The Sandlot

The real people behind baseball, featuring Lee Warren
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Saying Good-bye

Minor league baseball isn't work for me. I love it too much for that to be the case. But it is time consuming for a journalist who pays most of his bills by writing about other topics. So it's time...

Saying Good-bye

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Minor league baseball isn't work for me. I love it too much for that to be the case. But it is time consuming for a journalist who pays most of his bills by writing about other topics. So it's time...

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KC’s burgeoning fan base learning on the fly

As the team takes center stage for the first time in nearly three decades, everybody who is involved is learning to make adjustments.

KC’s burgeoning fan base learning on the fly

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As the team takes center stage for the first time in nearly three decades, everybody who is involved is learning to make adjustments.

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Omaha Embraces the Royals

Kansas City's playoff run seems so surreal after all the 100-loss seasons, and the jokes. But maybe it shouldn't, given that the farm system has been winning championships for years now.

Omaha Embraces the Royals

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Kansas City's playoff run seems so surreal after all the 100-loss seasons, and the jokes. But maybe it shouldn't, given that the farm system has been winning championships for years now.

The Beginning of a New Normal for Young KC Fans?

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Kansas City's wild card win on Tuesday night against Oakland gave young(er) fans a taste of winning for the first time in 29 seasons, and it might just be the turning point for the organization.

Mets IF/OF Seratelli attends Telli Town tailgate

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Seratelli spent seven seasons in the Royals system - two of which were in Omaha, and he still has quite a following there.

Wally Backman still looking for another shot

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Backman is currently managing the Triple-A Las Vegas 51s, hoping another major league team will give him a chance to manage in the big leagues after his short-lived run with the Diamondbacks in 2004.

Around the PCL: Bad uniforms, mullets, and more

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A round-up of Pacific Coast League links and tweets from the past week.

A former player's take on 'Battered Bastards'

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Dan Parma, who played right field for the Portland Mavericks, is a fan of the Netflix documentary about the team. He just wants to make sure viewers understand that the team wasn't just a bunch of...

Around the PCL: Buckner, Humber and Clash of Clans

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Bill Buckner made an appearance at a game between the Fresno Grizzlies and Reno Aces recently. Philip Humber is still trying to find his way after his perfect game in 2012. And Ed Lucas is fed up...

Don't take your local MiLB team for granted

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I love high football as much as the next guy, but how can a state capital not have a minor league team?

Netflix doc will remind you why you love baseball

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The story of the independent Class-A Portland Mavericks is chronicled in the new Netflix original documentary, and it's a must watch for minor league fans.

Royals trade Verdugo, leaves legacy of stories

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He was putting together a solid 2014 campaign for the Storm Chasers before being traded to Boston, sporting a 5-2 record with a 4.24 ERA in nine starts, winning his last start at home on July 7...

The kinder, gentler Manny Ramirez

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When a photographer aimed her camera in his direction to get a candid shot on Monday night, he caught her and hammed it up instead. Later, he offered her a S'mores Bar as a peace offering.

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Flat tire conversations: radio, phones, baseball

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How one conversation about topics as simple as radio, smartphones and minor league baseball bonded total strangers.

Viola overcomes heart surgery, now coaching Vegas

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Says his first thought after learning he would miss the first part of the season due to open-heart surgery was that he would let his team down.

Why you should be watching 'The Pecos League'

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The league consists of teams from Colorado, New Mexico and West Texas. Players endure low salaries, long bus rides, junk food and communal living. And sometimes they play in front of very few fans....

Royals PD Director Scott Sharp on MiLB adjustments

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The Director of Player Development for the Royals articulates the differences that MiLB position players have to make from one level to another to advance.

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