Let’s Throw Fire! – Remembering Yordano Ventura
Jan22

Let’s Throw Fire! – Remembering Yordano Ventura

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com As the Royals family woke up to Sunday, possibly looking forward to Spring Training next month and the return of our beloved Royals, we were hit with news that shook us all.  Yordano “Ace” Ventura, the Royals young and rising star pitcher, was killed in a car accident in the Dominican Republic Sunday morning. There are many things Royals fans remember about Yordano.  On the field, there...

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A Kansas City Royals Christmas Wishlist
Dec23

A Kansas City Royals Christmas Wishlist

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com Dear Santa,   First off, thank you for finally getting me the Christmas present I have asked for pretty much every year of my life: a Kansas City Royals World Series Championship. Whereas the 2016 season was one fraught with some difficulties, 2014 and 2015 were magical times that many fans like myself will never forget. You da man, Claus.   For Christmas this year, I would like … A...

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Royals face long odds to win it all in 2017
Dec19

Royals face long odds to win it all in 2017

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com After a disappointing 2016 campaign that saw the Royals finish a mediocre 81-81, fans in Kansas City have tempered hopes that 2017 might be the season that gets this team back on track.  Much of the thinking is the Royals were simply out of gas after two straight seasons of reaching and eventually winning the World Series. With the goal having been achieved, it would be natural to find it hard to carry...

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Royals Roundtable: Has the Window to Win Closed?
Dec15

Royals Roundtable: Has the Window to Win Closed?

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com   We’ve heard over the last year or two that the Royals “window to win” is open through 2017, then it will suddenly close as most of the current core leaves and Dayton Moore tears it down, to build it back up, again. Awe, the life of small market baseball. But, after an 81-81 2016 – a year in which the Royals were unable to cash in on their highest payroll in franchise history,...

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Twitter Talks: The Wade Davis / Jorge Soler trade
Dec08

Twitter Talks: The Wade Davis / Jorge Soler trade

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com   Many across #Royals nation shed a tear or two this week as “the man, the myth, the machine” Wade Davis was dealt to the Chicago Cubs in return for outfielder Jorge Soler. We at Royals Blue tout ourselves as a blog for and by the fans, so we took to Twitter to get some instant fan reaction.       On what Soler needs to do in a #Royals uniform for this trade to be a success...

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Wade Davis and the Royal Reality
Dec08

Wade Davis and the Royal Reality

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com On Wednesday, Royals fans had to say good-bye to their Cyborg, Wade Davis.  Davis was traded to the Cubs for outfielder Jorge Soler.  Many Royals fans are reasonably upset, Davis was a fan favorite and had one of the best stretches any reliever has ever had in baseball history.  This isn’t even mentioning the fact that he struck out Wilmer Flores to capture the Royals’ first World...

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Royals Fill a Need But Weaken Their Bullpen
Dec07

Royals Fill a Need But Weaken Their Bullpen

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com What was first being reported yesterday as a possibility, is now a reality.  The Kansas City Royals have traded the Cyborg, Wade Davis, to the Chicago Cubs for Right Fielder Jorge Soler.    This is an interesting trade from both sides. Royals Fans were not thrilled at losing one of the most dominant relief pitchers of the last 4 years, and Cubs fans were not keen on giving up on a guy with 30+...

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A Plan for the Royals
Dec05

A Plan for the Royals

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com   The Kansas City Royals — the once proud franchise which shocked the sporting world by winning the 2015 World Series in Cinderella-story fashion — are at a crossroads. Dayton Moore and the gang can buckle up for one more run at a championship with the current roster, or begin the long and painful process of rebuilding. The current iteration of the Royals is not without its share of...

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How the New CBA Affects the Royals – new QO Rules, International Cap
Dec01

How the New CBA Affects the Royals – new QO Rules, International Cap

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com It was announced late Wednesday that Major League Baseball and the Players Union have agreed on a new Collective Bargaining Agreement. Amid several rumors and speculations leading up to the final product, it remains mostly in tact from the previous CBA.  Some changes of note include the increasing of the Luxury cap and a restructure in the penalties for going over the cap. Beginning in 2017, teams will...

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QUIZ:  How Many of the Royals All-Time World Series Roster can you Name?
Oct24

QUIZ: How Many of the Royals All-Time World Series Roster can you Name?

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com There have been 74 players in Kansas City Royals history who have played in the World Series for the Royals.  How many can you...

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Respect for the AL Central!
Oct20

Respect for the AL Central!

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com The American League Central has had six teams in the World Series since 2005 and have four of the last five.  When will they get the credit they deserve? While the 2016 season may have been disappointing for Royals fans, another division rival, the Cleveland Indians, won the American League Pennant over the hated Toronto Blue Jays, making it two years in a row the Blue Jays have lost the American League...

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Top 10 Games in Royals Postseason History
Oct09

Top 10 Games in Royals Postseason History

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com Just because Royals season is over and there will be no October baseball this year doesn’t mean that we can’t take a look back at some of the best games in Royals postseason history.  There have been seventy-four postseason games played by the Royals in team history and we have seen everything from heartbreaks to thrilling come-from-behind victories.  In this article, we recap the top 10...

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