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Ben and Sam discuss Dayton Moore`s comments about the Royals` season, then talk playoff starters.
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It was a long time coming. After the many years of losing seasons, promising players who went bust and some bad luck, the Royals finished the season 86-76, their best record since a 92-70 1989 season. It was disappointing they didn’t make the playoffs, but they stayed in the Wild Card race until the last four games of the season. Instead of giving up after being eliminated from...
Dayton Moore said something stupid. This stupid thing he said will hang on him. His words will be mocked.
To some Moore has already been the Royals’ general manager too long. Seven years already. It’ll be eight in June and during that time the Pirates and Rays and A’s have won more while spending less. The Indians have bottomed out and made the playoffs again. The Royals’...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Phase One of Royals general manager Dayton Moore's master plan was completed in 2013.
As Moore had hoped to do by acquiring Ervin Santana and James Shields, and re-signing Jeremy Guthrie last off-season, he indeed re-established a winning culture with the Royals.
The Royals enjoyed their first winning season in 10 years, and won their most games (86) since...
The 2013 season was a good one for the Kansas City Royals. The team finished with a 86-76 record, the first winning season for the franchise since 2003 when they went 83-79. They finished the year seven games out of first in the AL Central and 5.5 games out of the last AL wild card spot. While their success didn’t translate into a postseason berth, there was plenty to build on...
The Kansas City Royals finished their season on Sunday with a 4-1 win over the Chicago White Sox. Bruce Chen pitched excellently, going 6.2 innings and allowing 1 earned run on 4 hits. Salvador Perez hit a 2-run homerun in the 4th inning. Even though that was all the runs The Royals needed, Brett Hayes hit another 2-run homerun in the 7th inning for good measure.
The Royals had...
The Kansas City Royals had a couple of hot streaks throughout the final month or so of the MLB season, but ultimately they came up five games short of a playoff berth with an 86-win season. However, the team did finish with its first winning record in 10 years. I guess you could view that […]
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Right-hander Greg Holland, who set a Royals record with 47 saves this season, was named the Major League Baseball Delivery Man of the Month for September, the second time this season he has been so honored.
Holland also won the award, which recognizes the game's top relief pitcher, in July, making him only the fifth pitcher to win it multiple times in a...
The Royals and manager Ned Yost have agreed to a two-year contract extension after wrapping up an 86-76 season, the best finish for the franchise in 24 years.
Yost's contract was set to expire after the season, and the Royals announced the extension on Tuesday.
Yost has been the manager in Kansas City for the past four years, and has been instrumental in helping to bring along...
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The Kansas City Royals have rewarded manager Ned Yost with a contract extension. Yost guided the Royals to a 86-76 record, their best finish since 1989.
Yost’s current contract was set to expire so the new deal keeps him around though 2015.
#Royals and manager Ned Yost agree to a 2-year extension, which will run through the 2015 MLB...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Kansas City Royals hired Dale Sveum to handle infield instruction and other coaching duties, three days after he was fired as manager of the Chicago Cubs.
The Royals also announced Thursday that the contracts of third base coach Eddie Rodriguez and bench coach Chino Cadahia were not renewed. Cadahia had been on personal leave to attend to a family matter...
The Kansas City Royals hired Dale Sveum to handle infield instruction and other coaching duties, three days after he was fired as manager of the Chicago Cubs.
The Royals also announced Thursday that the contracts of third base coach Eddie Rodriguez and bench coach Chino Cadahia were not renewed. Cadahia had been on personal leave to attend to a family matter late in the season,...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Build a winner, and they will watch.
That is the obvious story line behind the Royals' record-setting television ratings on FOX Sports Kansas City as the Royals, who won 86 games and stayed in the playoff chase until the final week of the season, posted their highest season average ever for cable telecasts with a 6.4 rating in 2013.
That ratings spike of...
Royals manager Ned Yost looked to his past Thursday after deciding to shake up his coaching staff by dismissing third-base coach Eddie Rodriguez and bench coach Chino Cadahia.
Yost tapped Dale Sveum fired earlier this week as manager of the Chicago Cubs to fill one of two vacancies. Whether Sveum will serve as bench coach or infield coach will be determined later.
“He’s a superb...
Salvador Perez made his MLB debut at first base … and it’s done.
Grand opening, grand closing.
Yasiel Puig does the worm, then a jig … frightens basically everybody
Adam Wainwright invalidated his entire career with this dance
Adam Eaton strikes out looking bad, high fives catcher for out
Evan Longoria tries new technique of hitting with helmet over his eyes