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2 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

Royals to sell playoff tickets to general public Thursday

The Kansas City Royals will place the limited number of remaining tickets for a potential wild-card game, as well as the American League Division Series games, on sale to the general public Thursday morning. The team announced Tuesday that tickets remaining after sales to season ticket holders and the meeting of obligations to Major League Baseball would be sold through the Royals' website or directly at Kauffman Stadium beginning at 10 a.m. The online ticket option is available at www.royals.com/postseason .

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6 hrs ago | Royals Review

Royals Rumblings - News for September 16, 2014

The usage of Butler has become a daily topic. He has kept private his feelings on his benching.

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7 hrs ago | BoSox Injection

Should the Red Sox trade Mookie Betts?

Sep 12, 2014; Kansas City, MO, USA; Boston Red Sox right fielder Mookie Betts hits an RBI single against the Kansas City Royals during the third inning at Kauffman Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Peter G. Aiken-USA TODAY Sports There are a few numbers in that table worth discussing, starting with the 38 games.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Mookie Betts, Major League Baseball, Boston Red Sox, Clay Buchholz, Joe Kelly, Brandon Workman

11 hrs ago | Kansas City Royals

PawSox between Omaha and back-to-back titles

Down to its last strike in Game 4 of the Governors' Cup on Friday at Durham, Pawtucket rallied. Newly signed Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo hit an RBI single to tie the game and Pawtucket went on to win in 13 innings.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

The Washington Post

Dyson, Gore score in 9th as Royals beat White Sox

Pinch-runners Jarrod Dyson and Terrance Gore scored in the ninth inning as the Kansas City Royals rallied for a 4-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Monday night. Mike Moustakas doubled with one out in the ninth.

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Related Topix: Sports, Danny Duffy, Mike Moustakas, Baseball Players, Jarrod Dyson, Eric Hosmer, Major League Baseball, Chicago White Sox

ABC News

Dyson, Gore Score in 9th as Royals Beat White Sox

Pinch-runners Jarrod Dyson and Terrance Gore scored in the ninth inning as the Kansas City Royals rallied for a 4-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Monday night. Mike Moustakas doubled with one out in the ninth.

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Royals Review

Do you believe in Miracles?

N ed Yost is currently the manager of a Kansas City Royals baseball team that is contending for a playoff spot for the first time since and has led us to a moment of panic and despair with only two weeks left in the season due to a poor offensive output in the last 17 or so games. Lots of sports writers are comparing this Royal collapse to Ned Yost's final moments in Milwaukee, rightly so.

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Marin Independent Journal

A's can determine wild-card fate

That's the question facing the A's as they come off their final off-day of the regular season. Wins Saturday and Sunday came at the right time -- in Seattle with the Mariners chasing the A's in the American League wild-card derby.

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Kings of Kauffman

Brandon Finnegan Could Fill a Major Hole for the Royals

Sep 13, 2014; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Royals relief pitcher Brandon Finnegan delivers a pitch in the ninth inning against the Boston Red Sox at Kauffman Stadium. Kansas City won the game 7-1.

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Southside Showdown

Series Preview: White Sox have struggled vs. Royals all season

Sep 13, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago White Sox left fielder Jordan Danks avoids the tag of Minnesota Twins catcher Kurt Suzuki to score a run during the seventh inning in game one of a doubleheader at U.S Cellular Field. Mandatory Credit: Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports Sure, the Chicago White Sox have struggled against a lot of teams this season, that is no secret, but this season they've really struggled against the Kansas City Royals.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Eric Hosmer, Chicago White Sox, Jordan Danks, Jose Abreu

Royals Review

Royals Rumblings - News for September 15, 2014

Ned had some explaining to do after Sunday's disaster in the sixth inning. Like, why the heck did he put Aaron Crow in the game in such a tough situation? "Because I had confidence in Aaron Crow," Yost said.

