It was a crucial victory considering what awaits Kansas City in Game 3 on Sunday: Astros ace Dallas Keuchel, who was 15-0 at home this season. Edinson Volquez will start for Kansas City.
Ben Zobrist drove in Alcides Escobar with the go-ahead run in the seventh inning as the Kansas City Royals rallied from a three-run deficit to defeat the Houston Astros 5-4 on Friday and even the American League Division Series at one win each.
The Kansas City Royals overcame an early three-run deficit to earn a 5-4 Game 2 win, evening the American League Division Series at 1-1. It seemed like the Houston Astros were in great shape after winning Game 1 and scoring in each of...Show More Summary
Ben Zobrist hit a go-ahead single in the seventh inning, reliever Wade Davis got replay help for a key pickoff in the ninth and the Kansas City Royals rallied from a three-run hole to beat the Houston Astros 5-4 on Friday, evening their AL Division Series at a game apiece.
Game 2 of the Houston Astros vs Kansas City Royals ALDS 2015 MLB Playoffs series takes place on Friday afternoon and the result of today's game could have huge implications as to who progresses and who will be soon going home.
The rain was coming down during Thursday’s opening contest of the American League Division Series between the Houston Astros and Kansas City Royals. Seriously, it was pouring: There was a rain delay in the top of the third, so the Royals grounds crew had to roll out the tarp. Show More Summary
There's not much time to rest for the Houston Astros and Kansas City Royals. About 16 hours after playing the first game of their American League Division Series, they will be at it again on Friday afternoon at Kauffman Stadium. Visiting...Show More Summary
Baseball is the best and the worst thing, and the playoffs are the greatest reminder of this. The worst part of baseball is baseball. Last year, I followed my Kansas City Royals through one of the the most fantastic postseasons in baseball history. Show More Summary
Shades of Vince Coleman in '85. #ForeverRoyal #TakeTheCrown #RainDelay https://t.co/526gkaGGvQ — FOX Sports KC (@FSKansasCity) October 9, 2015 A Kansas City Royals' grounds crew member barely escaped death on Thursday when a giant tarp temporarily came to life and tried to swallow him whole in front of thousands of fans. Show More Summary
Houston leads the best-of-five series 1-0. In 2014, the Kansas City Royals rode their Wild Card Game win to eight straight postseason victories, sweeping their way to the World Series. So far this year, the Houston Astros are trying to do the same. Show More Summary
The Houston Astros continued to prove they belong in October by taking Game 1 of the American League Division Series from the defending AL champion Kansas City Royals 5-2 on Thursday night. The Astros hit two homers in the victory, while...Show More Summary
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George Springer and Colby Rasmus homered, and Collin McHugh pitched six solid innings as the Houston Astros defeated the Kansas City Royals 5-2 Thursday night in the opener of an American League Division Series.
The Astros' youth brigade set the tone with some deft small ball and finished off the reigning American League champion Kansas City Royals with home runs in claiming the upper hand in their AL Division Series.
Bad night for the Kansas City Royals. They lost Game One of their ALDS to the Houston Astros, 5-2, and they almost lost one of their grounds crew members as well when he was nearly engulfed by the field tarp during a rain delay at the end of the second inning:
McHugh, who was winless during his time with the Mets, pitched six innings and held Kansas City to two Kendrys Morales solo homers as Houston continued its wild-card momentum.
Collin McHugh pitched six innings and held the Royals to two Kendrys Morales solo homers, as the visiting Astros took the opener of an American League division series.
An early lead, insurance home runs and shutdown pitching from the bullpen after a solid effort from the starting pitcher made for the perfect formula for the Houston Astros to seize a 1-0 advantage over the Kansas City Royals in theShow More Summary
KANSAS CITY — Helmet discarded, flowing hair unsheathed and uniform freshly mud-splattered, Jake Marisnick stood at home plate, flexed his arms and screamed. Early on Thursday night, Kaufmann Stadium’s roars had been reduced to groans,...Show More Summary
The Houston Astros beat the Kansas City Royals at their own game Thursday night, relying on sharp pitching from Collin McHugh and stingy defense behind him for a 5-2 victory in the opener of their AL Division Series.