ALCS

Norichika Aoki of the Kansas City Royals celebrates with fans after completing a sweep of the Baltimore Orioles in the ALCS at Kauffman Stadium on October 15, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Max: Underdog Royals Quickly (And Temporarily) Becoming America’s Team

I am riveted by this team. Maybe I just like the name Mike Moustakas. Or perhaps there’s more to it…

10/16/2014

ALCS - Baltimore Orioles v Kansas City Royals - Game Four

Broomsticks! Series-Bound Royals Edge Orioles, Complete ALCS Sweep

With more dominant defense, an opportunistic offense that plated two runs in the first inning and a bullpen that shut down the Baltimore Orioles once again.

10/16/2014

A view of a weather tarp covering the infield as rain falls to postpone Game Three of the American League Championship Series between the Baltimore Orioles and the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on October 13, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Kyle Rivas/Getty Images)

O’s-Royals ALCS Game 3 Postponed Because Of Rain

Game 3 of the AL Championship Series has been postponed because of rain. The game was pushed back from Monday to Tuesday at 8:07 p.m. EDT.

10/13/2014

Greg Holland #56 of the Kansas City Royals celebrates with teammate Salvador Perez #13 after closing out the ninth inning to defeat the Baltimore Orioles 6 to 4 in Game Two of the American League Championship Series at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on October 11, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Royals Beat Orioles 6-4 For 2-0 Lead In ALCS

Alcides Escobar doubled in the go-ahead run in the ninth inning, Mike Moustakas extended his home run-binge and the Kansas City Royals remained perfect in the playoffs, beating the Baltimore Orioles 6-4 for a 2-0 lead in the AL Championship Series.

10/11/2014

Division Series - Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim v Kansas City Royals - Game Three

Royals Look To Take 2-0 Lead Over Orioles In ALCS

Playoff-inexperienced Kansas City has shined in high-pressure situations this postseason and can take a 2-0 lead over the Baltimore Orioles in the AL Championship Series if it pulls out another road win Saturday.

10/11/2014

Nelson Cruz #23 of the Baltimore Orioles hits a doubled to deep left field to score Alejandro De Aza #12 in the fifth inning against James Shields #33 of the Kansas City Royals during Game One of the American League Championship Series at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on October 10, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Gordon-Led Royals Beat Orioles 8-6 In ALCS Opener

Alex Gordon hit a tiebreaking homer in the 10th inning, Mike Moustakas added a two-run shot and the Kansas City Royals defeated the Baltimore Orioles 8-6 Friday night.

10/11/2014

Nelson Cruz (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Speed Vs. Power: Contrasting Styles Stand Out In Royals-O’s ALCS

The surprising Kansas City Royals and unflappable Baltimore Orioles are extremely similar with one significant exception: the fashion in which they score runs.

10/10/2014

Salvador Perez #13 of the Kansas City Royals celebrates with fans after the Royals defeated the Los Angeles Angels 9-3 to win game 3 of the American League Division Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 5, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Party Like It’s 1985! Underdog Royals Confident Heading Into ALCS Vs. O’s

“We’re not afraid of those guys,” Royals ace James Shields said Sunday night. “We’re going to go out there and play our game — but obviously, we’re going to worry about that tomorrow.”

10/06/2014

Jim Leyland went 700-597 with two World Series appearances in eight season with the Detroit Tigers. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Leyland Resigns From Tigers, Says ‘The Fuel’s Getting A Little Low’

Jim Leyland announced Monday he is stepping down as manager of the Detroit Tigers after eight seasons that included three division titles and two trips to the World Series.

10/21/2013

BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 19: Shane Victorino #18 of the Boston Red Sox celebrates with his teammates after hitting a grand slam home run against Jose Veras #31 of the Detroit Tigers in the seventh inning during Game Six of the American League Championship Series at Fenway Park on October 19, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Sox Top Tigers 5-2 In Game 6 Of ALCS, Advance To World Series

The Boston Red Sox are going back to the World Series for the third time in 10 seasons.

10/20/2013

BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 12: Joaquin Benoit #53 and Alex Avila #13 of the Detroit Tigers celebrate after defeating the Boston Red Sox 1-0 in Game One of the American League Championship Series at Fenway Park on October 12, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Tigers Just Miss Team No-Hitter In Game 1 Win Over Boston

Boston was hitless until Daniel Nava had a soft, clean single to center field off Joaquin Benoit with one out in the ninth.

10/13/2013

Miguel Cabrera of the Detroit Tigers. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Miguel Cabrera Leads Tigers Into Exciting ALCS Versus Big Papi’s Red Sox

The Detroit Tigers and Boston Red Sox have never previously met in the playoffs. Both teams are led by super sluggers in Miguel Cabrera and David Ortiz.

10/12/2013

David Ortiz (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Red Sox Beat Rays 3-1 In Game 4 To Reach ALCS

Shane Victorino’s infield single snapped a seventh-inning tie and journeyman Craig Breslow gave Boston a huge boost out of the bullpen, sending the Red Sox into the ALCS with a 3-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays.

10/09/2013

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Red Sox Honor Mariano Rivera Before Game At Fenway

The Red Sox played highlights from one of the low points in Rivera’s career, his blown save in Game 4 of the 2004 AL championship series.

09/15/2013

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Official: Pettitte’s One-Year Deal To Return To Yankees Finalized

Andy Pettitte and the Yankees have agreed a one-year deal worth $12 million.

11/28/2012

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