Sports Illustrated’s ‘Sportsman of the Year’ and the Kansas City Royals
Nov19

Sports Illustrated’s ‘Sportsman of the Year’ and the Kansas City Royals

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com Have you voted yet?  Obviously you have, this is a Royals fan I am talking to.  But perchance you favor another team, and just so happened to stumble onto our site, maybe you were unaware the Kansas City Royals are up for as Sports Illustrated's 'Sportsman of the Year.'  This award is a popular vote contest, and the winner will be revealed on December 15th when S.I. crowns...

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Was I Bad Parent On Parade Day?  
Nov16

Was I Bad Parent On Parade Day?  

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com   I was going to make my first piece on this website a story about the "the games that shaped the season you forgot" recap. But it will wait.  In light of the news out of Paris, today needs to be about something deeper and less trivial than just baseball. Like 800,000 of you, I took my kids to the celebration at Union Station. Until it was decided by Olathe Schools to cancel class...

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Thank you, Royals!
Nov11

Thank you, Royals!

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com We’ve heard a lot of fans say thank you.  I want to take a moment to say thank for something much deeper. What a magical ride!  I woke up this past Sunday and said to myself, “The Kansas City Royals…MY Royals…are World Champions”.  I imagine many of you felt the same way.  Of course the Sunday prior to that there were cheers, tears, and every other emotion...

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Top 20 Most Impactful Plays in Royals Postseason History
Nov09

Top 20 Most Impactful Plays in Royals Postseason History

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com The Royals are one of the most successful expansion franchises in baseball and they had their share of postseason memories.  From Game 1 of the 1976 ALCS to Game 5 of the 2015 World Series, they Royals have had many moments that left fans cheering.  Thanks to the wonderful folks at Baseball Reference (if you don’t do your research through them, you’re doing it wrong), I compiled the most 20...

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Royals in Review:  The Top 15 moments of 2015
Nov07

Royals in Review: The Top 15 moments of 2015

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com The Royals won their first World Series in 30 years.  We take a look at the Top 15 moments of 2015.   What a team.  What a season.  What a relief.  Those words were spoken by Royals broadcaster, Ryan Lefebvre, shortly after Salvador Perez caught a foul ball on September 26, 2014 to clinch a wild-card spot, the Royals first postseason berth in 29 years.  The rest is history. ...

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Internal OF Replacements for the Royals Should Gordon Not Re-Sign
Nov06

Internal OF Replacements for the Royals Should Gordon Not Re-Sign

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com There has been A LOT of coverage in recent days of Alex Gordon’s contract situation with the Kansas City Royals. I firmly believe he will return to the team. I desperately want him to return to the team. Whereas I know it would probably cost the organization the chance to re-sign some of the younger players that will hit free agency over the next few years (Eric Hosmer, Lorenzo Cain, Mike Moustakas,...

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The RIGHT Thing is for Royals to Bring Alex Gordon Back
Nov05

The RIGHT Thing is for Royals to Bring Alex Gordon Back

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com   As the euphoria of the first Royals World Championship in 30 years begins to wear off, the realization that professional baseball is a business begins to take front and center of our collective attentions. The Royals announced they have declined the options on Alex Rios and Jeremy Guthrie, sending both to the land of free agency where come Friday they will be free to sign with any club. It was no surprise...

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Royals Unfinished Business Tour ends with WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
Nov04

Royals Unfinished Business Tour ends with WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com     Remember when the Kansas City Royals won the World Series? Now – thirty years after the Royals first and only other World Championship – we ALL can say, yes, yes we do. “The Kansas City Royals are the 2015 World Champions. Should I say it one more time? The Kansas City Royals are the 2015 World Champions,” Royals announcer Ryan Lefebvre said on the radio call Sunday...

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