All posts tagged "royals"

  • Thousands gather for a rally to celebrate the Kansas City Royals winning baseball's World Series at Union Station Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015, in Kansas City, Mo. The Royals beat the New York Mets in five games to win the championship. (AP Photo/Reed Hoffmann)
    Kansas City throws a party to celebrate Royals’ championship

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The world champion Kansas City Royals basked in the adulation of hundreds of thousands of ecstatic fans in a parade and rally Tuesday that nearly shut down downtown for hours. After driving...

    • Posted November 3, 2015
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  • Kansas City Royals fan Lee Sung-woo, from South Korea, shows off a World Series towel before Game 1 of baseball's World Series between the Kansas City Royals and the San Francisco Giants Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
    Sung-woo karma lives! Royals return to ALCS

    By Brian Han South Korean Kansas City Royals super fan Lee Sung-woo may not be in Missouri, but his team put together a memorable performance Wednesday against the Houston Astros to advance to the American League Championship...

    • Posted October 15, 2015
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  • San Francisco Giants' Madison Bumgarner and catcher Buster Posey celebrate after Game 7 of baseball's World Series against the Kansas City Royals Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. The Giants won 3-2 to win the series. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
    Bumgarner carries Giants to 3rd World Series title in 5 years

    Royals had no answer for the MVP left-hander who came out of the bullpen to throw five scoreless innings on two days’ rest as they fell 3-2. KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A giant, indeed. Madison Bumgarner punctuated one of...

    • Posted October 29, 2014
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  • Kansas City Royals' Mike Moustakas hits a home run during the seventh inning of Game 6 of baseball's World Series against the San Francisco Giants Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
    No Mad Bum, No Problem: Royals win 10-0 to force Game 7

    No Mad(ison) Bum(garner), no problem. The Kansas City Royals won big Tuesday night to force Game 7 of the World Series. Lorenzo Cain looped a two-run single — one of eight Royals to get hits in a...

    • Posted October 28, 2014
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  • Korean 'Superfan' Sung Woo Lee's Kansas City Royals are just two wins away from taking the crown. (AP)
    Royal flush in sight

    KC wins in SF 3-2 to take 2-1 World Series lead The Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 3-2 Friday night to take a 2-1 World Series lead. The feel-good sports story of the year is just two...

    • Posted October 24, 2014
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  • In this Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, photo, Miami Marlins fan Laurence Leavy, rear right, is shown wearing a bright orange Marlins jersey during Game 2 of baseball's World Series in Kansas City, Mo. Leavy's orange Marlins jersey made him easy to spot amid a sea of Kansas City Royals blue. He said a Royals official approached him offering to move him to the team owner's suite, but Leavy declined. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
    Party crasher: World Series fan creates buzz with Marlins jersey

    MIAMI (AP) — Among the standouts at Games 1 and 2 of the World Series was a Miami Marlins fan in the front row behind home plate. Laurence Leavy’s orange Marlins jersey made him easy to spot...

    • Posted October 24, 2014
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  • Kansas City Royals relief pitcher Greg Holland and catcher Salvador Perez celebrate after defeating against the Baltimore Orioles 2-1 in Game 4 of the American League baseball championship series Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. The Royals advance to the World Series. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
    Smell of success: Royals C Perez wears perfume for good luck

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Salvador Perez is a player who doesn’t want to make a stink. The upbeat All-Star catcher for the Kansas City Royals wore Victoria’s Secret perfume late in the 2013 season — teammate Alcides...

    • Posted October 24, 2014
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