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Colon Optioned, Merrifield Called up for the Royals

On Wednesday it was announced that the Royals have optioned infielder Christian Colon to AAA Omaha and added utility man Whit Merrifield to the roster. Whit required a spot on the 40 man roster as well, so in a corresponding move the Royals Designated Jose Martinez for assignment.  Colon was recently given the opportunity to receive more playing time at second base with...
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May 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Colon, Fuentes help lift Royals 10-0 over Cubs

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Chris Young pitched four scoreless innings and Christian Colon snapped a 0-for-23 skid with his first two hits as the Kansas City Royals topped the Chicago Cubs 10-0 on Wednesday.Young, who pitched out of a bases-loaded one-out jam in the fourth, allowed two hits, walked two and struck out five.Colon, who had not had a hit since his RBI single in the 12th inning...
Via Associated Press
March 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Royals Spring Training Update – Colon, Orlando Look to Impress

The Royals managed their first victory of the young preseason over the weekend, a 6-1 victory over the Angels. They currently sit at 1-4 in Cactus League play and are 1 game above the winless Indians.  Spring Training is typically the time that Royals fans look for all kinds of meaning in about every statistic, but at the end of they day the outcome of March baseball has been...
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March 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Royals' Christian Colon credits Jonny Gomes for poise

Jonny Gomes is a winner. Regardless of his role, the veteran MLB outfielder brings a positive attitude that’s contagion is unstoppable. That was crystal clear Sunday night, when seldom-used utility man Christian Colon stepped to the plate in the top of the 12th inning with the potential World Series-winning run just 90 feet away. Colon delivered with an RBI line drive to left...
November 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Its Time for the Royals to Play Christian Colon

The Royals offense as a whole has gone through the likes of Hosmer, Moustakas, Gordon and Morales, with others such as Escobar providing periodic contribution as well. These are the guys that for the most part have had to play well each night to ensure that some runs will move across the plate. If they all 4 struggle, the team usually follows suit. What it has NOT seen, however...
Via Royals Blue
June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

DT Christian Colon Releases Top 5

Syracuse’s Class of 2016 is only three strong so far but the Orange got a boost over the weekend in their pursuit of DT Christian Colon.  Colon released his “top five” which was actually comprised of six schools.  Syracuse made the cut along with Penn State, Maryland, UCLA, Pitt and UNC. Colon is rated at three-stars and he received his offer from Syracuse last month. The...
Via Orange Fizz
May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Syracuse Makes the Cut for Christian Colon

Defensive tackle prospect and priority Syracuse University target Christian Colon won’t decide on a school until November, but the 3-star talent from North Carolina released his top five this afternoon and, as I think most of us expected, the Orange made the cut. Colon – who is a good friend and former teammate of Robert […]
Via Otto's Grove
May 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Colon Could Bolster Syracuse’s Defensive Line

The Syracuse University football staff brought in several good looking prospects as part of the recruiting class of 2015 to shore up the defensive line, and now the Orange are looking to add even more depth to the middle of the line with defensive tackle Christian Colon. Along with being a terrific talent, Colon could […]
Via Otto's Grove
May 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Royals' Colon does one thing very well: He wins

MINNEAPOLIS -- After infielder Christian Colon was drafted in 2010 by the Royals, the hardest adjustment he had to make in the minor leagues wasn't adapting to better pitching. The challenge was not getting upset at his teammates for playing selfish baseball. "He was such a team-first guy in college at (Cal-State) Fullerton, team captain and all that," Royals assistant general manager...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Meet Christian Colon, a young version (OK, potentially) of Omar Infante

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Christian Colon, the Royals' first-round pick in 2010, might never be the superstar fans would logically expect from a fourth overall pick in a draft. But the Royals are comfortable projecting that Colon, in a full season in the majors, could wind up hitting about .280 with 20-25 doubles, 10-12 homers, 50 or so RBI and perhaps 10-15 timely steals. And they project...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

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