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CHRISTIAN COLON RUMORS

Four players will duke it out for Royals' starting second base job

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Christian Colon spent the offseason training with Kansas City Royal teammate Alex Gordon, who is known for his maniacal workouts. Colon said he lost 8 percent of his body fat, turning that into muscle. "He's on another level," Colon said Friday before the team's first full-squad workout. "It was intense." So is the Royals' competition for the second base job, the...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals have 4 candidates for second base job

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) Christian Colon spent the offseason training with Kansas City Royal teammate Alex Gordon, who is known for his maniacal workouts. Colon said he lost 8 percent of his body fat, turning that into muscle. ''He's on another level,'' Colon said Friday before the team's first full-squad workout. ''It was intense.'' So is the Royals' competition for the second...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cuthbert in crowded mix for second-base job

The prevailing offseason assumption was the Royals' second-base job was up for grabs among Whit Merrifield, Christian Colon and Raul Mondesi. But manager Ned Yost isn't about to leave another name out.
Via Royals.com
4 days ago

Royals pitcher Danny Duffy is buying up Yordano Ventura memorabilia

The untimely and tragic death of Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura last week sent shockwaves through the baseball world and beyond. At just 25 years old, the sport had lost yet another one of its budding stars well before his time.Ventura was a beloved member of the Kansas City Royals, adored by fans and teammates. Following the news of his death, fans flocked to the Royals home field...
Via The Comeback
23 days ago  |  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...
Via NESN.com
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

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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