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Staggering Ratings for Royals-A’s Playoff Game

If you weren’t caught up in the drama that the American League Wild Card brought to the television from Kansas City on Tuesday, you’re probably not human. It was an amazing extra-innings affair between two teams battling for their playoff lives. In the end the Kansas City Royals defeated the Oakland Athletics in one of the greatest playoff games we have seen in years. And in...
Via Sportsnaut
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Fan who held sign indicating she’d get a puppy if Royals won is getting a puppy

During the 5th inning of Tuesday night’s thrilling American League Wild Card game between the Kansas City Royals and Oakland Athletics, TBS cameras panned the stands and locked on a couple holding a sign that indicated the woman would be receiving a puppy should the Royals go on to win the game. Things looked a […] The post Fan who held sign indicating she’d get a puppy if...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pedro Martinez Rips Ned Yost, Says Manager Would Have Been ‘Ugly Goat’ In Loss

The Kansas City Royals are moving on, but it was no thanks to manager Ned Yost. Kansas City stormed back for an improbable win over the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday night in the American League wild card game. It’s likely no one was happier than the Royals’ skipper who made a couple of head-scratching moves. None was more controversial than Yost’s decision to pull starting...
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Royals outfielder Jarrod Dyson 'revs it up' to celebrate stolen base (GIFs)

Kansas City Royals outfielder Jarrod Dyson busted out a "rev it up" celebration after coming through with a huge stolen base in the ninth inning of Tuesday night's American League Wild Card game against Oakland.With the Royals down 7-6, Dyson came into the game as a pinch runner after a Mike Moustakas single with no outs. After advancing to second on a sacrifice bunt...
Via Holdout Sports
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Royals infielder Omar Infante goes down swinging - literally (Video/GIF)

Your browser does not support iframes.Kansas City Royals second baseman Omar Infante went down swinging - literally - during his first at-bat of Tuesday night's American League Wild Card playoff game against Oakland.Infante took the huge hack at the 0-2 pitch from A's pitcher Jon Lester which made him look really silly.Overall, however, Infante had a respectable game at the...
Via Holdout Sports
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals: “We Ready” to take the Crown

The Royals defeated the Athletics 9-8 in extra innings (via @SportsCenter). The Kansas City Royals defeated the Oakland Athletics in the American League Wild Card round with a thrilling comeback, extra-inning 9-8 finish. The Royals victory marks the first time since the second Wild Card team was added to the playoff format, that the American League home team has won the one game...
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pedro Martinez sends legendary tweet regarding Ned Yost’s decision making

The Kansas City Royals defeated the Oakland Athletics in 12 thrilling innings of baseball, 9-8. The team attained its first postseason win since 1985. Royals manager Ned Yost made a few curious decisions on the night. And after the game, rather than praising Yost, Martinez delivered the tweet of the night....
Via The Sports Daily
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

KC Royals Hero Salvador Perez Interview is Impossible to Understand

The Kansas City Royals defeated the Oakland A’s to advance to the 2014 ALDS against the team from that city that likes halos and monkeys. Salvador Perez gave a great postgame interview, we think. Perez had the game winning hit, and proceeded to get multiple coolers dumped on him, and rightly so. Then, Perez gave a mostly unintelligible interview that made Pedro Martinez and Ozzie...
Via Sports Mockery
21 hours ago  |  Discuss recaps Athletics victory over Royals

The Royals defeated the Athletics 9-8 in 12 innings in one of the great postseason games in my lifetime.  Kansas City came down from a 7-3 deficit entering the bottom of the 8th to force extras by scoring 3 in the 8th and the tying run in the 9th.  Then, after Oakland scored to take an 8-7 lead in the top of the 12th, the Royals rebounded with 2 runs in the bottom half for the...
Via Awful Announcing
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

George Brett has classic reaction to Royals’ comeback win (GIF)

Nothing summed up the Kansas City Royals’ comeback win over the Oakland A’s in extra innings on Tuesday night better than the reaction from George Brett. The game got so tense throughout the comeback that Brett was probably up in his luxury box pooping his pants. Via @cjzero
Via Larry Brown Sports
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Royals beat A's in extras, win first playoff game since '85

It was 29 years in the making, but the Kansas City Royals finally played in a Postseason game. Their opponent, the Oakland A’s; a team who has been there three-years in a row now. “Big Game” James Shields and Jon Lester took the mound for their respective teams. The A’s struck first, as Brandon Moss crushed a 87 MPH change-up from Shields to right field, putting Oakland...

KCPD Tweets Criminals to Chill So They Can Watch Royals

Kansas City Police obviously want to watch the Royals game in peace without being disturbed tonight. We really need everyone to not commit crimes and drive safely right now. We'd like to hear the @Royals clinch this. — Kansas City Police (@kcpolice) October 1, 2014
Via BlackSportsOnline
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kansas City Royals Jarrod Dyson breaks out dance move after stealing third

It’s been a highly entertaining Wild Card game in Kansas City, as both teams have seen leads disappear, and extra innings will send one team home and one team to the next round.  Kansas City Royals pinch runner Jarrod Dyson was in the middle of a near-miraculous run to tie it in the bottom of the ninth.  As part of the inning, he stole third with one out, allowing him to score...
Via Reading Between The Seams
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

KC Royals Announce 25-Man Roster For Wild Card Round

The Kansas City Royals will play their first postseason game in 29 years at Kauffman Stadium tonight. In advance of that game, the team has announced the 25 players that will be available for manager Ned Yost. The structure of Major League Baseball’s roster rules allow teams to make roster adjustments prior to each round of play. The Royals will be allowed to set a 25-man roster...
Via i70baseball
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Royals make the playoffs for first time since 1985

We have learned playoff team number nine – the Kansas City Royals. The Royals beat the White Sox 3-1 on Friday night to clinch at least a Wild Card spot in the American League. It’s the first playoff berth for the Royals since 1985, when they defeated the Cardinals in seven games to win the World Series. Since that year, it’s been nothing but mediocrity in Kansas City. The...
Via The Outside Corner
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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