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A solid bullpen and strong defense have the Royals within two victories of a World Series championship. Kelvin Herrera, Brandon Finnegan, Wade Davis and Greg Holland combined to throw four no-hit innings of relief, as Kansas City edged the San Francisco Giants, 3-2, in Game 3 of...
The Kansas City Royals needed a big inning and got it. A day after beginning their first World Series in 29 years with a whimper, the American League champions produced a bang. Omar Infante's two-run homer punctuated a five-run sixth inning that propelled the Royals to a 7-2 win...
Jake Peavy can give the San Francisco Giants a commanding lead in the World Series on Wednesday when he takes the ball for Game 2 against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium. It's been a tale of two seasons for Peavy, who was just 1-9 with a 4.72 ERA and 20 home runs...
One pitcher came into the World Series with a reputation for pitching well in big games. The other was James Shields. San Francisco left-hander Madison Bumgarner continued to cement his status as the best postseason pitcher in baseball on Tuesday, as he gave up one run over...
The Kansas City Royals are back in the World Series for the first time in 29 years. If they want to nail down their first title since that 1985 season, though, they'll have to get past a team in the San Francisco Giants who will be vying for their third World Series championship...
Travis Ishikawa stroked a dramatic three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning Thursday night to lead the San Francisco Giants into the World Series for the third time in five years. The 6-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 5 of the National League Championship...
After nearly three decades of toiling as one of baseball's peasants, the Kansas City Royals are once again kings of the American League. Behind yet another outstanding effort from their overlooked pitching staff, the remarkable Royals finished off a sweep of the Baltimore...
Timely hitting and great relief pitching have carried the Kansas City Royals a long way this postseason. It's looking like all the way to the World Series. Billy Butler drove in the eventual deciding run with a sacrifice fly in the sixth inning, and Kansas City's sensational...
Game 3 of the American League Championship Series between the Baltimore Orioles and Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium has been postponed due to rain. Wei-Yin Chen was scheduled to take the hill for the O's -- who are facing a 2-0 series deficit after dropping both games at...

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