ROYALS RUMORS & GOSSIP

This Is Not The End

To some, trading an All-Star closer for a spare outfielder and to do so with the team that is likely to be the opposing league’s representative in next year’s World Series is a sign of a tear-down. It could be just another indication that, despite the past four seasons, it is business as usual for the David Glass era Royals. This trade saves the Royals six or seven million dollars...
Via BP Kansas City
16 minutes ago

Winter Meetings interview with Dayton Moore, Jed Hoyer

Dayton Moore and Jed Hoyer take questions after completing the trade that sent Wade Davis to the Cubs in exchange for Jorge Soler.
Via Royals.com
1 hour ago

The Wade Davis Experience

Wade Davis came to Kansas City enveloped in a cloud of anger. It was hardly his fault. The anger was of a fanbase frustrated with losing and with the trade of top prospect Wil Myers. It was called the James Shields Trade, but really, we should adjust our thought process. Turns out, Davis was the key to the trade after all. It didn’t look that way out of the gate. Davis hit the...
Via BP Kansas City
2 hours ago

Royals Rumors: Oakland Very Interested In Jarrod Dyson

The Royals are making major waves at the Winter Meetings. The latest rumors have the Oakland A’s pursuing a deal for fleet Kansas City centerfielder Jarrod Dyson. Kansas City Royals 31-year-old outfielder Jarrod Dyson has been one of the best bench players in major league baseball the last four seasons. Dyson put up an outstanding […] Royals Rumors: Oakland Very Interested In...
Via Kings of Kauffman
18 hours ago

Royals Rumors: Dayton Moore Says KC Not Close To Trade Deal

The Royals are not closing in on a trade deal, despite the flurry of rumors surrounding them at the Winter Meetings according to general manager Dayton Moore. The Kansas City Royals aren’t getting enough in return so far from the teams they’ve talked to in Washingon D.C.: Dayton Moore also said that despite all the […] Royals Rumors: Dayton Moore Says KC Not Close To Trade...
Via Kings of Kauffman
22 hours ago

Royals will benefit from full offseason routine

Aside from possible roster improvements the Royals may make here at the Winter Meetings, Royals manager Ned Yost believes recovery time itself could help his team the most this offseason. Fatigue from two World Series runs in 2014 and '15 may have hurt the Royals as much as anything last season.
Via Royals.com
1 day ago

Report: Cubs are serious suitors for Wade Davis

The Chicago Cubs are seeking another back-end reliever, and they may do it through the trade market. According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Cubs are serious suitors for Royals closer Wade Davis. Sources: #Cubs among most serious of early suitors on #Royals' Wade Davis. Interest mentioned earlier by @jonmorosi. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) December 5, 2016 While...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

A Plan for the Royals

  The Kansas City Royals — the once proud franchise which shocked the sporting world by winning the 2015 World Series in Cinderella-story fashion — are at a crossroads. Dayton Moore and the gang can buckle up for one more run at a championship with the current roster, or begin the long and painful process of rebuilding. The current iteration of the Royals is not without...
Via Royals Blue
1 day ago

The Royals are in a bind and will have to do something about it soon

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — The logical move for the Royals would be to trade two of their potential free agents, center fielder Lorenzo Cain and closer Wade Davis. Jarrod Dyson could replace Cain, Kelvin Herrera could replace Davis, and the Royals still could be quite competitive in 2017.But that isn’t the only possible solution. It can’t be the only possible solution. The Royals...
Via FOX Sports
2 days ago

Former commissioner Bud Selig and Braves GM John Schuerholz are headed to the Hall of Fame

One of the most polarizing men in baseball history, former commissioner Bud Selig, is heading to Cooperstown. Selig and former Royals and Braves GM John Schuerholz were both elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday by the Today’s Game Committee. Just announced on #MLBTonight - John Schuerholz and Bud Selig have been elected to the #HOF Class of 2017! pic.twitter.com...
Via The Comeback
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Marlins get rotation help, signing Edinson Volquez to 2-year deal

The Miami Marlins and starting pitcher Edinson Volquez have agreed to a two-year, $22 million deal, according to Fox Sports’ Ken Rosenthal (and as confirmed by several reporters): Source confirms: #Marlins, Volquez in agreement on two-year, $22M contract, pending physical. First reported: @clarkspencer @flasportsbuzz. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) November 29, 2016 The 33...
Via The Comeback
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Red Sox in aggressive pursuit of Greg Holland

The Boston Red Sox appear willing to roll the dice to help shore up a bullpen unit facing some uncertainty heading into 2017. According to a report by Rob Bradford of WEEI on Monday, the Red Sox are “among the most aggressive suitors” for free agent reliever Greg Holland. Holland, who turns 31 later this month, recorded 93 saves with a pristine 1.32 ERA for the Kansas City...
Via Larry Brown Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss
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