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ROYALS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Naturals Show Promise For Royals’ Future

Last year, after catching a couple of Northwest Arkansas Naturals games, I wrote a post that probably seemed a bit gloomy. This was almost exactly a year ago, and you might remember the Royals were actually struggling at the major league level, and even in just two games, I certainly didn’t feel like help was […]
Via Pine Tar Press
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

This Date In Royals History–1985 Edition: May 27

In honor of the 30th anniversary of the Royals’ World Series title, Pine Tar Press presents a day-by-day look at the 1985 season. Check Pine Tar Press every day for a new edition of This Date In Royals History. The Royals picked up their sixth straight win, as Willie Wilson and Lonnie Smith ran wild […]
Via Pine Tar Press
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Royals Fans Love This Team

Major League Baseball released its first round of All-Star game voting for the American League yesterday. Typically for Royals fans, that day means scanning the list and hoping to find a player in the top five in the voting and often being discouraged. We thought it might be different this year considering the Royals were […]
Via Pine Tar Press
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Royals Lose Three Straight, Drop Game Two, 5-1

This is the first time the Kansas City Royals have lost three in a row this season, so things could be worse. But for every “It could’ve been worse” that has been said, remember this: It could’ve been a whole lot better. Jason Vargas made his first start off the DL today. He went four innings, allowed two earned runs, and struck out six. For comparison, Jeremy Guthrie...
Via Royals Blue
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ratings Roundup: Formula 1, Premier Boxing Champions, K.C. Royals

Overnight ratings held steady for Formula 1’s Monaco Grand Prix. In other news, the Premier Boxing Champions hit a low point on NBC, and Kansas City Royals ratings are the strongest for any MLB team at this point of the season since 2002. F1 From Monaco Flat on NBC Formula 1 racing from Monaco earned [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Royals Look to Sweep the All-Star Game

When the Kansas City Royals won the American League in 2014, it did more than just end a 29 year drought of futility. It caused a bit of a wave. Teams and fans were forced to take notice that the team that had long stood as the punching bag was now in the position they themselves longed to be in. Being in the World Series is an incredible feat that puts the contestants in full...
Via Royals Blue
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Royals' Guthrie sets records in blowout loss to Yankees

Kansas City pitcher Jeremy Guthrie set some records he rather wouldn't have in the Royals' blowout loss to the Yankees.
Via Gamedayr
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bronx Bombarded: Royals Slammed by Yankees, 14-1

When your starting pitcher gives up more home runs than he gets outs, you know you’re in for a long day. Jeremy Guthrie gave up three 3-run homers and a 2-run home run before recording an out in the second inning. The fact that the Yankees only scored 14 runs today is unbelievable, considering the Kansas City bullpen threw seven innings in relief today. Really, I’m just...
Via Royals Blue
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals to start Jason Vargas on Tuesday

Jason Vargas will make a start for the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night at Yankee Stadium. Vargas has missed the last three weeks with a flexor strain in his left elbow but now assumes the spot of Danny Duffy in the Royals rotation. The Royals did not have Vargas make any rehab starts. In five starts this season Vargas is 3-1 with a 5.26 ERA and a 1.48 WHIP. Duffy is heading...
Via Tireball.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Gordon, Volquez lead KC over Cards in rain-shortened game

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer, Edinson Volquez pitched six solid innings and the Kansas City Royals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 Saturday night in a game called in the sixth inning because of rain. The Royals improved to 28-14, the best record in the majors. The game was stopped as Kansas City came to bat in the sixth, and was called after a wait of 70 minutes.
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Early Offense Paces Rocks To A Series Opening Win Over Carolina

WILMINGTON, DE – The Blue Rocks were able to bounce back from a series finale loss to Winston-Salem on Thursday night by opening their Memorial Day weekend series with the Carolina Mudcats with a 3-1 win on Friday. Yender Caramo and Luis Rico, the only remaining piggyback combination for the Rocks, combined to go nine innings while holding the Mudcats to just the one run....
Via i70baseball
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Morales homers twice, drives in 5 runs in Royals' win over Cards

  Kendrys Morales is leading the American League with 37 RBIs. A year ago, he wasn't even playing - he was waiting for an offer as a free agent. Morales hit two home runs and had five RBIs, Chris Young gave up six hits in six innings and the Kansas City Royals defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 5-0 Friday night. Morales hit a three-run homer with two out in the first. He homered again...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals Expecting Too Much Too Soon from 23-Year-Old Yordano Ventura

