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  1. Sources: Royals near deal with Billy HamiltonMon, 10 Dec 2018 17:03:19 EDT
    The Royals were close to a deal with speedy outfielder Billy Hamilton on Monday, according to a report by The Athletic's Jim Bowden. More...
  2. Moore: Merrifield staying put with KCMon, 10 Dec 2018 17:21:21 EDT
    As the Royals draw near to signing free agent Billy Hamilton, a move that could be completed Tuesday or Wednesday, what's next for Kansas City? Well, it likely won't be dealing Whit Merrifield, who led the Major Leagues in hits (192) and stolen bases (45) last season. More...
  3. Rebuilding Royals enter Meetings with needsFri, 7 Dec 2018 11:29:58 EDT
    The Royals will enter the Winter Meetings on Monday in full rebuild mode, with a need to strengthen their bullpen -- their weakest area in 2018 -- and add a veteran backup middle infielder. More...
  4. Bid on game-used items, baseball experiencesMon, 10 Dec 2018 13:14:43 EDT
    Items ranging from game-used jerseys worn by Salvador Perez and Adalberto Mondesi to autographed baseballs from George Brett and Whit Merrifield will be up for bid by the Royals in the annual Major League Baseball charity auction in conjunction with the Winter Meetings. More...
  5. Moore believes Royals 'will be active' in Rule 5Sat, 8 Dec 2018 12:35:59 EDT
    Perhaps the top offseason goal for the Royals heading into the Winter Meetings starting Monday in Las Vegas already has been achieved in the signing of veteran backup middle-infielder Chris Owings. General manager Dayton Moore also said Kansas City likely would be an active participant in the Rule 5 Draft. More...
  6. Every team's Winter Meetings wish listSun, 9 Dec 2018 09:58:38 EDT
    Baseball's annual Winter Meetings are set to begin on Monday in Las Vegas, and that means Hot Stove season is about to really kick into high gear. Here are the biggest needs for each of the 30 MLB clubs. More...
  7. Heath makes AFL's Top Prospects teamMon, 10 Dec 2018 11:32:36 EDT
    The Arizona Fall League announced its 2018 Top Prospects team on Monday morning. More...
  8. Royals' Top 30 Prospects listFri, 3 Mar 2017 19:26:59 EDT
    Who do the Royals have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Kansas City's Top 30 Prospects on MLB Pipeline's Prospect Watch. More...
  9. Every team's current franchise iconFri, 7 Dec 2018 21:53:41 EDT
    Today, we look at the franchise icons for each team -- the guy who, if he were traded, would break the hearts of the local fans. Some of them, to be fair, stretch the definition of "icon"; you'll notice that more frequently with clubs that are in the midst of a rebuild. More...
  10. Here are Winter Meetings FAQs to knowSun, 9 Dec 2018 21:13:52 EDT
    With the 2018 Winter Meetings about to begin at Las Vegas' Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino on Monday, here's a primer on what this annual event is all about. More...
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Long Time Coming!!! 2014-09-27 13:33:29

By Marcus Austin, National OurTown News Editor,

     The long wait for a playoff appearance for the Kansas City Royals is finally over.  The Royals have clinched a playoff spot for the first time since 1985.  With a couple of games to go in the season there is still an outside chance that the Royals can win the division.  Nonetheless, the Royals partied in Chicago like it was 1985.

     With the Kansas City Chiefs playing the New England Patriots on monday night at Arrowhead Stadium, the Royals may be playing a playoff game the same day. This could be one of the greatest days in Kansas City sports history.

     Now that the Royals have made the playoffs, should we dare to dream about a World Series.  With all of the rioting and unrest in St. Louis, an I-70 series part II would be a welcomed relief, especially if the results turned out the same as before.  


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