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Royals starting pitcher Jeremy Guthrie was ready to get the show on the road after 5 1/2 hours of rain delay during Thursday’s (better yet, Friday—the game ended at 3AM) game against the St. Louis Cardinals. Guthrie landed the Cardinals grounds crew a hand while wearing his ‘Got Swag’ T-shirt.
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Kansas City Royals pitcher Jeremy Guthrie helped the grounds crew get the field ready during a long rain delay in the ninth inning of Thursday night's game at Busch Stadium against the St. Louis Cardinals.
Guthrie started the game and pitched six innings, giving up only two runs, but was still in position to take the loss after eight innings until the Royals took him off the...
Your browser does not support iframes.The Royals and Cardinals were up "burning the midnight oil" Thursday night.The intrastate rivals played deep into the early morning hours of Friday after a pair of lengthy rain delays pushed the game's ending to around three o'clock local time. The game itself took just 2 hours and 27 minutes while the two delays combined to...
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The Royals announced on Thursday that George Brett will return to the team's bench for the first time since he retired in 1993.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. In a stunning move Thursday morning, the Kansas City Royals fired first-year hitting coaches Jack Maloof and Andre David, then announced Hall of Famer George Brett and minor league coach Pedro Grifol would assume the interim hitting coach positions effective tonight when the Royals conclude a two-game series with the St. Louis Cardinals.
Brett, who just turned...
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The Kansas City Royals have a new hitting coach. George Brett spent all 21 of his major league seasons with the Kansas City Royals and finished his career with a .305/.369/.487 line. Brett retired with 3,154 hits and 317 home runs in 2,707 games.
Brett will be tasked to turn around a team which began the season with high expectations but has struggled of late...
Hall of Famer George Brett has been appointed the Kansas City Royals' interim hitting coach as part of a shakeup aimed at pulling the struggling team out of its skid.
The team announced the move before Thursday night's game in St. Louis.
Brett has helped the Royals in spring training for years, but has turned down full-time job offers - including opportunities to manage...
The Kansas City Royals are wasting James Shields’ starts.
The organization really didn’t see this coming. 2013 was supposed to be different. This was, according to the Royals and their management, the year the Royals would break out of their long, awful slump of seasons without an appearance in the playoffs.
That slump stretches back all the way to 1985, making the Royals’...
The Royals and Cardinals should have known something was up when the first pitch was delayed an hour by rain.
The game moved quickly after that - right up until the top of the ninth inning, with the Royals leading and the rain back in force. Umpire crew chief Joe West had a decision to make.
With the game the last one between the two teams this season, a new rule added this year...
According to Bob Dutton of Royals Report, the Pittsburgh Pirates have acquired Atahualpa Severino from the Kansas City Royals for cash considerations.
#Royals trade AAA Omaha Atahualpa Severino to Pittsburgh for cash considerations. Will be assigned to AAA Indianapolis.
— Bob Dutton (@Royals_Report) May 31, 2013
Severino is a left-handed pitcher who has pitched 4.2 innings in...
This 7-year old looks just like Chris Farley, but it is his epic freakout over a foul ball at a Kansas City Royals game that has us cracking up in the best kind of way.
ST. LOUIS (AP) Jeff Francoeur and Eric Hosmer combined for three RBIs in the ninth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals' bullpen and the Kansas City Royals spoiled Michael Wacha's almost spotless debut, snapping an eight-game losing streak with a rain-delayed 4-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday night.
Hall of Famer George Brett's debut as interim batting...
(AP) -- The Texas Rangers appear to be back on track offensively. Staying that way could prove to be a challenge against one of the toughest starters in the league.
The AL West-leading Rangers try for their third straight win and fourth in a row at home when they face James Shields and the road-weary Kansas City Royals on Saturday.
Since totaling 10 runs during a three-game losing...
Jeff Francoeur and Eric Hosmer combined for three RBIs in the ninth inning against the St. Louis Cardinals' bullpen and the Kansas City Royals spoiled Michael Wacha's almost spotless debut, snapping an eight-game losing streak with a rain-delayed 4-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday night.
Hall of Famer George Brett's debut as interim batting coach was...
ARLINGTON, Tex. (AP) -- The Texas Rangers' offense got in gear and they ended their longest losing streak of the season.
After much delay, so did the Kansas City Royals, who still need to improve their offense under interim hitting coach George Brett.
The AL West-leading Rangers and Royals meet for the first time this season Friday night in Arlington.
Losers of three straight...
ARLINGTON, Texas When it comes to working down on the farm, well, the Rangers are a bunch of city slickers compared to the Kansas City Royals.
At least that was the result of Saturday's Farm and Ranch Day at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. The Royals bested the Rangers in both cow milking and egg tossing before taking each other on in baseball.
Rangers closer Joe Nathan was...