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Even though Wil Myers is currently tearing the cover off the ball in the minor leagues, the need to make the move to bring him up currently is not there. While Myers stats show he is very capable of handling the pitching at the Triple A level with his triple slash at .321/.369/.718 with 8 home runs and 22 RBI's. The big issue, and this is a good thing, is that Jeff Francouer, Alex Gordon, and Jarrod Dyson are currently entrenched at the pro level as the starting outfield. If Myers is going to be called up, he’s going to play every day and not ride the pine like Johnny Giovatella did earlier this season and a roster move will need to be made.The final issue surrounding Myers call up, is the super two status. The super two status means that the player acquires arbitration eligibility after two years of service instead of the required three years. Though the Royals upper management will vehemently deny this, the super two status for highly regarded prospects is always in the back ...
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Wil Myers is continuing his stint with the Storm Chasers on a blistering pace (.321 AVG, 8 HRs, 22 RBIs, .703 Slugging).The 21 year old outfielder has been abusing opposing pitchers all season long and last night was no different. Myers sent a 2-0 pitch into the left field seats for a grand slam against none other than Roy Oswalt. It was apparent last year that Myers still had some...
During a throwback game against the Pirates, Royals catcher Humberto Quintero decided to remind us about the bad things of yesteryear when he pulled off a very un-funny stunt.
Kansas City Royals outfielder Mitch Maier hasn’t made much of an impact with his bat this season, but he has been brought on as a defensive replacement a few times because of his glove work. In today’s game against the Pittsburgh Pirates he showed why manager Ned Yost isn’t afraid to put him [...]
What’s a little friendly racism between battery mates?
Prior to his start against the Pittsburgh Pirates, Royals starting pitcher Bruce Chen was subjected to one of those tedious and time-wasting in-game interviews. His catcher, Humberto Quintero, took this moment as an opportune time to goof on his Kansas City teammate’s Chinese descent by doing the old “Slanty Eyes”...
A pre-game television interview with Kansas City Royals pitcher Bruce Chen was photo bombed by his teammate Humberto Quintero and the move might have offended a lot of Asians. The Royals catcher walked up behind Chen before the start of the Royals 5-3 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates and made a "slanted eyes" gesture into the camera as Chen was answering a question.
Please put Jeff Montgomery and Ryan Lebfevre in the television broadcast booth full time. While everyone knows the hub bub about Rex Hudler and his analogies for three year olds who do not know baseball, the broadcast on Friday June 8th in Pittsburgh was the best television broadcast that I have sat through this season. It was informative and Montgomery and Lebfevre worked very well...
Kansas City Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas missed the bag when rounding first base on a hit that was mishandled by Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen during Saturday night's game at PNC Park. Instead of what should have been extra bases, Moustakas had to settle for a single.
It happened in the top of the fifth inning when Moustakas had a base hit...
That's Kansas City Royals catcher Humberto Quintero giving teammate Bruce Chen the 'Slanty Eyes' treatment.
And just in time to inspire some Spanish speaking Olympians. What great timing
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With inter league play about to be in full swing the Kansas City Royals seem to be in a pretty good position to make a move in the later part of the month of June. With scheduled off days in the right spots Ned Yost will not have to worry about filling out a 5 man rotation for a few weeks, a luxury for him since not everyone has been up to par on the mound lately. The one snag that...
Interleague play is coming to a baseball stadium near you, bringing all the anomalies that come with it. The natural rivalries are fantastic to watch and great for bragging rights; trust me, I love, but also dread playing the St. Louis Cardinals, a topic we'll dive into that once the I-70 series rolls around. AL pitchers are taking hacks at the plate, different strategies are...
The Pirates open a three-game series with the Kansas City Royals on Friday night at PNC Park. Lefty Erik Bedard will pitch for the Bucs. The Royals will counter with right-hander Luke Hochevar.
Royals (24-31) at Pirates (29-27)
7:05 PM EST–PNC Park, Pittsburgh
Here is the MLB.com Gameday
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The Bucs are home from their successful road trip for a very short three-game homestand, and it should be a fun one on the North Shore. There’s really no reason why PNC Park shouldn’t be packed for all three games – the team is on fire, the weather should be good...
After last night’s game, I got this tweet and thought it raised a very valid point:
Today was the complete opposite, but the end result was the same. The Pirates knocked off the Royals again, completing a sweep and moving within a half-game of the Reds (who play tonight vs. Detroit).
Andrew McCutchen was the only offense this afternoon. He doubled home a run in the first inning...
Royals (24-32) at Pirates (30-27)
7:15 PM EST–PNC Park, Pittsburgh
Here is the MLB.com Gameday
The Pirates will go for three wins in a row and five series wins in a row tonight against the Royals at PNC Park. It’s a Saturday with some great weather in the ‘Burgh, the Bucs are on fire, and there’s a Boyz II Men postgame concert, so PNC should be packed again.