Dayton Moore’s Biggest Draft Successes As the Royals GM Ever
Apr29

Dayton Moore’s Biggest Draft Successes As the Royals GM Ever

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com 1. Eric Hosmer  After the Royals drafted first baseman Eric Hosmer out of Heritage High School in Florida as the third overall pick in 2008, he was a highly regarded prospect in Major League Baseball. As we all know, Hosmer lived up to his potential. As a member of the Royals, Hosmer played in two World Series. A year after winning the World Series, Hosmer represented the Royals in the All-Star game. In 2017,...

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What is Bubba Starlings role with the Royals in 2020?
Apr26

What is Bubba Starlings role with the Royals in 2020?

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com The Royals drafted Bubba Starling out of Gardner Edgerton High School in 2011. Many fans weren’t happy the Royals drafted Starling over Francisco Lindor. But I understand why they would do this. If the Royals passed on Bubba in the draft and Bubba turned out to be a super star, it would scar the Royals organization for many years. Since then Bubba struggled with injuries in the minor leagues. The Royals kept the...

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When Will We See Brady Singer at the K?
Apr22

When Will We See Brady Singer at the K?

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com Back when I wrote about Ian Kennedy’s contract extension, I said that Brady Singer isn’t ready for the workload a major league pitcher goes through. I still believe he isn’t ready for a heavy workload. This doesn’t mean we couldn’t see Singer in the majors in 2020. Now that rosters have been expanded to 29 players, we could see him sooner rather than later, along with some other...

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THE RETURN OF THE ROYALS BLUE PODCAST!!!
Apr20

THE RETURN OF THE ROYALS BLUE PODCAST!!!

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com ITS THE ROYALS BLUE DOT COM PODCAST!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! On this episode, we talk Mike Matheny, how the arms and bats are lining up for the 2020 Kansas City Royals and our thoughts on a potential Cactus League vs Grapefruit League World Series. Tweet Available on iTunes and most other of your favorite podcast listening platforms. Or direct at the link...

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Should the Royals Extend Ian Kennedy?
Apr16

Should the Royals Extend Ian Kennedy?

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com I know what most of you are thinking, why would the Royals extend Ian Kennedy? It’s really quite simple if you think about it. To start off Kennedy provides veteran leadership. As we all know teams need veteran leadership. Ian Kennedy provides that for the Royals after being with the organization for almost five seasons. If the Royals did extend Kennedy it would be a one year deal worth probably for $4 or...

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Did the Royals Strike Gold with the Trevor Rosenthal Signing?
Apr15

Did the Royals Strike Gold with the Trevor Rosenthal Signing?

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com On December 7th, 2019 the Royals signed Lee Summit native Trevor Rosenthal to a minor league deal. Some Royals fans might be scratching their heads at this signing after Rosenthal’s shakey 2019 season with the Tigers and the Yankees. However, it could be something special. Unfortunately, spring training was cut short due to COVID-19. During Rosenthal’s appearances, he was lights out. He threw some fastballs 100...

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5 Reasons Why Kelvin Gutierrez is the Future 3B
Apr10

5 Reasons Why Kelvin Gutierrez is the Future 3B

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com Photo by: Minda Haas Kuhlmann Reason Number 1:When the Royals acquired Gutierrez from the Nationals he was ranked 12th in the Nationals organization heading into the 2017 season. Gutierrez is now the Royals top third basemen in their minor league system at 13th.Reason Number 2:When the Royals decided to move Hunter Dozier to the Outfield, they brought in Miakel Franco on a one year deal to play third base. Even...

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Is Alex Gordon Generation Z’s George Brett?
Apr07

Is Alex Gordon Generation Z’s George Brett?

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com The Royals drafted Alex Gordon out of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with the second pick in the 2005 MLB draft as a third basemen. During Gordon’s early years with the Royals as we all know he struggled offensively. That was before he moved to left field in 2010. His first year as the Royals primary left fielder his defense improved dramatically. His offense, however, didn’t improve at all. The...

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