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Royals Injury Update: Kyle Zimmer leaves AFL start after one inning

Kyle Zimmer has the talent to be the next star pitcher for the Kansas City Royals.  He is currently pitching in the Arizona Fall League and is showing why he is such a highly rated prospect as he leads the league with 14 strikeouts after his first two starts.  Today he made his third start of the fall and lasted only one inning before being removed.  Bernie Pleskoff is reporting...
Via MLB Injury News
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Royals World Series history: A look back at KC’s two Fall Classic trips

While it doesn’t match the length and breadth of the Cubs or Indians, the Kansas City Royals’ 29-year wait for a World Series championship is not one filled with near-misses. Rather, the Royals were never very close at all—having not even reached the postseason since that 1985 title. In fact, they only had two winning campaigns leading up this year—and that included an 86...
Via The Sports Daily
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Umpire nearly crashed car when he got World Series call

Major League Baseball umpire Eric Cooper, and his wife, were driving home from a movie in West Des Moines, Iowa when Joe Torre, the league’s executive vice president for baseball operations, called him. Cooper almost crashed his car.
Via IMAGE CPR SPORTS
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals are named for livestock, not monarchs

Few people probably think of cows when they hear the name Kansas City Royals. The name and logo suggest the team was named for kings and queens, but the American League champions were actually named after a livestock exhibition. Per For the Win, Sanford Porte, a bridge engineer, won a name-the-team competition held by the club in 1968 when it was added as an expansion team. Porte...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Sung Woo Lee, Royals superfan from Korea, is headed to K.C. for World Series

When Sung Woo Lee picked the Kansas City Royals as the MLB team he would support all the way from Korea 20 years ago, little did he know that he would have to wait so long for postseason glory. Most Royals fans probably suspected the same, which is why how the team has run roughshod […] The post Sung Woo Lee, Royals superfan from Korea, is headed to K.C. for World Series appeared...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

SF radio station bans Lorde's 'Royals' during World Series

If you’re in the listening range of KFOG in San Francisco, don’t expect to hear Lorde’s song “Royals” during the World Series. After the Giants beat the Cardinals on Thursday night to win the pennant, the radio station announced on their Facebook page that the song wouldn’t be played as long as the series is going. No Lorde? Oh, it’s personal now. [KFOG] The post A...
Via The Outside Corner
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Royals fan Paul Rudd invites fans to kegger at mom's

Actor Paul Rudd is so excited the Royals are going to the World Series that he's throwing a keg party at his mom's house to celebrate.
Via Gamedayr
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Rudd took selfies with the Royals after ALCS win

The Kansas City Royals are heading to the World Series, and one of the happiest people at Kauffman Stadium was…Paul Rudd? Yup – the actor spent a good chunk of his childhood in Kansas, went to the University of Kansas, and is a huge Royals and Chiefs fan. Naturally, after the win on Wednesday, Rudd took selfies on the field with various Royals players. Yeah, that’s pretty...
Via The Outside Corner
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals advance to the World Series

After completing a four-game sweep of the Baltimore Orioles in the ALCS, the Kansas City Royals are heading back to the World Series for the first time since 1985. Combining awesome relief pitching, timely hitting, speed and great defense, the Royals swept their way through the American League Playoffs to a tune of an 8-0 record. This after Ned Yost’s club was down four runs in...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Gordon puts dent in outfield wall after making incredible catch

Jason Whitney Alex Gordon of the Kansas City Royals made an incredible catch while chasing down a deep fly ball. During the fifth inning Gordon was going full speed and hit the wall so hard that he left a dent. You can hear the sound upon impact. Incredibly, Gordon held onto the ball. Check it out: Sports-Kings - The Kings of Sports Lists - Sports bloggers that cover the NFL, MLB...
Via Sports-Kings
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Royals fan scares reporter with epic videobomb

The Royals are now just one win away from their first World Series appearance since 1985, and fans are pumped. And one of them delivered the best videobomb of the MLB playoffs thus far after Tuesday night's Game 3 win over the Orioles.When KMBC reporter Johnny Kane was delivering a postgame report on scene at Kauffman Stadium, a fan jumped into his shot and scared the heck out...
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeremy Guthrie apologizes for post-game t-shirt

Kansas City Royals pitcher Jeremy Guthrie took to twitter to apologize for a t-shirt he wore to a post game press conference after defeating the Baltimore Orioles in Game 3 of the American League Championship Series. Guthrie who pitched for the Orioles from 2007 to 2011 wore a shirt that read “These O’s ain’t Royal.” My intention was not to anger O's fans or friends...
Via Tireball.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Young Royals fan is disturbingly excited, shirtless and most of all, awesome (video)

In what just may become the indelible fan image from the Kansas City Royals’ miraculous run through the postseason, a crazily excitable young fan just might be on the verge of Internet stardom thanks to his disturbing but amusing demonstration of unhinged joy, all while going sans shirt in the stands at Kauffman Stadium on […] The post Young Royals fan is disturbingly excited...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals beat Orioles, are one win away from World Series

There’s always that one moment, that one play that sparks the team, and changes the entire game. Mike Moustakas had two of those moments, but the one that really turned the game around was his falling over the rail catch on a foul pop-up in the top of the sixth inning. From then on, Kansas City coasted to a 2-1 victory over the Baltimore Orioles. Jeremy Guthrie did all he could...
Via Royals Blue
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mike Moustakas goes over railing for amazing catch

Kansas City Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas made an incredible catch on a foul ball against the Orioles during Game 3 of the ALCS.
Via Gamedayr
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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