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  • KC reveling in first World Series title since ’85 Royalscolor.mercury

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The jersey that Eric Hosmer wore in the decisive game of the World Series is headed to the Hall of Fame. So is the glove Salvador Perez used, the spikes Lorenzo Cain laced up and the bat that third baseman Mike Moustakas took to the plate. Maybe ...

  • Royals sending items to Hall of Fame

    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — The Kansas City Royals are World Series champions, and they’re donating several artifacts to the Baseball Hall of Fame for a new exhibit dubbed Autumn Glory. Among items to be placed on display later this month is the jersey worn by first baseman Eric Hosmer on ...

  • Colon steps out of shadows for winning hit

    NEW YORK — With one swing, Christian Colon earned his World Series ring. The Royals backup delivered in his first appearance of this postseason, lining a pinch-hit single that broke a 12th-inning tie and sent Kansas City over the New York Mets 7-2 early Monday in the clinching Game 5. “I played ...

  • Royals rally late, beat Mets to win World Series

    NEW YORK — They worked all season to take one more step in the World Series. Eric Hosmer wouldn’t wait any longer. A daring dash by Hosmer tied the score in the ninth, and those bound-and-determined Kansas City Royals rallied yet again to beat the New York Mets 7-2 in 12 ...

  • Harvey unable to finish job

    NEW YORK — Matt Harvey demanded the ball in the ninth inning of the Mets’ biggest game in years, the biggest start of his career. He got it. And once again in the World Series, Harvey did not get the result he hoped for. This time the Dark Knight had plenty ...

  • Royals complete unlikely redemption story Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Pick your own storyline for this World Series championship. Your first option is strictly about baseball. Pitching, hitting, defense and so on. It starts with Royals GM Dayton Moore assembling the perfect team for playoff competition, stacking together the best and deepest bullpen in baseball history, then ...

  • Salvador Perez earns World Series MVP

    NEW YORK — Salvador Perez took foul balls of his mask, collarbone and fingers, and the Kansas City catcher kept on bouncing back, like some indestructible test dummy. No bruise was too painful. No ache was too much to overcome. Not only did he anchor the pitching staff, he hit .364 (8 for 22) ...

  • Cameron: Now, we start playing by the NL’s rules Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — So far it’s been golden. Two games, two wins. But now the World Series moves to New York, and an entirely new phase. Let’s call it… hmm… How about the Stupidity Series? Yep, this is the part where they change to National League rules — where ...

  • Cameron: Get to know a little about the mystery Mets

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It’s almost impossible to stay unknown in New York City. Baristas who make the best café mocha in the financial district find their way into newspaper profiles. Garbage haulers get TV time for rescuing cats — on competing networks. Bottom line: The Big Apple is no place ...

  • Game 5, maybe series, turned on one pitch Sc -- magazine mug.phatch

    Thousands of baseball games have turned on one pitch. It happened to the Royals on Wednesday, pushing the American League Championship Series back to Kauffman Stadium with Kansas City still up 3-2. The weird thing about the biggest pitch in the Blue Jays’ survival game, though, was that nothing really ...

  • Cameron: Cueto was acquired for these big games Royalscolor2.mercury

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Don’t pay the ransom. They’ve found Johnny Cueto. Great news, obviously, but if you believe the Royals — and by now, we have no reason to think they’re only woofing — then Wednesday night’s 7-2 victory over Houston to clinch the American League Division Series ...

  • MHK United soccer team wins challenge

    The 12-and-under MHK United boys’ soccer team won the Flint Hills Soccer Challenge last weekend in Manhattan with a 4-0 record. MHK United won 8-3 over St. Mary’s Arsenal, 6-3 over Salina Los Traviesos and 12-2 over Salina United during pool play.  In the championship game, MHK United ...










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