Royals Top 50 Moments: No. 20-16
Jun17

Royals Top 50 Moments: No. 20-16

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com The Royals are celebrating their 50th season.  The following is a Top 50 list of the greatest moments in Royals history.  Today is 20-16 Nos. 50-46 Nos. 45-41 Nos. 40-36 Nos. 35-31 Nos. 30-26 Nos. 25-21 20.  George Brett becomes first player ever to win three batting titles in three different decades. When you’re a Hall-of-Famer, you set the bar for those players who play after...

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Won by One:  How April 8, 1969 Changed the Game of Baseball
May07

Won by One: How April 8, 1969 Changed the Game of Baseball

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com Won by One:  How April 8, 1969 Changed the Game of Baseball by Tavish Whiting How It Began:  A Brief History of the 1969 Baseball Expansion One could argue that the 1969 Baseball Expansion began on December 19, 1960 when Charles O. Finley purchased a controlling interest in the Kansas City Athletics from the estate of the late-owner Arnold Johnson.  Despite assuring the Kansas City fans that he...

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How Bad is the Royals Offense?
May01

How Bad is the Royals Offense?

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com As fans are forced to sit through night after night of the Royals finding new and exciting ways to lose games, we keep hearing the same culprits being blamed.  Bullpen couldn't hold the lead. The starter stunk. Couldn't drive in baserunners. Errors. Ned Yost did *Insert cliche here* again…. But one glaring issue has seemingly flown a bit under the radar. This Royals offense is bad. Real...

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What the hell happened to the Royals bullpen?
Apr22

What the hell happened to the Royals bullpen?

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com It was not long ago that the Royals had the best bullpen in baseball, spearheaded by their backend, which was historic, in fact – the B-BOAT. Fast forward three seasons to this one, and the Royals, just three seasons removed from a World Series and one from the End of an Era, are 4-14. The bullpen is the worst in baseball…AND ITS NOT CLOSE. What a long fall it’s been. The bullpen results are...

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Royals Top 50 Moments: No. 25-21
Apr08

Royals Top 50 Moments: No. 25-21

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com The Royals are celebrating their 50th season.  The following is a Top 50 list of the greatest moments in Royals history.  Today is 25-21 Nos. 50-46 Nos. 45-41 Nos. 40-36 Nos. 35-31 Nos. 30-26 25.  Edinson Volquez’s emotional 2015 World Series There are some things in baseball, and in life, that go beyond the boxscore.  The 2015 World Series for Edinson Volquez was one of those...

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Royals Top 50 Moments: No. 30-26
Apr08

Royals Top 50 Moments: No. 30-26

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com The Royals are celebrating their 50th season.  The following is a Top 50 list of the greatest moments in Royals history.  Today is 30-26 Nos. 50-46 Nos. 45-41 Nos. 40-36 Nos. 35-31 30.  Lou Piniella wins 1969 Rookie of the Year On Tuesday, April 8th, 1969, the Royals would beat the Minnesota Twins, who would go onto win the American League Western Division title, by a score of 4-3 in twelve...

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Who the blank are these guys? The 2018 Kansas City Royals Bullpen
Apr04

Who the blank are these guys? The 2018 Kansas City Royals Bullpen

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com Dayton Moore has shown a knack for finding diamonds in the rough when it comes to the bullpen. Whether it is resurrecting Ryan Madson’s career or getting good work out of guys like Mike Minor, Kris Medlen, Joe Blanton, Chris Young, Bruce Chen, etc., his sense is more often right than wrong when it comes to whether he can get value out of a player other GMs see as done. It is for that reason I give him the...

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Royals Find First Win of 2018
Apr03

Royals Find First Win of 2018

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com On a cold miserable afternoon, the Kansas City Royals notched their first victory of 2018, beating the Detroit Tigers by a final score of 1-0. With the temperature in the upper 30's and rain in the air, the two teams combined for a total of 8 hits between them.  The Royals had 5 hits and 1 walk with their lone run coming in the second inning as Jorge Soler scored Cheslor Cuthbert.  Royals pitcher...

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Royals Top 50 Moments: No. 35-31
Apr01

Royals Top 50 Moments: No. 35-31

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com The Royals are celebrating their 50th season.  The following is a Top 50 list of the greatest moments in Royals history.  Today is 35-31 Nos. 50-46 Nos. 46-41 Nos. 40-36 35.  Bo Jackson throws out Harold Reynolds…From the Wall!!! The 1989 Kansas City Royals were arguably the best team in Royals history not to make the postseason.  A big reason for their 92-70 season was the...

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It’s the Most Wonderful Time, of the Year! -Royals Opening Day is HERE!
Mar29

It’s the Most Wonderful Time, of the Year! -Royals Opening Day is HERE!

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com Rise and Shine Campers!!!  The most wonderful time of year is officially here!  Take a look outside, the 40 degree day full of drizzle and clouds should let you know it is almost Summer in Kansas City!  And that of course means the boys in blue are back!!!  Old faces like Danny Duffy, Mike Moustakas, and Alex Gordon will share the field with some of their new teammates like Jon Jay and Lucas...

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Royals Top 50 Moments: No. 40-36
Mar26

Royals Top 50 Moments: No. 40-36

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com The Royals are celebrating their 50th season.  The following is a Top 50 list of the greatest moments in Royals history.  Today is 40-36. Nos. 50-46 Nos. 45-41 40.  George Brett’s 3,154 Hit When you bring up the Kansas City Royals to a baseball fan outside of Kansas City the first (probably, only) player they think of is George Brett. Not uncommon for fans to think of Brett.  He is...

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Royals Top 50 Moments: No. 45-41
Mar25

Royals Top 50 Moments: No. 45-41

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com The Royals are celebrating their 50th season.  The following is a Top 50 list of the greatest moments in Royals history.  Today is 45-41. Nos. 50-46 45.  Bo Jackson vs. Deion Sanders Bo Jackson was the greatest athlete in Kansas City history.  He could throw, he could hit for power, and he was as fast as a deer.  He was already a legend when he was drafted by the Royals, especially...

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