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.
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.
The surprising Kansas City Royals and unflappable Baltimore Orioles are extremely similar with one significant exception: the fashion in which they score runs.
The Royals have the smallest payroll of the remaining MLB playoff teams. The Cardinals, Giants and Orioles all started the season with payrolls exceeding $100 million.
Time for a deep breath. Chance to catch up on the DVR. The action starts up again Friday night when Kansas City visits Baltimore in the ALCS opener.
The Baltimore Orioles and Kansas City Royals are both in the ALCS, with unlikely sweeps in their respective ALDS matchups.
“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.”
Nelson Cruz sliced a two-run homer for his latest big postseason hit, and the Baltimore Orioles swept aside Detroit’s Cy Young Award winners to hold off the Tigers 2-1 Sunday and reach the AL Championship Series for the first time since 1997.
The Detroit Tigers and Los Angeles Angels each find themselves in an 0-2 hole. Can either team recover?
All four League Division Series are well underway now in the 2014 MLB Playoffs, and as usual, there are plenty of surprises.
Delmon Young drove in three runs with a pinch-hit double, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Tigers 7-6 Friday for a 2-0 lead in the best-of-five AL Division Series.
It’s down to the Baltimore Orioles, Detroit Tigers, Kansas City Royals and Los Angeles Angels in the American League as the Division Series begin.
Derek Jeter put on New York’s navy pinstripes for the last time Thursday night, for a game that culminated in a fairytale ending.
Derek Jeter capped his Yankee Stadium farewell with a game-winning single in the bottom of the ninth inning, the latest storybook moment in a charmed and illustrious career, to give New York a 6-5 victory Thursday night over the Baltimore Orioles.
Derek Jeter and the New York Yankees were eliminated from postseason contention, wasting a three-run lead Thursday in a 9-5 loss to Nelson Cruz and the AL East champion Baltimore Orioles.