Singer shines, offense sputters in 8-0 loss to Cubs
Feb27

Singer shines, offense sputters in 8-0 loss to Cubs

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com The Royals lost their second game of their split-squad doubleheader against the Chicago Cubs 8-0 However, they got a good look at what could be the future of the team with strong showings from three of their top pitching prospects. Brady Singer got the start for the Royals and looked every bit as impressive as he was made up to be, getting three groundouts from Cubs stars Kris Bryant, Anthony Rizzo, and Javier...

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Fueled by pitching, McBroom home run, Royals drop Rangers 5-4
Feb25

Fueled by pitching, McBroom home run, Royals drop Rangers 5-4

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com The Royals have won consecutive games for the first time in 2020, as they downed the Rangers 5-4 at Surprise Stadium on Tuesday afternoon. The Royals were the visiting team, however, as Texas played their first spring game as the home team. Whit Merrifield led off the game with a wind-aided triple, but was left stranded. This gave way to Jorge Lopez, who started the game, and, simply put, dominated in his 2.2...

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Royals use home runs to slug past Padres, 8-5
Feb24

Royals use home runs to slug past Padres, 8-5

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com The Royals’ quest for the Cactus League crowd took a pleasant turn against the Padres, as they won their first game of the spring over San Diego 8-5. Brad Keller was roughed up a bit in his spring debut, as after retiring Padres superstar Fernando Tatis Jr., he allowed back-to-back hits against Josh Naylor (a single) and Manny Machado (a two-run home run), which gave the Padres an early 2-0 lead. He bounced back...

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Is Brett Phillips the new Jeff Francoeur?
Feb05

Is Brett Phillips the new Jeff Francoeur?

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com Roaming the spacious Kauffman Stadium outfield nowadays is Brett Phillips, who was acquired along with Jorge Lopez in exchange for Mike Moustakas in a trade with the Milwaukee Brewers. Phillips was the centerpiece of the deal, as in his two cups of coffee with Milwaukee, he put up a respectable .257/.331/.413 slash line with a 94 OPS+. Additionally, he excelled with the glove and with his arm, collecting seven...

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Royals bring back Holland with Spring Training invite
Jan29

Royals bring back Holland with Spring Training invite

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com Photo by Orlin Wagner/AP Images The Kansas City Royals will welcome back another familiar face in addition to Alex Gordon, as it was reported late Tuesday night that Greg Holland will also be making his return to the organization, albeit on a minor league contract with an invite to Spring Training. Assuming Holland makes the Major League roster, he will have a $1.25 million contract. Holland represents a winning...

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David Glass, former Royals owner, passes away
Jan17

David Glass, former Royals owner, passes away

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com Photo by John Sleezer/Kansas City Star The Kansas City Royals announced today that the team’s former chairman and CEO David Glass passed away last week due to complications from pneumonia. Glass was 84 years old and was only the second owner in team history. He passed away in Bentonville, Arkansas, which is where his career as a chief officer began nearly 45 years ago. Glass agreed to sell the team to local...

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Trading Merrifield should be Royals’ top priority
Jan12

Trading Merrifield should be Royals’ top priority

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images For the past two seasons, Kansas City Royals second baseman Whit Merrifield has been the center of nearly all trade rumors involving the club. The fanbase seems hellbent on keeping him, and for good reason; Merrifield led Major League Baseball the past two seasons in hits, was the stolen base champion in 2018, and put together a franchise-record 31-game hitting streak en route to...

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