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Royals on brink of ALCS after 11-inning win

With three extra-inning wins in four remarkable days, the long-downtrodden Kansas City Royals have climbed from the depths of a 29-year playoff absence to the brink of the AL Championship Series.<p>Eric Hosmer hit a two-run homer in the 11th inning, and the Royals took a 2-0 lead in the AL Division …

Royals make things extra tough for Angels with 4-1 win in Game 2

The Angels rallied in the wake of a season-ending injury to their best pitcher, Garrett Richards, in August and got so hot they turned a four-game American League West deficit on Aug.10 into a runaway division title.<p>They toiled through a six-month season, bolstering their beleaguered bullpen in …

Kershaw KO'd as Cardinals stun Dodgers

LOS ANGELES – Breaking down Game 1 of the National League Division Series at Dodger Stadium.<p><b>The final</b>: Cardinals 10, Dodgers 9; Cardinals lead the series 1-0.<p>So much for the greatest postseason pitching matchup in a half-century at Dodger Stadium, and welcome to one of the most dramatic turnarounds …

Hits and errors: A daily look at MLB postseason

Whew!<p>A full slate of four playoff games Friday — three decided by one run, the other in extra innings. Royals win that one with their latest dramatic …

Cardinals' winning rally escalates quickly and Clayton Kershaw can't stop it

The devastation began slowly, painfully, a nick here, a crack there, a bleeder, a blink, the quickening of a heartbeat.<p>Is this really happening? This is Clayton Kershaw. How could this be happening?<p>The devastation then finished quickly, suffocatingly, <i>boom</i>, pause, stunned silence, <i>boom</i>, lead lost, Cy …

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After Game One Win, Royals Hopes And Prices for ALCS Tickets Are Moving Up

During the Royals Angels game last night Royals right fielder, Norichika Aoki, made two catches that were as ugly as they were amazing. He certainly …

ALDS: Royals again beat Angels in 11 innings

<b>ANAHEIM, Calif.</b> • The Kansas City Royals beat the Los Angeles Angels in 11 innings for the second night in row, this time 4-1 on Friday night, to …

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Royals beat Angels in extra innings again: Quick hits

The Royals beat the Angels in 11 innings. Again. They now hold a 2-0 lead in the best of five series, which heads back to Kansas City.<p>The Kansas City …

Young Angels Fan Pummels Friend with Thundersticks | MLB.com

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Official Los Angeles Angels Website | MLB.com

Video<p>On his way to his seventh All-Star Game, Mike Trout hit .286 and stole two bases over his past six games for the Angels<p>Video<p>Statcast measures …

Would Dodgers-Angels October 'Freeway Series' Be Good for Baseball?

If it sounds like a scenario ripped straight from a Hollywood script, maybe that's fitting: the Los Angeles Dodgers and Los Angeles Angels clashing in the World Series. Angeleno pitted against Angeleno. Tinseltown abuzz with October intrigue.<p>It's never happened before. In fact, in the last …