Royals Acquire Ryan Jackson

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com       The Royals have announced that they have acquired infielder Ryan Jackson from the LA Dodgers for cash considerations. Jackson is a former 5th round pick by the St. Louis Cardinals, and had brief stints with the Cardinals big league club in both 2012 and 2013. He only managed 25 big league plate appearances. Follow @RoyalsBlue_com Jackson has played 3b, 2b and short stop. How Dayton plans to...

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Baseball Ramblings: Stanton’s Mega Deal, Country Breakfast heads West and what it all means for the Royals

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com   The “Hot Stove” is really cooking right now. Yeah…that was lame. I apologize.   Hours after Giancarlo Stanton signed his brand new $325 MILLION contract, the MLB superstar HIT THE CLUB and partied with a $20,000 bottle of champagne. When in Rome. This past weekend kicked off with the Marlins dropping a bomb in signing slugger Giancarlo Stanton to a record $325 Million contract over...

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Moving Forward

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com     As the temperature around the country continue to drop, the "Stove" that is the MLB offseason is heating up.  As there is no real baseball issues to report on, I figure I will do what drives Luke absolutely insane and do some free agency speculating.  No really, if you ever want to fire that guy up, just ask him to do some speculating.  It is entertaining to say...

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Bye Bye Billy

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com As I am sure you have heard by now Billy Butler is no longer a Royal.  He was signed last night by the Oakland Athletics to a 3 year deal worth $30 million dollars.  Butler spent the better part of 8 season in Kansas City, and along with Alex Gordon, became the faces of the franchise.  During those 8 Seasons only two them produced a winning record. Yet Butler always stayed a cornerstone...

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So how did we do?

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com So it was 18 degrees outside this morning when I left for work.  I haven't seen 18 degrees in like 7 years.  I forgot just how horrific it feels to do anything when it is 18 degrees outside, especially when you drive a soft top jeep,and park on the street.  So now that my fingers have officially thawed out, I think it is time to think warmer thoughts. That being said I went back and did some...

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The Royals Rumor Mill: Santana, Tomas, Butler and of Course Torii

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com It's that time of year again. Rumors run rampant and everyone begins to play the speculation game regarding who will get what and how and who they will give up and yada yada yada….I hate this time of year in the baseball world. No one ever seems to be right, and some of the ideas borne out of left field become so preposterous they are a waste of internet space to even publish them. But…being...

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Is Nori Ok?

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com Now that the 2014 season has come to a close, Royals fans find themselves beginning to look for answers as to what the 2015 version of the franchise is going to look like. Most of the core of the AL Champions will remain in tact, with only James Shields and Billy Butler being among the notable potential departures. But another player who finds himself testing the free agent waters was more instrumental than many...

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Royals Extend Qualifying Offer to James Shields, Excercise Davis Option

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com In a bit of expected news, the Kansas City Royals have extended the $15.3 million qualifying offer to James Shields. Shields has 1 week to accept or decline the offer. It is expected he will decline the offer, at which time the Royals will be in line to receive a compensatory draft pick between the first and second rounds of the amateur draft. Any team that signs Shields would forfeit their first round pick (or...

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