What the numbers say about Hosmer and Moose…and, it’s not good

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com       Eight Royals are up for arbitration. The most talked is the corner infield duo of Eric Hosmer and Mike Moustakas. Hosmer asked for $6.7 million and Moustakas $3.1 million. They want to get paid…and who can blame them? We certainly don’t. But, the question is are they worth their respective requests? Apparently, even suggesting that the duo isn’t (even though they...

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Royals Extend Yost

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com The Kansas City Royals have given Ned Yost a 1 year extension on his contract which was set to expire after the 2015 season. He will now be on the payroll through the end of the 2016 season, which not coincidentally is when the contract of Dayton Moore is also set to expire. After leading the Royals to the playoffs for the first time in 29 years, which culminated in an American League Championship, it seemed...

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Stuart Scott: The Day After

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com It is now the day after the world got the devastating news that Stuart Scott had passed on to greener pastures (or cooler pillows, if you’d prefer). From his cool catch phrases to his sense of pride and his general love for life, Stuart Scott was a great man.   Like most fantastic TV anchors, Stuart Scott had to start somewhere. Scott would take over after Keith Olberman on SportsNight, even though I...

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A look at the Royals 2015 payroll and what it could mean for 2016

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com   January 4, 2015 Joe Hayles Royals As someone who has always wished that the Royals would open the checkbook and spend some money to sign the MLB talent they needed to be competitive, now that they are trying to do just that, I’m getting cold feet. While I like that our 2015 payroll is bumped up to around $118m (beyond uncharted territory for Royals fans), and I’m happy that the big money...

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