UPDATED: Quick Hits: The Royals Winter Acquisitions … so far
Jan22

UPDATED: Quick Hits: The Royals Winter Acquisitions … so far

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com Post updated 2-2-2016 with additional signings ——————- It’s been a long winter. The Chiefs kept our Kansas City sports glands salivating as long as they could, but now not a day goes by I don’t see someone tweet something to the effect of “Is it baseball season yet?” Well not quite, but we are less than a month away from pitchers & catchers...

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Royals Working on Deal with Kennedy, Close in on Rounding Out Rotation
Jan15

Royals Working on Deal with Kennedy, Close in on Rounding Out Rotation

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com   It was tweeted by Jon Heyman earlier today that the Royals are making progress in signing pitching free agent Ian Kennedy. Kennedy would provide the starter that General Manager Dayton Moore has alluded to have been seeking since the end of the postseason. While spending his last 3 seasons with the Padres, he has a 3.97 ERA in 426.2 innings and has struck out 9.2 batters per 9 innings. Because of the...

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IT’S THE ROYALSBLUE.COM PODCAST!!!!! Episode 12 now available …
Jan14

IT’S THE ROYALSBLUE.COM PODCAST!!!!! Episode 12 now available …

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com In this episode: we still try to process the fact that the Royals are indeed World Series Champions. We take a look at the offseason moves so far and how the club currently shapes up for 2016. John tries to go back to back in an exhilirating edition of Host Brawl (in which the questions are awesome and any players who say otherwise are just jealous and dumb). And we close out the show with our typical run...

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Alex Gordon: Reactions and Analysis
Jan08

Alex Gordon: Reactions and Analysis

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com At last, the Royals finally signed Alex Gordon. Gordon’s deal is for four years, worth $72 million. At the beginning of the offseason, Kansas City Star’s (now in LA)  Andy McCullough said that if Gordon wanted to stick around, he would’ve extended last year. Well, he was wrong, and now, Alex Gordon is well on his way to becoming this generation’s George Brett. When he first came...

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WE GOT HIM!!!! Now what? – What Royals fans can expect from 32-35 year old Alex Gordon
Jan06

WE GOT HIM!!!! Now what? – What Royals fans can expect from 32-35 year old Alex Gordon

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com It is finally done. After months of waiting and countless media pundits already photoshopping his head onto other team’s jerseys, Alex Gordon has re-signed with the Kansas City Royals. We here at Royals Blue have been consistent in our belief and desire that he would stay in Kansas City. With #RoyalsTwitter ablaze with talk of statues, retired numbers and #Royal4Life, this is truly a day to be celebrated....

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Royal for Life – Royals Snag Gordon
Jan06

Royal for Life – Royals Snag Gordon

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com Alex Gordon is officially staying home! The Royals and Gordon announced today that they have reached a deal worth $72 Million dollars over the next four years. In all this will is now officially the largest contract in Royals Franchise History. Tweet A career .269 hitter, Gordon has seen his numbers jump over the past four years to the tune of .281/.359/.450. Pair that up with 4 Gold Gloves (one platinum)...

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A 2016 Wishlist from a Kansas City Royals Fan
Jan04

A 2016 Wishlist from a Kansas City Royals Fan

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com The Kansas City Royals won the 2015 World Series. They posted the best record in the American League. They had 7 players named to the All-Star team. They raised a Royal Blue middle finger to conventional wisdom and figured out a new way to be a dominant baseball team. They made the governor of Texas, the PECOTA projections and Jason La Confora look like absolute tools (admittedly, not that hard to do). It was a...

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