matchmaker during the World Series. Our old sports/pageant analyst friend, and 2013 Miss California, Mabelynn Capeluj just...
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WATCH: Giants pitcher yells at Salvador Perez after HR

Giants reliever Hunter Strickland is a pretty poor sport when things aren’t going his way, and things weren’t going his way on Wednesday night. Strickland entered the bottom of the 6th inning of Game 2 of the World Series in Kansas City with two on, one out and the Royals up 3-2. Strickland uncorked a...Read More
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Royals’ Eric Hosmer Dives Into First Base To Make Big Out

Royals' first baseman Eric Hosmer made a big out when he snagged a grounder and dove into first base to make an out.
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Butler, Escobar rally Royals to 2-1 lead in Game 2

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Billy Butler and Alcides Escobar had run-scoring hits off Jake Peavy, and the Kansas City Royals took a 2-1 lead over San Francisco after three innings Wednesday night as they tried to even the World Series at a game apiece. Gregor Blanco started the game with a home run for the Giants off hard-throwing rookie Yordano Ventura, but the Royals came back with...
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This Date In Royals History–October 22, 1985

1985: Bret Saberhagen pitched a gem, and the Royals’ offense backed him up with six runs, including a long home run by Frank White, as the Royals defeated the Cardinals 6-1 at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.Saberhagen worked a complete game, allowing just six hits and a walk while striking out eight. The Cardinals’ lone run came in the sixth, on singles by Ozzie Smith, Tom Herr,...
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World Series Thread: Giants vs Royals, 8:00 PM

San Francisco Giants vs. Kansas City Royals Game 2: Wednesday, 8:00 PM ET on FOX Jake Peavy (1-0, 1.86) vs. Yordano Ventura (0-0, 4.85) Here are the lineups for Game 2 of the World Series in Kansas City: Giants: CF Gregor Blanco 2B Joe Panik C Buster Posey 3B Pablo Sandoval RF Hunter Pence 1B Brandon Belt DH Michael Morse LF Travis Ishikawa SS Brandon Crawford Royals...
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Clash Of Clans Nearly Destroyed The Kansas City Royals Season

Photo Credit: Royals/Facebook In the mobile space, one of the most popular games around the world goes by the name of ‘Clash of Clans.’ A company called Supercell back in 2012 created this free strategy video game and due to its addictive nature has grossed millions and millions of dollars. From Asia to Europe to the United States, you’d be surprised at just how many people...
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