Greg Echlin

Central Standard
11:52 am
Thu August 22, 2013

Royals In The Play-offs?

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It's nearly September, and the Royals have won more games than they've lost. This might seem like a minor achievement, but here in Kansas City, this is a huge deal. We haven't had a winning season since 2003 and before that, 1994.  An entire generation of baseball fans have not seen the Royals do well. To put this into perspective, Eric Hosmer, the Royals' first baseman is 23 years old. He was born in 1989, a full 4 years after the Royals last made the play-offs (and went on to win the World Series).

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Up To Date
6:00 pm
Mon June 3, 2013

Kansas City Royals: Rocketing Start To Steep Decline

Pitcher James Shields high-fives third baseman Mike Moustakas after the Royals' win over at their home opener in April.
Credit Beth Lipoff/KCUR

How can a team that began the season so brilliantly currently be in the basement?

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Central Standard
7:36 am
Mon October 15, 2012

KC Sports Report

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We’re unfolding the newspaper for a look at the latest headlines from the sports section. Did you miss a game this season? ...or all of them?

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