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Bless You Boys

Tigers 6, Indians 4: More late game dramatics give Detroit series sweep

Led by the bat of Ian Kinsler, the Tigers rallied from a 3-2 deficit in the seventh by scoring four runs in their final two at-bats, sweeping the Indians. Combined with a Royals loss, the Tigers extend their AL Central lead to 1 1/2 games.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Deseret News

Utahns in baseball: BYU alum Jeremy Guthrie comes up clutch as Royals ...

After a disappointing start against Detroit on Monday, onetime BYU pitcher Jeremy Guthrie rebounded nicely Saturday as the Kansas City Royals try to inch closer to their first playoff appearance since 1985. After a disappointing start against Detroit on Monday, onetime BYU pitcher Jeremy Guthrie rebounded nicely Saturday as the Kansas City Royals try to inch closer to their first playoff appearance since 1985.

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Kansas City Royals

Brooks pitches Triple-A Omaha to PCL title

Right-hander Aaron Brooks pitched a complete-game two-hitter as Triple-A Omaha beat the Reno Aces, 4-0, on Sunday to win the Pacific Coast League Championship Series, 3-2. Brooks, who struck out nine and walked two, was named Most Valuable Player of the PCL playoffs with a 3-0 record and a 0.75 ERA.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Nava hits slam, Bogaerts adds 3-run HR as Red Sox rally past skidding Royals 8-4

Daniel Nava hit a grand slam, Xander Bogaerts added a three-run shot and the Boston Red Sox rallied past the skidding Kansas City Royals 8-4 on Sunday. The Royals fell 1 1-2 games behind Detroit, which beat Cleveland, in the AL Central.

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Kings of Kauffman

Nori Aoki's Quietly Solid Second Half of the Season

Sep 2, 2014; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Royals right fielder Nori Aoki drives in a run with a double against the Texas Rangers in the third inning in the first inning at Kauffman Stadium. Mandatory Credit: John Rieger-USA TODAY Sports Nori Aoki was acquired by the Kansas City Royals to solve their problems at the leadoff spot.

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Kansas City Royals

Since promotion, Finnegan making strong impression

Finnegan, the Royals' first-round pick of the 2014 First-Year Player Draft, had retired all eight batters he'd faced since being called up to the Majors this month. But in pitching a scoreless ninth inning to finish up a 7-1 victory over the Red Sox on Saturday night, Finnegan surrendered a single to pinch-hitter Allen Craig .

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BoSox Injection

Jemile Weeks playing himself into a future role with Red Sox?

Sep 12, 2014; Kansas City, MO, USA; Boston Red Sox base runner Jemile Weeks scores as he rounds third against the Kansas City Royals during the fifth inning at Kauffman Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Peter G. Aiken-USA TODAY Sports The acquisition of Jemile Weeks at the waiver trade deadline on August 31 was an afterthought at best; the swap of Kelly Johnson and Michael Almanzar for Weeks and Minor Leaguer Ivan De Jesus just didn't look to be a significant trade.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Marin Independent Journal

A's edge Mariners, keep A.L. wild card lead

Jed Lowrie walked on four pitches with the bases loaded in the 10th inning to give the A's the go-ahead run in a 3-2 victory over Seattle that kept the A's ahead of the Mariners and the Kansas City Royals in the American League wild-card race. Squaring off against closer Fernando Rodney, the A's got a leadoff walk in the 10th from Coco Crisp, a bunt from Sam Fuld and an intentional walk to Josh Donaldson.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tom Wilhelmsen, Baseball Players, Charlie Furbush, American League, Major League Baseball, Sonny Gray, Felix Hernandez

Royals Review

A Critical Analysis of the Royals Part 11: What 2014 Should Have Looked Like

It's somewhat silly to be writing about what the Royals should be doing in 2014 to make the playoffs. The fact of the matter is that Ned blew this in Spring Training - which was predictable in 2013 if you watched where this thing was going.

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