Alex Gordon

Madison Bumgarner (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images), James Shields (Photo by Pat Semansky - Pool/Getty Images)

Who Will Win It All? Playoff-Perfect Royals Or Tried-And-Tested Giants?

A pair of wild cards, set to begin the World Series on Tuesday night at Kauffman Stadium in a matchup offering most everything a fan would want to watch. Tight, too, with the Giants opening as a slim favorite to win it all.

10/17/2014

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

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

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Salvador Perez Gives Royals Rare Offense At Catcher

There’s a new age of offensive catchers coming up through the ranks of the big leagues, and Salvador Perez is part of that movement.

03/08/2013

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Travis Snider Still Looking For Breakout Season With Blue Jays

A first-round pick by the Blue Jays in 2006, Travis Snider came up through the ranks with big expectations. His minor league career was no disappointment but his Major League play certainly has been.

03/05/2012

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Hartnett: Hybrid System Needed To Determine MLB’s Best Fielders

Instead of arguing whether the Gold Glove Award is still relevant or if the Fielding Bible Award should be accepted the standard, how about combining the best aspects of both awards?

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