A look at the Royals new pitchers – And the cost to get them
Jul25

A look at the Royals new pitchers – And the cost to get them

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com On Monday evening, news broke that the Royals had traded for pitchers Ryan Buchter, Trevor Cahill and Brandon Maurer. In acquiring those 3 arms, the Royals gave up Matt Strahm, Travis Wood and Minor Leaguer Esteury Ruiz to the San Diego Padres.  Also included were cash considerations in the amount of $7.2 million to help offset the remaining dollars on Wood's 2 year deal. A quick look at what the Royals...

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What is “The Mendoza Line”?
Jul25

What is “The Mendoza Line”?

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com We can only hope that Alex Gordon, Brandon Moss and Alcides Escobar have come out of their respective slumps and will not drop below the “Mendoza Line.”  What exactly is that!? According to baseball lore, there was once a player for the Pittsburgh Pirates named Mario Mendoza.  He was involved in a trade from Pittsburgh to the Seattle Mariners in late 1978.  Up to that point, Mendoza...

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Surging Royals Look Ready to Buy
Jul24

Surging Royals Look Ready to Buy

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com Sitting only 1.5 games out of first-place and only a week left before the non-waiver trade deadline, there is only one thing for the Royals to do, buy. Despite the horrid start to this season, the Royals are still in contention to make their third playoff appearance in four years and with all the looming free agents on the roster, this is the time to go for it. With the Indians failing to live up to expectations...

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Did You Know They Were Royals?
Jul22

Did You Know They Were Royals?

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com The Royals have had many players who made names for themselves in Kansas City.  However, they've had many great players come through that made their names in other places.  Here are those players. MLB.com Executive Columnist and former Kansas City Star writer, Joe Posnanski, wrote an article named He Played Where?  Majors’ best ‘irony jerseys’ in which he listed players who...

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Alex Gordon Continues to Hurt the Royals
Jul19

Alex Gordon Continues to Hurt the Royals

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com In early 2016, the Kansas City Royals extended the contract of Alex Gordon for another 4 years and an additional $72 million.  At the time, there was hesitation, but mostly it was met with postive reaction. The problem with free agent contracts, however, is that you are more often than not paying for what a player has already done, HOPING they can continue to do the same. In the case of Alex Gordon, it has...

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No-Man’s Land:  What do the Royals do at the deadline?
Jul18

No-Man’s Land: What do the Royals do at the deadline?

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com It’s the second half of the Major League Baseball season and the trade deadline fast approaching, it’s always a fans interest to see what their team will do.  Even fans of teams out of contention have something to keep them interested by wondering what stars of theirs will be traded for top prospects. The Royals are currently stuck in no-man’s land.  They’re sitting three games...

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A Royal Realization
Jul17

A Royal Realization

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com The All-Star break is an excellent time to rest, rejuvenate, and realign!  That is exactly what the Royals were hoping to do after getting a few much needed days of rest.  But things don't always happen the way fans want.  Instead we faced the team that had already beat us 10 times in a row.  This was the second longest streak of it's kind in franchise history, and it got longer....

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IT’S THE ROYALS BLUE . COM PODCAST!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #24
Jul14

IT’S THE ROYALS BLUE . COM PODCAST!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #24

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com On this episode, we take a look at what the Royals need to do in the second half to make a run at the playoffs. Everyone fails at math in our All Star edition of Host Brawl. And we side with Denny Matthews's opinion that everyone should make out all the time in Mail Bag. Fun for the whole family. RoyalsBlue.Com Podcast #24   Follow @RoyalsBlue_com     Tweet  ...

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