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  1. Royals return to playoffs in dramatic fashionRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura, left, and right fielder Norichika Aoki, right, celebrate in the clubhouse after the Royals' 9-8 win in 12 innings in the AL wild-card playoff baseball game against the Oakland Athletics, early Wednesday in Kansas City, Mo. KANSAS CITY, Mo.

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  2. Royals will start Jason Vargas in Game 1 vs. AngelsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sporting News

    When last we saw Jason Vargas , he was leaving the mound in a Sept. 24 game against the Cleveland Indians .

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  3. Pirates carry 3 catchers to protect hobbled MartinRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen stretches during batting practice before the NL Wild Card Playoff baseball game against the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, in Pittsburgh. The Associated Press Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen stretches during batting practice before the NL Wild Card Playoff baseball game against the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, in Pittsburgh.

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  4. 2014 Marlins Season Review: Giancarlo Stanton's injuryRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Fish Stripes

    The Giancarlo Stanton injury was a backbreaking injury that hurt the Marlins' slim chances at the playoffs and might have cost Stanton a legitimate chance at the National League MVP award. The Miami Marlins ' 2014 campaign was such a positive event, but it was positive often despite the hardships rather than being a hardship-free zone.

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  5. Column: Great game, but baseball in need of a fixRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Inside Bay Area

    That the 12th-inning win by Kansas City over Oakland took nearly five hours to play highlights a problem baseball still has to address. Still, the return to small ball in a sport plagued by steroids should be celebrated just as much as the first postseason win by the Royals in 29 years.

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  6. Rookie managers Williams, Ausmus reach postseasonRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Inside Bay Area

    Matt Williams was in his 18th game as a major league manager, still learning on the job, when he went with his gut. Williams saw Bryce Harper hit a comebacker in the sixth inning, jog out of the batter's box and veer off toward the home dugout, several strides before first base.

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  7. Terry Francona fired by Philadelphia Phillies 14 years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | That Balls Outta Here

    Sep 21, 2014; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona in the dugout against the Minnesota Twins at Target Field. Mandatory Credit: Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports Philadelphia Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg might consider himself lucky he hasn't been fired after the team finished last this season.

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  8. Epic wild-card rally sends Royals fan into laborRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    Heather Speer posted to Facebook at 11:12 p.m. that she thinks the game made her go into labor. And it did.

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  9. Hal Steinbrenner to Yankees fans: SorryRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NJ.com

    Despite spending $438 million on four marquee players in the offseason, the Yankees finished just 84-78 - 12 games behind the Orioles for the American League East title. "We did not do the job this year," Steinbrenner said.

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  10. Tigers hope starters can outdo Orioles bullpenRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KTMF

    The Detroit Tigers' starting pitchers in the first three games of the AL Division Series have a combined 329 wins, three Cy Young Awards and 35 games of postseason experience. Baltimore's starters have less impressive credentials, yet they don't necessarily have to outpitch their counterparts for the Orioles to advance.

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  11. Thousands of Comcast viewers miss Royals' game-winning hit against A'sRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Contra Costa Times

    Several thousand Comcast subscribers in the South Bay missed the game-winning hit in the A's 9-8 wild-card playoff loss to the Kansas City Royals because of a glitch that briefly froze the picture on their televisions in the 12th inning. A spokesman for Comcast said the problem was limited to the South Bay and did not affect viewers elsewhere, but viewers from Mountain View to Monterey -- a span of 83 miles -- reported to this newspaper that they missed portions of the 12th inning, when Kansas City won the game on a walk-off single by Salvador Perez.

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  12. Stephen Strasburg finally makes postseason debutRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | SFGate

    About a half-hour before game time on the days Stephen Strasburg starts at home for the Nationals, he emerges from the dugout and walks along the right-field line with pitching coach Steve McCatty , hearing cheers from spectators along the way. Strasburg might tote a plastic water bottle in his back pocket; McCatty usually drapes a white towel over a shoulder.

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  13. Blue Jays set to pick 18th in 2015 draftOct 1, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sportsnet.ca

    The Toronto Blue Jays are set to select 18th in the 2015 amateur draft after finishing the 2014 season with an 83-79 record. There's a caveat, though.

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  14. Kevin Haskin: Royals must regroup after wild-card hysteriaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Capital-Journal

    Their rousing victory in the American League wild-card round lasted 12 innings. Emotions were spent.

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  15. Tracy, Bell among 7 candidates named by D-BacksRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    Well-traveled former manager Jim Tracy and ex-Arizona Diamondbacks infielder Jay Bell are among seven candidates identified by the team to be interviewed to replace the fired Kirk Gibson. Tracy is a former manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers, Pittsburgh Pirates and Colorado Rockies.

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  16. A capsule look at Cardinals-Dodgers playoff seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    A look at the best-of-five National League Division Series between the St. Louis Cardinals and Los Angeles Dodgers: Game 1, Friday, at Los Angeles ; Game 2, Saturday, at Los Angeles ; Game 3, Monday, at St. Louis ; x-Game 4, Tuesday, at St. Louis ; x-Game 5, Thursday, at Los Angeles . Cardinals: 3B Matt Carpenter , CF Jon Jay , LF Matt Holliday , SS Jhonny Peralta , 1B Matt Adams , C Yadier Molina , 2B Kolten Wong , RF Randal Grichuk .

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  17. Twins seek new direction with Gardenhire dismissalRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    ... at the same time? "We'll certainly open it up to anybody and everybody that is capable of managing a major league baseball team. I don't think we ought to just stay within, although that would be a nice preference if you could," Ryan said. "That ...

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  18. Rosterbation version 1.0Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Athletics Nation

    Moss, Vogt, Blanks can obviously fill multiple roles, but had to be listed somewhere. Jaso listed as catcher until further notice. Notices on milb freeagents previously in org are welcome.

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  19. Royals to start Jason Vargas in game one, Yordano Ventura in game two against AngelsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Wichita Eagle

    Vargas, a lefty, will face Los Angeles Angels right-hander Jered Weaver on Thursday night in Anaheim, Calif. First pitch in the opener of the best-of-five series is scheduled for 8:07 p.m. Central time on TBS.

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  20. ECKEL: KC's hunt for Blue OctoberRead the original story

    1 hr ago | OttawaHerald.com

    The 29-year wait proved to be worth the years of the emotional ups and downs every Royals fan has experienced.

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