Found May 08, 2013 on The Viril View: On the KC Royals:
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by John Viril— Ned Yost has made some terrible decisions as manager of the Kansas City Royals in 2013. We at The Viril View would like to hear your opinion about which was the worst. Note: There is a poll embedded within this post, please visit the site to participate in this post's poll. The post What is the worst Ned Yost decision of 2013? (poll) appeared first on On the KC Royals: The Viril View.

What is the Worst Decision Ned Yost has Made this Season (poll)

Note: There is a poll embedded within this post, please visit the site to participate in this post's poll. Which is the worst decision Ned Yost has made this season: 1) Removing James Shields before the 9th inning with a 1-0 lead vs. the Chicago White Sox on 5/06/13 2) Inserting Luke Hochevar into a 3-3 game in the 8th inning with a runner on base vs. Baltimore on 5/07/13 3)...

How Dayton Moore can Improve the Royals

by John Viril— After 28 games, the Kansas City Royals stand a gratifying 17-11. The good start is largely due to GM Dayton Moore’s successful (so far) reconstruction of the starting pitching staff. Royals starters rank 7th in MLB with an ERA of 3.56 and 8th in xFIP with 3.68. This result represents a massive jump from the 2012 staff’s no. 26 ranking and 5.01 staff ERA. Kudos...

What is the worst Ned Yost decision of 2013? 0% Progress: What is the worst Ned Yost decision of 2013? Pulling James Shields with a 1-0 lead vs. ChicagoInserting Luke Hochevar in a 3-3 game in the 8th with a runner on vs. BaltimoreInserting Luke Hochevar trailing 6-4 vs. Toronto with 2 runners on base in rhe 6thTelling Luke...

Painful loss will once again test Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. Once again, the resolve of the Royals will be tested. The Royals, who have bounced back brilliantly from agonizing defeats throughout the early portion of this season, must do so again after Mondays had-it-lost-it 2-1 defeat in 11 innings to the Chicago White Sox. The loss stained an otherwise promising homestand in which the Royals (17-11) finished 6-3. What...

Kansas City Royals – Contenders Or Pretenders?

As a baseball fan watching Kansas City suffer for years, I have to wonder if they are actually a good contender this season for the playoffs, or if this is just their 15 minutes of fame. There is certainly something for Royals’ fans to get excited about right now. At this point in the year, Kansas City is 17-10, when last season at this time they were only 10-20. A dramatic difference...

Baltimore Orioles Acquire Brandon Wood From Kansas City Royals

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Royals Pitcher James Shields Selling Clearwater Beginner House For $1.15 Million

If you know anything about WTSP in Tampa, you know that the news operation specializes in fantastic Florida stories of r…

GIF: Miguel Tejada’s spectacular play to rob Adam Jones of hit

Tweet   Those of you who aren’t Kansas City Royals fans may have forgotten that Miguel Tejada is still in the major leagues at 38-years old young. Against the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday the former American League MVP showed he’s not just occupying a roster spot, but still capable of the spectacular. The dive. The [...]

Santana, Royals pay visit to Camden Yards

(AP) -- Coming off a successful road trip, the Baltimore Orioles are hoping to carry their momentum over at home. The Orioles aim for a third straight win as they open a three-game set against the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night. Averaging 5.0 runs to rank near the top of the majors, Baltimore (19-13) scored an 5.3 per game and hit 14 home runs during its recently completed...

Orioles, Guthrie poised for Camden Yards reunion

Jeremy Guthrie and the Baltimore Orioles are doing just fine without each other. Guthrie lost 60 games over a four-year stretch with the Orioles before being traded to Colorado in February 2012 for pitchers Jason Hammel and Matt Lindstrom. Now he's back in Baltimore for the first time, poised to face his former team Thursday night as a member of the Kansas City Royals. Revenge...

Mendoza, Royals battle Orioles at Camden Yards

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Kelvin Herrera: Baseball Rainmaker

A year ago, one of baseball’s best individual player stories was Kris Medlen, of the Braves. Previously something of a forgotten man, Medlen threw 138 innings as a reliever and then as a starter, allowing just 26 runs and six dingers. The year before, Pirates sinkerballer Charlie Morton made a name for himself by starting 29 times and allowing just six dingers. The year before...

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After a good April and keeping up with A.L. Central leading Detroit Tigers, the Kansas City Royals are 3-3 so far this May. But for the rest of the month, they have a tough schedule. They have a game against the Baltimore Orioles, then they play the New York Yankees, Los Angeles Angels, Oakland Athletics, Houston Astros, the Angels again, the St. Louis Cardinals, and the Texas Rangers...
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