Kansas City Royals

Brandon Finnegan #27 of the Kansas City Royals reacts at the end of the tenth inning against the Oakland Athletics after during the American League Wild Card game at Kauffman Stadium on September 30, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

K.C. Police Urge Public To Not Interrupt Their Viewing Of Royals Game With Crime

The Kansas City Royals hosted the Oakland Athletics Tuesday night and the game had the attention of the boys in blue.

97.1 The Ticket–10/01/2014

Brandon Finnegan #27 of the Kansas City Royals reacts at the end of the tenth inning against the Oakland Athletics after during the American League Wild Card game at Kauffman Stadium on September 30, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

K.C. Royals Outlast Oakland A’s 9-8 In 12 Innings

The Kansas City Royals are off to the division series beating the A’s 9-8 in extra innings.

97.1 The Ticket–10/01/2014

DENVER, CO - AUGUST 19: Starting pitcher James Shields #33 of the Kansas City Royals delivers to home plate during the second inning against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field on August 19, 2014 in Denver, Colorado.

Playoff Pinch Hits: American League Wild-Card Tale Of Two Underdogs

The Kansas City Royals and Oakland Athletics are both small-market teams with big MLB Playoff aspirations.

09/30/2014

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 27: Brian Dozier #2 of the Minnesota Twins attends to teammate Danny Santana #39 as Andrew Romine #27 of the Detroit Tigers kneels at second base after they collided during a double play in the seventh inning at Comerica Park on September 27, 2014, in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Tigers Lose 12-3 To Twins, Division Lead Still 1

Throughout a topsy-turvy first season as manager of the Detroit Tigers, Brad Ausmus has been careful not to show any sign of panic — even when his team was stumbling through a terrible stretch in late May or struggling to keep pace in August.

97.1 The Ticket–09/28/2014

DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 27:  Manager Brad Ausmus #7 of the Detroit Tigers watches the game against the Minnesota Twins during the eighth inning at Comerica Park on September 27, 2014, in Detroit, Michigan. The Twins defeated the Tigers 12-3. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Ausmus On Boos In Blowout Loss: ‘If I Was In The Stands, I’d Be Booing, Too’

Whether the Tigers find their form Sunday or not, back-to-back blowout losses to the last-place Twins leave a sour taste for the team.

CBS Detroit–09/28/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - SEPTEMBER 21:  Rick Porcello #21 of the Detroit Tigers throw in the first inning against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on September 21, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Porcello’s September Struggles Continue, Ausmus Says Fatigue Not A Factor

“There’s not really much we can do about it,” Ausmus said of Porcello’s September woes. “He’s one of our starters, so he’s going to pitch.”

CBS Detroit–09/27/2014

CHICAGO, IL - SEPTEMBER 25: Terrence Gore #0 of the Kansas City Royals scores a run in the 8th inning against the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field on September 25, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

White Sox Lose 6-3 As Royals Close In On Playoffs

The Chicago White Sox are paying tribute to retiring slugger Paul Konerko this weekend.

97.1 The Ticket–09/26/2014

KANSAS CITY, MO - SEPTEMBER 19:  Starting pitcher Justin Verlander #35 of the Detroit Tigers smiles as he does a post-game interview after a 10-1 win against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on September 19, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Verlander Peaking At Right Time For Tigers

Verlander pitched his final regular season start of 2014 better than he had pitched all season.

CBS Detroit–09/24/2014

CLEVELAND, OH - SEPTEMBER 23: Alcides Escobar #2 and Alex Gordon #4 of the Kansas City Royals celebrate a 7-1 win over the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field on September 23, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Indians Fall To Royals 7-1, Playoff Hopes Dimmed

The Indians began the week with improbable odds of making the playoffs.

97.1 The Ticket–09/24/2014

CLEVELAND, OH - SEPTEMBER 22: Shortstop Alcides Escobar #2 of the Kansas City Royals dives for a ground ball during the sixth inning against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field on September 22, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Indians Lose 2-0, Pushed To Edge By Royals

The Indians waited more than three weeks to gain a little ground on the Royals. They gave it right back in a few hours.

97.1 The Ticket–09/23/2014

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