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Alex Rios: Likely Royal, unlikely hero

The Kansas City Royals succeeded last season in the face of low expectations — and, among many who appreciate advanced statistics, at least slight derision regarding the way Dayton Moore assembled his team. Contracts to middling pitchers like Jeremy Guthrie and Jason Vargas seemed unlikely to get the Royals from also-ran status. Trading away top prospect Wil Myers, even for...
Via Fangraphs
October 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Indians accidentally shoot fireworks for Royals home run

Amazingly, the one comedic scenario screenwriters failed to think of over the course of two “Major League” movies (THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS MAJOR LEAGUE 3) came to pass in Cleveland on Tuesday night. Outfielder Alex Rios launched a deep home run at Progressive Field, prompting the usual fireworks display for such an event. There’s just one problem: Rios plays for the visiting...
Via Rumors and Rants
September 16, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Indians set off fireworks for wrong team

Alex Rios homered for the Royals against the Indians at Progressive Field on Tuesday night. Following the homer, the poor soul operating the fireworks at Progressive set them off…despite the fact that it was an opposing player that went yard. The 2015 Indians in a nutshell, folks.
Via The Outside Corner
September 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals dealing with chickenpox outbreak

By Steve DelVecchio The Kansas City Royals are currently dealing with the an issue that plagues kindergarten classes across the country on a daily basis. They have the chickenpox. Andy McCullough of The Kansas City Star reports that outfielder Alex Rios and reliever Kelvin Herrera have both been infected with the chickenpox virus and are expected to miss at least two weeks....
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals: Picking up where they left off

Alex Rios and teammates celebrate Monday afternoon during at 12-3 victory at Target Field (kansascity.com). The Kansas City Royals began the postseason last year after their Wild Card matchup with the Oakland Athletics with an 8-0 record and two series sweeps against the Los Angeles Angels and the Baltimore Orioles. Fast forward six months and the Royals are doing it again. The...
Via isportsweb.com
April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

The Royals, Alex Rios, and Hitting Everything in Sight

You might expect the Kansas City Royals to have a big offseason after their fabled run to the World Series that reignited a love of baseball in the entire region of Missouri which doesn’t root for the Cardinals. Maybe they would sign someone to fill the offensive power void and boost run production, or try […]
Via Fangraphs
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Should the Mets claim Alex Rios?

As of sometime yesterday, the Texas Rangers reportedly placed Alex Rios on revocable waivers. On August 4th, the Mets designated Bobby Abreu for assignment, meaning that there is now an open 40 man roster spot. So, should the Mets put in a waiver claim on Rios? First let’s get an idea about what waivers means. After the July 31st trade deadline, until seasons end (meaning after...
Via Mets360.com
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers' Rios unfazed by trade talk

ARLINGTON, Texas - Alex Rios understands that Wednesday night's game with Texas could be his final one in a Rangers' uniform. Rios, who batted third for Texas, said he's enjoyed his time with the club but understands that it's a business and the outfielder is a commodity for a last-place team with the non-waiver trade deadline Thursday afternoon. "You have to understand that part...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Daniel Robertson fractures face in collision with Alex Rios

Texas Rangers outfielder Daniel Robertson suffered a fractured cheekbone on Thursday after he collided with Alex Rios’ knee while trying to make a play on a ball that was falling between right and center field. Robertson went into a dive while Rios went into a slide, and the 28-year-old rookie’s face paid the price. As […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Teammates poke fun at Rios' strikeouts

If Alex Rios was looking for sympathy after his four-strikeout night in Monday's 4-0 Texas win over Houston, his own clubhouse wasn't the place to find it. Rios, who's four whiffs were one shy of his career high, got a reminder from his teammates about his Monday night exploits when he showed up at Minute Maid Park for Tuesday's game. The cut-out of a guitar had a nice inscription...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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