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WATCH: Conforto gives Mets Game 4 lead with massive HR

The New York Mets got on the board first in Game 4 of the World Series thanks to this mammoth solo homer from Michael Conforto in the third inning. The Mets would add another run in the inning thanks to a Curtis Granderson sac fly that featured Alex Rios losing track of how many outs were in the inning *and* the Royals challenging whether or not Wilmer Flores left third base...
Via The Outside Corner
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Rios called out for taking foot off base on popup slide

Alex Rios was called out at second base in the top of the fourth inning of Game 4 of the ALCS Tuesday in Toronto on a controversial replay decision. Rios was attempting to steal second after singling with two outs in the inning for the Kansas City Royals. He made it to the bag safely...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 20, 2015  |  Discuss

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 a talented...
Via Fangraphs
October 15, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kendrys Morales' 3-run home run caps Royals' win

The Kansas City Royals are heading back to the American League Championship Series with an exclamation point, courtesy of Kendrys Morales. The Royals already had a two-run lead in the bottom of the eighth inning of their matchup with the Houston Astros in Game 5 of the teams’ AL Division Series, but Morales provided some insurance with a three-run home run off of Dallas Keuchel...
October 14, 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

Fireworks guy has great reaction to setting them off for wrong team (Video)

In the top of the fifth inning of Tuesday’s game between the Royals and Indians, Alex Rios hit a solo home to give the Royals a 2-0 lead. Afterward, fireworks went off, as is customary when home runs are hit. Unfortunately, the game was being played at Progressive Field in Cleveland, not Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City. As Rios rounded the bases, and fireworks boomed above the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 15, 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. The post Progressive Field employee shoots off fireworks for Royals home run appeared first...
Via The Outside Corner
September 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals dealing with chickenpox outbreak

    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. Both players...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Alex Rios drops fly ball, charged with 3-base error

Your browser does not support iframes.Texas Rangers right fielder Alex Rios was charged with a three-base error after a fly ball bounced out of his glove during the sixth inning of Tuesday night's game against the N.Y. Yankees.Yankees batter Brett Gardner hit a fly ball to right-center field, with Rios was chasing the ball along with center fielder Leonys Martin. It appeared that...
Via Holdout Sports
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

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