Are the Royals All-Star candidates worthy?
Jun21

Are the Royals All-Star candidates worthy?

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com Today, Eric Hosmer moved into a first-place lead in the American League All-Star balloting, 50,000 votes ahead of second place Yonder Alonso and joining teammate Salvador Perez as those positioned to be voted into the 2017 All-Star Game. While it is certainly safe to say that All-Star and deserving is always a subjective thing, without looking into any stats, I think a case can be made for five position players....

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Inside the numbers: Surging Offense Means Surging Royals
Jun16

Inside the numbers: Surging Offense Means Surging Royals

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com As the offense goes, so do the Royals. The Royals had the second-best rotation ERA through the month of April, but it didn’t matter, thanks to miserable offense (ranking last in runs (2.7), and hitting (.210/.270/.336) and OPS .605), scoring 63 runs in their first 23 games tied for a franchise record (worst). They ended the month on a 9-game losing streak, dropping them to 7-16. Seven games later, they...

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Is there any indication the Royals COULD turn it around?
Jun01

Is there any indication the Royals COULD turn it around?

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com Royals General Manager Dayton Moore always says you can start to assess a team at the 40-game mark. At that point, the Royals, had one of the worst offenses in baseball and the fifth-worst record in baseball. Ten games (4-6) later, Memorial Day has come and gone, and not much has changed for the Royals. They’re offense is still one of the worst in baseball and owners of the AL’s worst record (22-30)....

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Royals Fans Come Together to Discuss Esky Magic (or lack there of)
May16

Royals Fans Come Together to Discuss Esky Magic (or lack there of)

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com To those who believe in Esky Magic, they don’t care, because WIN. GAMES – and there is nothing more important than winning games. There is also nothing in Escobar’s offensive performance to signify that him hitting leadoff leads to the Royals actually winning. This is what makes Esky Magic so bizarre. As Ned Yost once said, they just win (except for when they don’t like 2016)....

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Kyle Zimmer can provide the boost the Royals bullpen needs
Apr12

Kyle Zimmer can provide the boost the Royals bullpen needs

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com After the Royals fell to 2-5 with a dismal offensive performance in a 2-0 shutout on Monday – the Royals first Hope Opener shutout since 1971, the Royals sent down a man who shouldn’t have even made the roster, Terrance Gore, to NW Arkansas after he made his only appearance of the season pinch-running for Salvador Perez in the ninth inning. Another roster move came down yesterday, with the struggling...

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The Royals 25 Man Roster
Mar01

The Royals 25 Man Roster

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com It’s now March, but we’re just four games into Spring Training and more than a month from Opening Day, but it’s not too early to start thinking about what the 25-man roster will look like. Like the year before it, and the year before that, most of the roster is already set. That’s what good teams do – they don’t have a lot of holes to fill. There’s always a chance that...

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Forever Royal: Remembering Yordano Ventura
Feb03

Forever Royal: Remembering Yordano Ventura

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com At first we were in shock. Then when we mourned. Together. That’s what this city does, and that’s what the Chiefs and Royals do for this city – it brings us together. It’s what makes Kansas City so special. It’s not some transient population who only cares about their teams if they’re winning. The teams actually matter to this city. And, we care. As Danny Duffy, who recently...

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The lights went out on 2016 Royals, but the Party is NOT over
Oct08

The lights went out on 2016 Royals, but the Party is NOT over

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com       Its been nine days since we saw the Kansas City Royals eliminated from playoff contention for the first time since September 26, 2013. What a ride it’s been. Eliminated from the playoffs right as Wade Davis closed out the Minnesota Twins, as the Orioles rallied to beat the Jays, went on to lose their final four games, and finish 81-81 – their second ever .500 season – and...

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