Royals Game 2 starter Ventura wants to make Pedro Martinez proud
have throughout the season. Remain calm and treat it like any other game." Ventura dominated the Angels in the American League Division Series with a seven-inning, one-run performance, though he wasn't quite as sharp against the Orioles
Royals' failure to get clutch hits in Game 1 — aberration ... or omen?
generation, before the Royals return to the productive form we witnessed during the historic 8-0 run through the American League playoffs? Or did the five-day layoff leave the Royals in an offensive malaise from which they'll have difficulty
What's different about these Royals?
Angels top that list with .260 figure (and yes, American League teams have a huge advantage here, because their pitchers ..... were last in in the majors in homers and last in the American League in walks, but they were first in (fewest) strikeouts
Trip Back to Dallas a Welcome One for Canucks' Desjardins
He worked so hard," Desjardins said of McKenzie. "One time, I didn't know how he was going to make it in the American League , if he was a fourth-line guy. He just worked so hard to get here." Earlier this week, the Stars recalled another
Rest or rust? Royals, Giants set for World Series
And then, they all got some time off. Almost an eternity, by October standards. The Royals went 8-0 in the American League playoffs, giving them five idle days before Shields starts the opener. San Francisco went 8-2 on the National
Suddenly, Royals fans are digging Ned Yost | FOX Sports
When Royals manager Ned Yost went out for dinner with his family after his team clinched the American League pennant, he got mobbed by fans who treated him to 'a tremendous experience and something I've never experienced in my life.'
Royals savoring trip to World Series
Ned Yost on the Royals' path to the American League pennant.
Just your latest meaningless ALCS predictions
Neither of the teams in this American League Championship Series were supposed to be in this American League Championship Series. The Royals, leaving ..... the Royals finished last in the American League in home runs, the Orioles first
Takeaway from this month? The Royals have been really good.
month? The Royals have been really good. Rob Neyer Rob Neyer @robneyer You want to know how the Royals won the American League ? Jay Jaffe’s written an excellent primer ; read it, and you’ll be well-prepared for whatever comes next
Just sit back and enjoy this wild card World Series
best team rewarded more often. But, how do you intend to determine the best? The Royals, for example, had the American League 's second-best record after the All-Star break. They were behind only the Orioles, who they beat. Aren't