American League Championship Series
The reason behind Aoki's hot streak? He got comfy with the AL
His leadoff single in the sixth inning sparked the go-ahead rally for the Royals in Game 3 of the American League Championship Series on Tuesday night. "He's been one of our hottest hitters the last month or two," third baseman
A toast to Yost
Jeremy Guthrie gave up a run in the second inning — giving the Orioles their first lead in this American League Championship Series — but otherwise shut the O’s down through the fifth. Some manager might well have been tempted to send Guthrie out
Shields: World Series about ability, not experience
Royals Game 1 starter James Shields on shaking off his disappointing performance in the ALCS , and the Royals' mindset going forward.
The Royals' last 2 pennant winners position-by-position: 1985 & 2014
Here's a look at the Kansas City Royals' last two AL pennant winners: The George Brett-Bret Saberhagen led 1985 World Series champions, and the 2014 ALCS champions, led by Alex Gordon, Lorenzo Cain and James Shields, who are four wins away from winning a World Series trophy, too.
Orioles-Royals ALCS Game 3 photo gallery
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Orioles-Royals ALCS Game 4 photo gallery
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2014 MLB postseason schedule
Oct. 18: Game 6 at higher seed — FOX-x Sunday, Oct. 19: Game 7 at higher seed — FS1-x AMERICAN LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES — TBS Friday, Oct. 10: Game 1 at higher seed Saturday, Oct. 11: Game 2 at higher seed Monday
Soak it in, KC: Royals exorcise city's three decades' worth of demons
manager Grady Little, who was fired after sticking too long with Pedro Martinez in Game 7 of the 2003 American League Championship Series . Red Sox fans, who at that point were still waiting for the "Curse of the Bambino" to end, would
Does the scrutiny bother Royals' Yost? 'Maybe a little bit'
In terms of the managerial matchup in the American League Championship Series , much has been made of the mismatch between Baltimore's Buck Showalter and Kansas City's Ned Yost. The Wall Street Journal
You can take the boy out of the country ...
in which the underwhelming Orioles beat the overwhelming Indians. Or it might have been the ’97 American League Championship Series in which the underwhelming Indians beat the overwhelming Orioles. Or it might have been another series in which I thought the