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KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 15: Salvador Perez #13 of the Kansas City Royals celebrates with fans after their 2 to 1 win over the Baltimore Orioles to sweep the series in Game Four of the American League Championship Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 15, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Keidel: Royal Blue Skies For Kansas City

Baseball is trying to be pure again. And when you consider the final four teams in the MLB postseason, they did a good job. The Giants, Cardinals, Orioles and Royals aren’t considered members of the monetary aristocracy, at least not at the level of the Yankees, Red Sox, and Dodgers.

10/17/2014

The Kansas City Royals celebrate their 2 to 1 win over the Baltimore Orioles to sweep the American League Championship Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 15, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Source: Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Royals Headed To First World Series Since 1985

James Shields led thousands of fans in a celebratory chant. Lorenzo Cain pranced along the warning track, cradling his newborn son. Ned Yost finally allowed himself to smile.

10/16/2014

Mike Moustakas #8 of the Kansas City Royals catches a foul ball hit by Adam Jones #10 of the Baltimore Orioles in the sixth inning during Game Three of the American League Championship Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 14, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Source: Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Royals One Win Away From First World Series Since 1985

Mike Moustakas had his eye on the ball from the moment it left Adam Jones’s bat, tracking it against the bright lights of Kauffman Stadium.

10/15/2014

A view of a weather tarp covering the infield as rain falls to postpone Game Three of the American League Championship Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 13, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Source: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Game 3 Of ALCS Postponed Until Tuesday Due To Rain

Game 3 of the AL Championship Series has been postponed because of rain.

10/13/2014

Ed Lucas #59 of the Miami Marlins fields a ground out by Rougned Odor #73 of the Texas Rangers in the eighth inning at Globe Life Park in Arlington on June 10, 2014 in Arlington, Texas.  (Source: Rick Yeatts/Getty Images)

Marlins Lose Ed Lucas To Rangers On Waiver Claim

The Texas Rangers have acquired infielder Ed Lucas from the Miami Marlins on a waiver claim.

10/13/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 05: Greg Holland #56 celebrates with Norichika Aoki #23 of the Kansas City Royals after defeating the Los Angeles Angels 8-3 in Game Three of the American League Division Series at Kauffman Stadium on October 5, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

6 Fantastic Sports Photos You Have To See

By Adam W. Bloom Perhaps one of the greatest side notes from sports is those fantastic moments of time that are captured in photography. Moments where you see athletes flying through the air in positions […]

10/10/2014

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5 Baseball Robberies from 2014 You Have To See

Robberies, just another reason why baseball is the greatest sport.

10/10/2014

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 06: Matt Kemp #27 of the Los Angeles Dodgers argues with home plate umpire Dale Scott after getting called out in the ninth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Three of the National League Division Series at Busch Stadium on October 6, 2014 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

9 Reactions To Dodgers-Cardinals Home Plate Umpire Dale Scott

Aside from a seemingly generous strike zone, Scott also appeared to clap when Yasiel Puig was struck out during the third inning.

10/07/2014

Anthony Bosch surrenders to authorities on Tuesday, August 5, 2014. (Source: ESPN)

Man At Center Of MLB Doping Scandal Ordered Back To Jail

The man at the center of the investigation involving a former Coral Gables clinic which reportedly sold banned steroids to Major League Baseball players has been ordered back to jail.

10/06/2014

John Skipper, ESPN President and Disney Media Networks Co-Chairman, David Levy, Turner Broadcasting Systems President, Ted Leonsis, owner of the Washington Wizards and Adam Silver, NBA Commissioner announce that the NBA expanded its partnerships with Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and The Walt Disney Company through new, nine-year agreements under which ABC, TNT, and ESPN will televise NBA games beginning with the 2016-17 season through the 2024-25 season on October 06, 2014 in New York City, New York. (Source: David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images)

NBA Extends TV Deals With ESPN And TNT

The NBA and its television partners couldn’t wait to extend their contracts.

10/06/2014

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