Royals fans, it’s time to face reality
Apr29

Royals fans, it’s time to face reality

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com Well Royals fans, it’s time.  It’s time to come to the reality that the Royals are back.  Not the Royals we fell in love with the past four years but the Royals we loved prior to 2013.  It wasn’t a love of winning as much as it was a love for the team, the players, and baseball.  The crowds were sparse and the expectation of winning was non-existent; however, they were our...

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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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Royals Prospect Zimmer Once Again Placed On DL
Apr24

Royals Prospect Zimmer Once Again Placed On DL

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com According to a tweet by the official Omaha Storm Chasers twitter account, pitcher Kyle Zimmer has once again landed himself on the disabled list retroactive to April 21st.  His most recent stint comes after he left Thursdays game early with what was described as a sore shoulder.  Zimmer is no stranger to the disabled list, having landed on it frequently during his 6 seasons with the Royals...

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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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Royals Included in Sports Crate Subscription Program
Apr20

Royals Included in Sports Crate Subscription Program

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com     For all of you sports memorabilia crazed fans out there, it looks like the Royals are one of 10 Major League teams that will be a part of the Sports Crate program. It is a monthly subscription service which focuses on sending products of one team, and specialized "experiences" as part of a monthly fee.  First up? It looks like this wonderful action figure of Danny Duffy as part of...

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Royals are failing Mondesi, not the other way around
Apr19

Royals are failing Mondesi, not the other way around

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com Anyone can watch Raul Mondesi at the plate this season and realize he is not comfortable standing in against Major League pitching. Not yet anyway.  This is no secret, no giant debate, no conspiracy or "hawt take." The guy just isn't quite ready yet. But we KNEW this……..Didn't we?  In 2016 in 150 plate appearances, Mondesi posted a batting line of .185/.231/.512 for an...

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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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Royals Woes Signal End of an Era — Its Over
Apr06

Royals Woes Signal End of an Era — Its Over

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com As the seasons first series comes to a close, we reflect back and observe the first two three games offering up what seemed like closure. It is true that they signaled the beginning of the 2017 regular season, but they just as definitively ushered in the swan song of a dying era.  With a crashing thud, the Royals managed to dash the hopes and dreams of fans and front office alike....

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Opening Day Predictions
Apr03

Opening Day Predictions

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com FINALLY!!!!  It is here!  The most wonderful time of year is upon us!  OPENING DAY! We here at Royals Blue have a time honored tradition of making predictions that would make the PECOTA people cry, and in John's case, make Royals Fan go wild!  So on this Holiest of holy days, here are what we at Royals Blue Predict for the 2017 season: 1. What will the Royals final record be this season?...

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Royals Break Camp
Mar30

Royals Break Camp

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com After an extended Spring Training (thanks to the awesome World Baseball Classic), the Kansas City Royals have finally broke camp, and are headed back to Kansas City….Well sort of. They are going to make a quick stop in Texas for a few exhibition games, then go to Minnesota to open the season, and another trip back to Texas to play the Astros.  But then, on April 10th, they will be officially...

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Team USA Plays Puerto Rico for WBC Championship Tonight
Mar22

Team USA Plays Puerto Rico for WBC Championship Tonight

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com And then there were two. Tonight is the night.  The World Baseball Classic championship game will be played at Dodger Stadium between the United States and Puerto Rico. It has been a long road for the USA. They finished second in their group in pool play advancing on to the Quarterfinals.  They finished second in their group in the Quarterfinals and moved on to a date with Japan in the...

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Salvy in the clear
Mar15

Salvy in the clear

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com The Royals breathed a sigh of relief this morning when the results of the second MRI on the knee of All-Star catcher Salvador Perez showed no structural damage to his knee. The initial MRI following the injury was also clean, but club officials and fans alike were still awaiting the results of these most recent tests. Rustin Dodd later tweeted that Perez believes he will be ready for opening day. ...

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