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NorthWest Sports Beat:
Richard Hodges our man with his pulse on the Victoria sports beat is back with his first edition of the WHL’s Victoria Royals Weekly Notebook and WHL Blog. The December 2nd, 2011 edition…
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Royals second baseman Johnny Giavotella and pitcher Kelvin Herrera reached the Major Leagues this year, and now they'll have awards to commemorate how they did it.
The Kansas City Royals organization once again proved why they might be the worst organization in baseball. Long time Royal Frank White was relieved of his broadcasting duties and any other duties with the Kansas City Royals. Is it fair to fire a man who has dedicated nearly 40 years to an organization that has
The Royals announced the signing of seven players to minor-league contracts on Thursday. Among the notable moves: The club re-signed right-handed pitcher Zach Miner and infielder Jamie Romak, who played in the organization in 2011. The Royals also acquired utility infielder Tony Abreu, who spent time with the Dodgers and Diamondbacks during 2007-10.
On Friday morning, for the first time in more than 15 years, Frank White was a man with no formal ties to the Kansas City Royals organization. His final connection -- a job as a color commentator for Royals' games on television -- had been severed by the Royals and Fox Sports Kansas City, their television rights-holder.
The Royals announced the signings of seven Minor Leaguers, including left-hander Tommy Hottovy and right-hander Zach Miner, on Thursday.
Frank White, a Royals Hall of Fame member, will not be back as the team's television broadcast analyst next season. The Royals and FOX Sports Kansas City announced on Friday that White, whose role in the TV booth grew to full-time status over the last three years, would not have his contract renewed.