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5 Fun Facts About The Kansas City Royals

While many people know about the Giants, they are no rookie when it comes to the World Series having won two in the last four years, little is known about the Kansas City Royals. Here are five fun facts about America’s newest favorite team.

10/17/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 15: Salvador Perez #13 of the Kansas City Royals celebrates with fans after their 2 to 1 win over the Baltimore Orioles to sweep the series in Game Four of the American League Championship Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 15, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Keidel: Royal Blue Skies For Kansas City

Baseball is trying to be pure again. And when you consider the final four teams in the MLB postseason, they did a good job. The Giants, Cardinals, Orioles and Royals aren’t considered members of the monetary aristocracy, at least not at the level of the Yankees, Red Sox, and Dodgers.

10/17/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 16:  Travis Ishikawa #45 of the San Francisco Giants celebrates after he hits a three-run walk-off home run to defeat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-3 during Game Five of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 16, 2014 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Walk Off Home Run Sends The Giants To The World Series

Travis Ishikawa hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning to send the Giants to the World Series.

10/16/2014

Santiago Casilla #46 and Buster Posey #28 of the San Francisco Giants celebrate after getting the final out in the ninth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals during Game Four of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 15, 2014 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Giants Beat Cardinals 6-4, Move 1 Win From Series

Chasing their third title in five years, the Giants lead the best-of-seven NL Championship Series 3-1 after poor throws cost the Cardinals yet again.

10/16/2014

Greg Holland #56 of the Kansas City Royals celebrates their 2 to 1 win over Baltimore Orioles to sweep the series of Game Four of the American League Championship Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 15, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Royals Hold Off Orioles 2-1, Finish 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, Greg Holland and the Kansas City Royals wrapped up a sweep of the AL Championship Series with a 2-1 victory on Wednesday.

10/15/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 05: Greg Holland #56 celebrates with Norichika Aoki #23 of the Kansas City Royals after defeating the Los Angeles Angels 8-3 in Game Three of the American League Division Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 5, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

6 Fantastic Sports Photos You Have To See

By Adam W. Bloom Perhaps one of the greatest side notes from sports is those fantastic moments of time that are captured in photography. Moments where you see athletes flying through the air in positions […]

10/10/2014

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5 Baseball Robberies from 2014 You Have To See

Robberies, just another reason why baseball is the greatest sport.

10/10/2014

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Phillies Name Johnny Almaraz Amateur Scouting Director

The Phillies have hired Johnny Almaraz as the organization’s Director of Amateur Scouting

10/08/2014

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 06: Matt Kemp #27 of the Los Angeles Dodgers argues with home plate umpire Dale Scott after getting called out in the ninth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Three of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium on October 6, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

9 Reactions To Dodgers-Cardinals Home Plate Umpire Dale Scott

Aside from a seemingly generous strike zone, Scott also appeared to clap when Yasiel Puig was struck out during the third inning.

10/07/2014

BALTIMORE, MD - OCTOBER 03: Delmon Young #27 of the Baltimore Orioles hits a three run RBI double to deep left feild in the eighth inning against Joakim Soria #38 of the Detroit Tigers during Game Two of the American League Division Series at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on October 3, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland.

5 Months When You Forget Sports Aren’t The Only Thing Happening

Is there a better time of the year for sports than now? Well, depends on what you like. Here are five of the best sports months.

10/03/2014

PHILADELPHIA, PA - OCTOBER 31: Philadelphia Phillies president Dave Montgomery tips his hat at a victory rally at Citizens Bank Park October 31, 2008 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Phillies defeated the Tampa Bay  Rays to win their first World Series in 28 years. (Photo by Jeff Fusco/Getty Images)

Howard Eskin Reports Major Change Of Power Coming For Phillies

Howard Eskin is reporting that several major changes are in the works for the Phillies.

Sportsradio 94WIP–10/02/2014

Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants pitches in the first inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the National League Wild Card game at PNC Park on October 1, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Bumgarner, Giants Silence Pirates 8-0 To Advance

San Francisco will face NL East champion Washington in the NL Division Series on Friday.

10/01/2014

A man holds his betting slips and money at a betting parlor.  (File Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Pro Leagues File To Stop New Jersey Sports Betting

The filing in federal court Monday calls the effort “astounding,” ”specious” and a “blatant violation” of an earlier court order.

09/29/2014

Pitcher A.J. Burnett #34 of the Philadelphia Phillies throws a pitch in the top of the first inning against the Atlanta Braves on September 27, 2014 at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Credit: Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Burnett Gets Loss #18 As Phils Fall To Braves 4-2

A.J. Burnett picked up his 18th loss of the season after the Phillies lost to the Atlanta Braves 4-2 Saturday night.

09/27/2014

PHILADELPHIA, PA - SEPTEMBER 26: Pitcher Jerome Williams #31 of the Philadelphia Phillies throws a pitch in the top of the first inning against the Atlanta Braves on September 26, 2014 at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Phillies Beat Braves 5-4 In First Game Of Final Series

Jonathan Papelbon picked up his 39th save of the season.

09/26/2014

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