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10/5/2015 | 5 reasons Royals will win Fall Classic

Way back in Spring Training, manager Ned Yost marveled at the focus of his 2015 Royals.

10/5/2015 | KC's Davis, Toronto's Price: A haunting history

Good baseball buddies stick together through thick and thin. Royals reliever Wade Davis and Blue Jays starter David Price became good friends when they both came up through the Rays' system. They roomed together in Double-A and Triple-A.

10/5/2015 | Division Series start times set through Sunday

Major League Baseball on Monday announced the start times for Division Series games through Sunday. FS1 and MLB Network will exclusively televise all American League Division Series games, while TBS will exclusively telecast all National League Division Series games. All postseason games will be telecast in Canada by Sportsnet.

10/5/2015 | Constructing a winner: Royals

Here's a look at how the Kansas City Royals used the Draft, trades, free agency and international signings to build its postseason team.

10/5/2015 | Moore builds Royals for another October run sits down for a question-and-answer session with Royals general manager Dayton Moore before the club opens Game 1 of the American League Division Series against the winner of Tuesday's AL Wild Card Game presented by Budweiser between the Yankees and Astros.

10/5/2015 | 5 things that changed the season for Royals

On the heels of the Royals' magical 2014 postseason run to Game 7 of the World Series, this year's version of the Royals ran into many speed bumps.

10/5/2015 | Royals have decorated postseason history

From the mid-1970s through the mid-1980s, the Royals were one of the model franchises in all of baseball, capped with a World Series title over the Cardinals in 1985.

10/4/2015 | All signs point to Ventura as KC's ALDS Game 1 starter

In the aftermath of Sunday's 6-1 win over the Twins at Target Field that secured home-field advantage throughout the postseason in the American League, Royals manager Ned Yost wasn't revealing his starter for Game 1 of the AL Division Series. That decision likely won't come until Tuesday or Wednesday. But the choice likely won't be a shocker.

10/4/2015 | AL road to the World Series runs through KC

The Royals captured home-field advantage throughout the postseason in the American League with their 6-1 win over the Twins on Sunday at Target Field. That edge could prove crucial over the coming weeks.

10/4/2015 | Royals clinch home-field advantage in AL

With a 6-1 victory over the Twins on Sunday, the Royals officially clinched the American League's best record, giving them home-field advantage throughout the postseason. The Royals are now off until Thursday, when they will open the best-of-five American League Division Series at home against the winner of the AL Wild Card Game presented by Budweiser. The Wild Card Game will be played between the Astros and Yankees at Yankee Stadium on Tuesday.

10/4/2015 | Cain a late scratch to rest ailing knee

Royals center fielder Lorenzo Cain was a late scratch from the lineup because of a bruised knee before Sunday's 6-1 win over the Twins at Target Field. But both Cain and manager Ned Yost said the center fielder would be ready to go for Thursday's Game 1 of the American League Division Series.

10/4/2015 | What's at stake in #Game162

Today we get a season finale like no other, and it is anything but regular. In a first-of-its-kind simultaneous set of cliffhangers, every team with uncertain postseason possibilities began playing at 3 p.m. ET, leading up to a flurry of dramatic walk-offs or precious final outs.

10/3/2015 | Cueto, Royals continue push for AL's top seed

With the Twins out of postseason contention, the most important thing riding on Sunday's regular-season finale is home-field advantage for the Royals throughout the American League postseason.

10/3/2015 | Cain puts Royals in line for decisive 4-run 7th

On the biggest play of the Royals' 5-1 win over the Twins on Saturday, Lorenzo Cain actually reminded himself he better steer to the right as he ran toward first base.

10/3/2015 | Ventura excels in final tuneup for postseason

As gear-ups for the postseason go, you won't find much better than Royals right-hander Yordano Ventura's in Saturday's 5-1 win over the Twins.

10/3/2015 | Royals gain lead in home-field race, eliminate Twins

The Twins were officially eliminated from postseason contention with a 5-1 loss to the Royals at Target Field. A Lorenzo Cain roller up the first-base line plated the go-ahead run in the seventh inning and prolonged an ugly frame that effectively ended Minnesota's season.

10/3/2015 | Madson answers call with key double-play ball

Royals manager Ned Yost really didn't want to do it. He didn't want to have to use reliever Ryan Madson again.

10/2/2015 | Young delivers another gutsy start for Royals

Again, Royals right-hander Chris Young put his focus on baseball, though with a heavy heart. And again, Young came through -- firing 6 1/3 innings of one-run ball in the Royals' 3-1 win over the Twins on Friday night at Target Field.

10/2/2015 | Royals top Twins, keep pace in home-field chase

The Royals dealt the Twins a critical blow to their postseason chances, as Ben Zobrist connected on a go-ahead RBI double in the eighth in a 3-1 win on Friday night at Target Field.

10/2/2015 | Royals aim to balance rest with performance

Royals manager Ned Yost finds himself in a tough spot this weekend. He would like to rest some of his banged-up players, but Yost also has to respect the fact that other teams are fighting the Twins for the second Wild Card spot.

10/2/2015 | Twins looking to keep their postseason hopes alive

With the Twins clinging to their postseason hopes by a thread, left-hander Tommy Milone gets the ball for the middle game of a crucial series with the Royals on Saturday at Target Field.

10/2/2015 | Twins, Royals open critical final series

The Twins' postseason hopes are on the line in a pivotal three-game series against the American League Central champion Royals that begins Friday night at Target Field.

10/1/2015 | Medlen strong in potential postseason tuneup

For three innings against the White Sox on Thursday night, Royals right-hander Kris Medlen looked a bit too much like the last time he took the mound -- six runs in fewer than four innings against Cleveland.

10/1/2015 | Kendrys, Salvy ruled day to day with injuries

Royals designated hitter Kendrys Morales left Thursday night's game against the White Sox in the fifth inning with tightness in his left quad.

10/1/2015 | Young returns to Royals following dad's death

Right-hander Chris Young returned to the Royals earlier this week after flying home to Dallas on Sunday to be with his family following the death of his father, Charles, who passed away on Saturday.

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