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
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
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
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
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,
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 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
Let’s see, what can we talk about as the Royals stagger through the final week of the regular season? It looks very much like Toronto (42-14 since July 28) will continue to bash monstrous home runs to go with its awesome pitching — and thus cruise
The Manhattan Basketball Association is having a coaches meeting on Sept. 21, at the Manhattan High School West campus Little Theatre. Boys or girls coaches are welcome. For more information contact Scott Munsen at (785) 477-3403 or Julie Ostermann at (817) 948-8594.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kendrys Morales’ final at-bat for the Royals Sunday afternoon was his 3,345th plate appearance in the major leagues. It was also one of the most confusing, and it proved that Major League Baseball still hasn’t worked out all the kinks in
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