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Kansas City Royals
Coming off of an opening weekend trip at an even .500, the Kansas City Royals have not played up to par in the first homestand of the year. It seems that the two biggest parts of baseball, hitting and pitching, have not been able to be in sync at Kauffman Stadium. When they have scored runs the pitchers have given up more, and when the pitchers have given the team a great chance to win the hitters have not produced enough runs. A cliche in this day in age of sports is that when the team is winning it is the players and when they are losing everyone wants to blame the coach. While this is a falacy in many cases it is started to look like it is ocming to fruition in Kansas City. Yes, some of the players are to be blamed with the lack of production but even when the Royals seem to be in a game that they could win, a decision or two have been made that shape the rest of the game towards the negative side of the box score.
While I do believe Royals manager, Ned Yost, is great for a...
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One day after his latest in-game implosion, 2nd year reliever Greg Holland has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with "left rib stress reaction."
At 0-2 with a blown save and a 11.37 ERA and a blown save in seven appearances, I cannot say I am sad to see Holland get some time off, in fact, this entire bullpen can take some time off, for all I'm concerned....
The Kansas City Royals have lost once again, taking the losing streak to 8 games.
Again on Friday, the Royals found themselves with a 2-1 lead going into the 8th inning, until, once again, the bullpen failed to deliver a solid performance.
Greg Holland entered the top of the 8th inning and proceeded to walk two, give up three hits and allow three runs, all earned.
Royals reliever Greg Holland has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a left rib stress reaction.
The right-hander went on the DL on Saturday, a day after he gave up three runs and retired none of the five batters he faced in a loss to Toronto.
Holland was 0-2 with an 11.37 ERA and a blown save in seven relief appearances. After allowing just one earned run in 28 2-3 innings...
Royals owner David Glass believes his young team will be in contention by the All-Star break, despite starting 3-9 and failing to win a home game yet this season.
Glass said he has ''no concern'' that the Royals will turn things around. He spoke Thursday at a public appearance in Kansas City to promote the All-Star Game, which the Royals will host in July.
The Kansas City Royals and Detroit Tigers announced a trade this morning, sending pitcher Zach Miner to the Tigers in exchange for cash considerations.
Miner, who was drafted in 2000 draft in the 4th round by the Atlanta Braves, broke into the Majors in 2006 with the Detroit Tigers and has a MLB record of 25-20 with a 4.24 ERA and a 1.457 WHIP in four season.
With 150 games remaining in the 2012 season, the Kansas City Royals find themselves 6 games behind the division leading Detroit Tigers. Worse yet, the Royals found a way to give away every single game in the series against the
It had come to this in The Saga of Joey Bats: On a chilly April Friday in Kansas City, the visiting Toronto Blue Jays had somehow scratched their way back into a 2-2 tie with the Royals. In the top of the eighth, things got interesting.
There were runners on second and third. No out. Royals reliever Greg Holland, a flame-throwing righty, was starting to labor against the Jays'...
Well, the Kansas City Royals aren’t making it easy to be a fan, are they? With a 3-8 record through Tuesday and losing to the Detroit Tigers 4-3 while I’m writing this Wednesday night, the Royals are digging themselves into the American League Central cellar. Again.
In 2004, the Royals and former manager Tony Pena came up with the slogan, “Together We Can,” after a surprising...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Colby Rasmus hit two home runs to help make Drew Hutchison a winner in his major league debut and the Toronto Blue Jays handed the Kansas City Royals their ninth straight loss, 9-5 Saturday night.
Edwin Encarnacion also homered and drove in three runs for the Blue Jays.
Hutchison (1-0), who had never pitched above Double-A before Saturday, left after 99...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Jose Bautista singled home the go-ahead run in the eighth inning and the Toronto Blue Jays turned their first triple play in 33 years Friday night, beating Kansas City 4-3 to hand the slumping Royals their eighth straight defeat.
Kansas City had runners on first and second in the third inning when Eric Hosmer lined out to first baseman Adam Lind, who stepped...
Jose Bautista singled home the go-ahead run in the eighth inning and the Toronto Blue Jays turned their first triple play in 33 years Friday night, beating Kansas City 4-3 to hand the slumping Royals their eighth straight defeat.
Kansas City had runners on first and second in the third inning when Eric Hosmer lined out to first baseman Adam Lind, who stepped on the bag to double...
Behind a plethora of emerging talent, the Kansas City Royals were expected to take a step forward this season and possibly end a run of eight straight losing seasons.
That may still happen, but they certainly aren't making it easy on themselves.
Still seeking their first home win, the AL-worst Royals hope to end an overall seven-game losing streak overall night when they open...
The Toronto Blue Jays made their first triple play since Sept. 21, 1979.
It happened in the third inning of the Blue Jays game against the Kansas City Royals Friday night.
According to Bob Sutton of the Kansas City Star, the Kansas City Royals have traded right handed pitcher Zach Miner to the Detroit Tigers for cash considerations.
Miner last played in the Majors in 2009 with the Tigers. In four Major League seasons, all of them with the Tigers, he has a 25-20 record with a 4.24 ERA, 0.9 HR/9, 3.7 BB/9 and 5.5 SO/9 in 357.0 innings.
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