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A look back at the Top 10 Kansas City sports moments in 2017

As we start into the New Year, let’s look back at the Top 10 headlines and see what made 2017 great for Kansas City sports fans.

While 2017 was not as exciting as some previous years, like the Royals’ 2015 World Series championship, there was still so much that left fans of every team around the area happy at the end of the year.

Duffy, Ventura need to step it up for Royals


JULY 2015– Entering July, the Kansas City Royals have a firm choke hold on first place in the American League Central.

Yet, they have done it with only minimum production from Yordano “Ace” Ventura and Danny Duffy, who opened the season as the club’s No. 1 and No. 2 starters.

Ventura won his first two starts, while Duffy was 2-0 with a 3.45 ERA in April. Then Duffy did a 180-degree reversal and went 0-3 with a 13.03 ERA in May.