Way too early Royals Wild Card Roster Prediction
Aug02

Way too early Royals Wild Card Roster Prediction

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com Of course…. it is nice to dream a little bit!  True… there are 52 games remaining, but what the heck! Here is my prediction if we were to make the wildcard.  Now, one of the most important things to consider is that the wildcard is a one-game series, so the 25-man roster can change after we win the game!  So, we do not need a whole bunch of starting pitchers!   LOCK Salvador Perez...

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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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Most runs scored by the Royals in one inning
Jun11

Most runs scored by the Royals in one inning

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com Most runs scored by the Royals in one inning…. … was not last night against the San Diego Padres.  It happened on June 17, 2003 when the Royals defeated the visiting Minnesota Twins by the score of 14-7.  In the bottom of the sixth inning, down by two runs, the Royals scored 12 runs in one inning!!!  Here is what happened…   Bottom of the 6th inning, Royals down 1-3....

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Moose earned the “Golden Sombrero”
Apr28

Moose earned the “Golden Sombrero”

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com   Mike Moustakas struck out for the fourth time in the game on Thursday against the Chicago White Sox, officially making it a "Golden Sombrero."  This became the 108th Golden Sombrero in franchise history.  In addition, there have been three "Olympic Rings" in franchise history (striking out five times in a single game).   The following is a list of every "Golden...

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Back to Back Royals Home Runs
Apr24

Back to Back Royals Home Runs

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com The Royals may have lost, but they did have one bit of significant history in their Sunday match in Texas. Moustakas & Bonifacio hit back-2-back home runs in the 3rd inning against Texas.  It was the 138th time this has occurred in franchise history. Click below to see the list! Follow @RoyalsBlue_com Back-to-Back Home Runs (1)   Tweet  ...

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Ranking the Royals: 1-0 Victories in Franchise History
Aug24

Ranking the Royals: 1-0 Victories in Franchise History

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com 1-0 Victories Follow @RoyalsBlue_com On August 23, 2016, the Royals played their first game of a three-game series against the Marlins in Miami. The Royals won the game, their ninth in a row, by the score of 1-0. This game was the 7,602nd game in franchise history and the result of this game was quite a rare event. A victory by a score of 1-0 has only occurred 62 times in franchise history, less than 1% of the...

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History of Unassisted Double Plays
Aug06

History of Unassisted Double Plays

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com On August 5, 2016 against the visiting Toronto Blue Jays, Eric Hosmer had an unassisted double play in the top of the fourth inning when Darwin Barney hit a line drive to first base. Hosmer caught the ball, then stepped on first base to get Melvin Upton, Jr. out on the force. It was the 182nd unassisted double play in franchise history. It also improved Hosmer’s club record to 13 career unassisted double...

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Ranking the Royals: Duffy Sets A New Strikeout Record
Aug02

Ranking the Royals: Duffy Sets A New Strikeout Record

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com On August 1, 2016, Danny Duffy broke a nearly seven year old franchise record by striking out 16 in Tampa Bay to help the Royals defeat the Rays 3-0. In the second inning, Duffy struck out the side by fanning Steven Souza, Jr., Desmond Jennings and Kevin Kiermaier. Duffy carried a no-hitter into the eighth inning when left fielder Jennings hit a double into left field for the Rays' only hit of the game....

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