Royals News: Finnegan Sent Down

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com The Royals announced that Brandon Finnegan would be heading down to the minors to work as a starter. There had been some discussions that he may be able to make the club to work as a left handed reliever out of the pen, and when Tim Collins went down with an elbow injury, the talk intensified. Finnegan was never able to seize that opportunity however, and had a poor showing this spring, finishing with an 8.53...

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Meeting Frank

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com It’s the third week in March and the Royals are flying high in the Cactus league standings. Every writer, blogger and podcaster is giving his or her “unique” take on Finnegan, Eibner and Infante. While that’s all well and good it can get repetitive. Recently, while on twitter, I ran across a post that said that bloggers aren’t worth their time because there isn’t any real...

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All Time Team: St. Patrick’s Day Edition

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com Top of the morning to you! The mighty gales of March are blowing our cuttie year forward ever so quickly. The sunshine grows brighter and longer with each passing day. Soon the bees will be buzzing, the flowers blooming, the birds chirping, and the boys in blue will begin defense of their first AL championship since 1985. We have longed all winter for the dulcet tones of Denny Matthews and Ryan Lefebvre making...

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C70 At the Bat Once Again Does Playing Pepper

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com   Follow @RoyalsBlue_com C70 At the Bat has once again put out an edition of Playing Pepper 2015 Kansas City Royals. This is of importance because of the quality and intelligence and insight of those asked to contribute. Those guys over there sure know talent. Check it out here Tweet  ...

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Royals Spring Training Notes

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com   With spring training underway, here are a few notable stats from the first 6 games: Brett Eibner leads the undefeated Royals in hitting with 4 hits in 7 at bats. He has 2 home runs and a 2.196 OPS along with a .571 batting average. Alex Rios and Eric Hosmer lead the pack of the projected starters, Rios has 6 hits in 12 at bats with 3 home runs already this spring in just 4 games. Hosmer has 2 home...

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Royals Rival, Tigers or Kanye?

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com   Rivalries are part of every sport. Some are celebrated while others are filled with nastiness and even hatred. If someone wanted to know the biggest rivalry in all of sports one could easily put together a nice list. Yankees vs. Red Sox, Alabama vs. Auburn, Chiefs vs. Raiders, Manchester United vs. Liverpool or Beck vs. Kanye. Ok, maybe not the latter but you get the point. But what about the Royals...

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Royals Undefeated in First Week of Spring Training

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com Kansas City has gotten off to a hot start in Surprise, Arizona. Though the games don’t count, it’s nice to see a competitive mentality so early in the year. Fans can only hope that it translates to the regular season after the spring games are done.   Royals at Rangers (Wednesday March 4, 2015): Royals 13, Rangers 2 To kick things off, the Royals sent Aaron Brooks out to start against the Texas...

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And They’re Off: Royals Sign Casey Kotchman

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com Royals Spring Training has begun and they opened the young (pre) season with 2 wins, both over the Texas Rangers. Things of note for this young season: Relieve Tim Collins had an MRI on his elbow after leaving the game Wednesday. The MRI revealed ligament damage, and it would seem he stands to miss significant time. He is seeking a second opinion. Omar Infante has yet to play due to elbow soreness of his own. He...

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