From an Ice Cold July to a Red-Hot August, Royals Are Back in the Hunt
Aug23

From an Ice Cold July to a Red-Hot August, Royals Are Back in the Hunt

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com One month ago, the Kansas City Royals sat at 48-48, eight full games back of Cleveland, and five games back from Toronto for the second Wildcard spot. They were fading fast, and the feeling around Kansas City was that of a season from the 2000s, though the Royals were still over .500. Exactly one month later, Kansas City is 64-60, and four games over .500 for the first time since late June, and suddenly, the...

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Royals: Buyers, Sellers, or a Little of Both?
Jul25

Royals: Buyers, Sellers, or a Little of Both?

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com When talking about buying or selling, there are a lot of things to take into consideration: Current record, roster makeup, injuries to certain players, standings, holes that need to be filled, and whether or not your team has the pieces to compete down the road. With the Kansas City Royals at 48-49 and eight games back of the Cleveland Indians, there has been some discussion about whether the Royals should...

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I-70 Series Preview – Royals Cardinals Square Off
Jun27

I-70 Series Preview – Royals Cardinals Square Off

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com By June 27th of last year, both the Kansas City Royals and St. Louis Cardinals had well over 40 wins and had sizeable leads in their respective divisions. Now, one year later, both teams are scuffling as they head into the All-Star Break at 39-35, and both teams are looking for a series win to get back on track. For the Royals, Danny Duffy, Yordano Ventura, Edinson Volquez, and Chris Young will all take the...

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Royals DFA Infante
Jun15

Royals DFA Infante

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com   Nearly three hours before the series finale with the Cleveland Indians, Kansas City finally did the inevitable: They designated Omar Infante for assignment. The Royals signed Infante to a 4-year deal before the 2014 season for just over $30 million, and will eat about $14 million between now and 2018. Dayton Moore commented on having to let Omar Infante go with so many dollars left as "a mistake you...

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Royals Scramble For Replacements — Meet the New Guys
May27

Royals Scramble For Replacements — Meet the New Guys

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com For the last two years, the Kansas City Royals have been blessed with relatively good health. They’ve lost pitchers to Tommy John surgery, such as Tim Collins, Greg Holland,  and Jason Vargas, but other than that, it’s been pretty much smooth sailing. Now, nearly two months into the 2016 season, Royals’ players are dropping like flies, leaving them to call up guys from AAA Omaha who may...

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Ventura Shows Solid Effort in Season Debut, Looks to Improve From Subpar 2015
Apr09

Ventura Shows Solid Effort in Season Debut, Looks to Improve From Subpar 2015

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com Yordano Ventura made his first start on Friday night, as the Royals came from behind to grab a 4-3 victory over the Minnesota Twins. Ventura struggled mightily in his first two innings, walking two batters and allowing two hits. He would eventually settle down, only to run out of gas in the 6th inning, where he walked his first two batters. Ventura battled with his pitch count and command throughout the night,...

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The Royals Have Options After Dyson’s Injury
Mar03

The Royals Have Options After Dyson’s Injury

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com   Update: It has been released that Dyson has a grade 2 oblique strain and will be out up to 6 weeks, including rehab time. This means he will most likely begin the season on the 15 day DL.  It seems that every spring, injuries are nearly unavoidable for every club. This year, Jarrod Dyson was the first to be bitten by the injury bug. As he was running out a ground ball, Dyson appeared to have a slight...

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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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