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5 Fun Facts About The Kansas City Royals

While many people know about the Giants, they are no rookie when it comes to the World Series having won two in the last four years, little is known about the Kansas City Royals. Here are five fun facts about America’s newest favorite team.

10/17/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 15: Salvador Perez #13 of the Kansas City Royals celebrates with fans after their 2 to 1 win over the Baltimore Orioles to sweep the series in Game Four of the American League Championship Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 15, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Keidel: Royal Blue Skies For Kansas City

Baseball is trying to be pure again. And when you consider the final four teams in the MLB postseason, they did a good job. The Giants, Cardinals, Orioles and Royals aren’t considered members of the monetary aristocracy, at least not at the level of the Yankees, Red Sox, and Dodgers.

10/17/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 05: Greg Holland #56 celebrates with Norichika Aoki #23 of the Kansas City Royals after defeating the Los Angeles Angels 8-3 in Game Three of the American League Division Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 5, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

6 Fantastic Sports Photos You Have To See

By Adam W. Bloom Perhaps one of the greatest side notes from sports is those fantastic moments of time that are captured in photography. Moments where you see athletes flying through the air in positions […]

10/10/2014

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5 Baseball Robberies from 2014 You Have To See

Robberies, just another reason why baseball is the greatest sport.

10/10/2014

A general view of the scoreboard and big screen showing pitcher Clayton Kershaw #22 of the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrating after Kershaw pitched a no-hitter at Dodger Stadium on June 18, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. The Dodgers defeated the Rockies 8-0. (credit: Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

5 Supreme Accomplishments Of Clayton Kershaw’s 2014 Season

As in any sport, losing demands the process of soaking it in, focusing on the positives — which, in the case of Clayton Kershaw’s 2014, considerably outweighed the negatives — and moving on. In this spirit, we take a look at five supreme aspects of Clayton Kershaw’s 2014 season.

10/08/2014

Don Mattingly #8 of the Los Angeles Dodgers looks on before taking on the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Three of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium on October 6, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri. (credit: Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Dodgers Face Big Decisions After Another Abrupt Playoff Exit

The Dodgers were built to win a World Series, not just get into the playoffs. They struck out again.

10/08/2014

Brennan Boesch #00 of the Los Angeles Angels steals second base during the 10th inning against the Oakland A's at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on April 16, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

Angels Claim Kieschnick, Marte From Diamondbacks

The Los Angeles Angels have designated outfielder Brennan Boesch and catcher John Buck for assignment.

10/07/2014

Clayton Kershaw #22 of the Los Angeles Dodgers pitches in the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Four of the National League Divison Series at Busch Stadium on October 7, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri. (credit: Jeff Roberson - Pool/Getty Images)

Dodgers Season Comes To Close As Cardinals Take NLDS, 3-1

Clayton Kershaw, pitching off short rest, saw his 7th inning demons return to the mound, as Matt Adams’ go-ahead 3-run homer capped the St. Louis Cardinals rally to defeat the tired Dodgers 3-2 on Tuesday to eliminate LA from the playoffs.

10/07/2014

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 06: Matt Kemp #27 of the Los Angeles Dodgers argues with home plate umpire Dale Scott after getting called out in the ninth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Three of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium on October 6, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

9 Reactions To Dodgers-Cardinals Home Plate Umpire Dale Scott

Aside from a seemingly generous strike zone, Scott also appeared to clap when Yasiel Puig was struck out during the third inning.

10/07/2014

Yasiel Puig #66 of the Los Angeles Dodgers hits a triple in the sixth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Three of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium on October 6, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri.  (credit: Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Dodgers Lose To Cardinals 3-1 In Game 3 Of NL Division Series

The Cardinals now lead the Dodgers 2-1 in the National League Championship Series.

10/06/2014

Jean Machi #63 of the San Francisco Giants pitches in the eighth inning against the Washington Nationals during Game Three of the National League Division Series at AT&T Park on October 6, 2014 in San Francisco, California.  (credit: Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Giants Lose, 4-1, To Nationals In Game 3 Of Division Series

Doug Fister pitched seven shutout innings and the Washington Nationals took advantage of Madison Bumgarner’s one off-target throw, staving off elimination in the NL Division Series with a 4-1 win against the San Francisco Giants on Monday.

10/06/2014

Matt Kemp #27 of the Los Angeles Dodgers hits a solo homerun to lead off in the eighth inning of Game Two of the National League Division Series against the St. Louis Cardinals at Dodger Stadium on October 4, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Kemp’s Clutch Homer Lifts Dodgers Over Cardinals 3-2, Ties NLDS 1-1

Matt Kemp hit a go-ahead home run leading off the eighth inning, lifting the Los Angeles Dodgers over the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 Saturday night and evening their NL Division Series at a game apiece.

10/04/2014

Division Series - St Louis Cardinals v Los Angeles Dodgers - Game One

Game 1 of NLDS: Cardinals-Dodgers

Live updates of game 1 of NLDS: Dodgers – Cardinals

10/03/2014

BALTIMORE, MD - OCTOBER 03: Delmon Young #27 of the Baltimore Orioles hits a three run RBI double to deep left feild in the eighth inning against Joakim Soria #38 of the Detroit Tigers during Game Two of the American League Division Series at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on October 3, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland.

5 Months When You Forget Sports Aren’t The Only Thing Happening

Is there a better time of the year for sports than now? Well, depends on what you like. Here are five of the best sports months.

10/03/2014

Kevin Youkilis #20 of the Chicago White Sox bats against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on September 23, 2012 in Anaheim, California. (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Most Awkward Batting Stances Of The 2000s

We take a look at some of the most awkward batting stances in baseball.

10/01/2014

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