What a difference a year makes.The defending American League Champion Kansas Royals ended a dreadful 28-season playoff drought last year before losing Game Seven to the San Francisco Giants in the World Series. Are the Royals expecting too much from Ventura? The story of the Royals’ historical season began in Spring Training. The Royals were looking for someone to fill in as...
Via Baseball Essential
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals Superfan Amanda Morkus … is Back

With the Kansas City Royals once against setting the baseball world on fire, it only makes sense that Kansas City sports fanatic — and Miss Playboy Social model — Amanda Morkus is showing Moose, Hos, and the boys love on Instagram. Of all the Royals, however, her favorite appears to be none other than Gold Glover, Alex Gordon: For any of the Kansas boys who want to hit on her...
Via Busted Coverage
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals: Early season disappointments

Outfielder Jarrod Dyson has gotten off to a slow start this season offensively (mlb.com). The Kansas City Royals are off to a great start in the 2015 campaign with many players contributing to the teams success. With the many bright spots on the Royals’ roster this season, it is difficult to nitpick and downplay the great play the ball club has had to this point, but there are...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Madson and Joe Blanton; the latest Angels disaster to be resurrected in Kansas City

Remember the Angels’ New Coke version of the Core Four? That assemblage Jerry Dipoto put together prior to the disappointing 2013 season when Tommy Hanson, Sean Burnett, Joe Blanton and Ryan Madson were going to strengthen the pitching staff and lead the team to October glory. Why are you laughing? It really happened, here’s a picture to prove it: Not so funny anymore, is...
Via Monkey with a Halo
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mondesi Homers As Naturals Beat Travelers

SPRINGDALE, Ark. – Northwest Arkansas (26-12) trailed the Arkansas Travelers (21-16) by the score of 5-2 entering the bottom half of the fifth inning in before the offense erupted for six runs to propel the team to a 8-7 victory over their in-state rivals.  Raul Mondesi, the Royals number 1 rated prospect according to MLB.com, delivered the game deciding blow by connecting on...
Via i70baseball
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals' Hosmer building a case for All-Star nod

For the first time in his career, Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer is building an All-Star case. After a rough start to his career in KC, Hosmer is finally becoming the player they had hoped for. The Royals drafted Hosmer straight out of high school with the third overall pick in the 2008 MLB Draft. He was a highly coveted prospect who was projected to hit for power and...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Did female Royals fan ask a kid for souvenir ball she gave to him? (vid)

A female Kansas City Royals fan played the role of thoughtful hero when she was caught on video tossing a souvenir ball to a youngster after Eric Hosmer tossed it to her between innings during Friday’s game against the New York Yankees. But subsequent footage shortly afterward appeared to show the woman, identified as Anna...Read More The post Did female Royals fan ask a kid for...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Naturals Walk Off Winners For Second Straight Game

SPRINGDALE, Ark. – Northwest Arkansas (25-12) defeated the Arkansas Travelers (21-15) on Monday evening by the score of 3-2 in 10 innings to earn their second consecutive, and 12th in franchise history, walk off victory. Angel Franco delivered the game-winning hit, an infield single with one out, to score Terrence Gore as the Naturals took game one of the four game series. The...
Via i70baseball
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Vol. 6: AL Central Wrap Up

For the second consecutive week the Kansas City Royals find themselves in possession of first place in the American League Central.  The reigning AL East Champions keep finding ways to win series after series, and are starting to wipe away any doubts of being one hit wonders. While Royals still hold the lead, no team was hotter this week then the Chicago White Sox who won 5...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Eric Hosmer Off to Hottest Start of his Career

Kansas City Royals Eric Hosmer (35) hits a two run homer in front of Texas Rangers catcher Carlos Corporan (3) during the sixth inning of a baseball game in Arlington, Texas, Thursday, May 14, 2015. Royals Alcides Escobar scored on the play. (AP Photo/LM Otero) Eric Hosmer has had some ups and downs during his career with the Kansas City Royals, but this season he is showing that...
Via The Sports Journal
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals: Early season surprises

Chris Young has been a great surprise to the team to this point (royals.mlb.com). Through the first fifth of the season, the Kansas City Royals are off to a solid 20-12 start and currently lead the American League Central. Numerous players have started the season off strong putting up impressive numbers and helping the club pick up where they left off last season. Two of the...
Via isportsweb.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Portly Royals fan runs onto field, surrenders quickly without a fuss (video)

A Kansas City Royals fan, as likely inebriated fans are wont to do from time to time, ran out onto the field during a recent game at Kauffman Stadium. The fan, something of a portly fellow, recognizing he would be spending some time in the clink for his trespassing transgressions, wisely emptied his pockets of...Read More The post Portly Royals fan runs onto field, surrenders quickly...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
26 days ago  |  Discuss
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