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DANNY DUFFY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Hosmer talking extension, but prepared for breakup of Royals' core

SURPRISE, Az. -- He wants to stay. All of the Royals' potential free agents want to stay. But as first baseman Eric Hosmer puts it, "I realize what hand Dayton was dealt."Which isn't to say that "Dayton" -- Royals general manager Dayton Moore -- is conceding that he will lose Hosmer, the most coveted of the four Royals players entering their walk years.Hosmer said Sunday that he...
Via FOX Sports
3 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
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Re-signing Danny Duffy Just the First Step?

Following consecutive World Series appearances (and one championship), not much went right for the Kansas City Royals in 2016. More appropriately, nearly everything went wrong. The Royals finished 81-81, well out of contention. Their offense ranked 23rd in runs scored, and, just 17th in ERA (4.21). Within the AL, they ranked 13th in OBP (.312). Only the Rays and Athletics struggled...
Via The Sports Post
January 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Royals Keep Danny Duffy, Could-Be Ace

It’s no secret the Royals have been facing a challenging offseason. They came in with so many critical players entering their contract years, and they’re also a lower-budget operation with a mediocre farm system. A month and a half ago, I wrote an article entitled “The Royals’ Last Ride.” Some sort of transition appeared inevitable. The Royals would need to work incredibly...
Via Fangraphs
January 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Royals lock up Duffy with five-year, $65M contract

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The Royals and Danny Duffy have agreed to a five-year, $65 million contract that will keep the popular left-hander in Kansas City.Duffy will make $5 million this year, $14 million in 2018, $15.25 million each in 2019 and 2020 and $15.5 million in 2021.Duffy was eligible for arbitration this offseason and would have been eligible for free agency after the...
Via Associated Press
January 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Royals ink Danny Duffy to five-year contract extension

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Royals and Danny Duffy have agreed to a $65 million, five-year contract that will keep the popular left-hander in Kansas City.Duffy will make $5 million this year, $14 million in 2018, $15.25 million each in 2019 and 2020 and $15.5 million in 2021.Duffy was eligible for arbitration this offseason and would have been eligible for free agency after the World...
Via Associated Press
January 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Royals, Duffy agree to $65M, 5-year contract

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Royals and Danny Duffy have agreed to a $65 million, five-year contract that will keep the popular left-hander in Kansas City. Duffy will make $5 million this year, $14 million in 2018, $15.25 million each in 2019 and 2020 and $15.5 million in 2021. Duffy was eligible for arbitration this offseason and would have been eligible for free agency after the...
Via Associated Press
January 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals trade rumors: Danny Duffy edition

The Kansas City Royals missed the playoffs this past season for the first time since 2013. The overall core of the roster has remained intact over the past three seasons and will continue to heading into 2017. Major League Baseball recently concluded its annual Winter Meetings and out of it circulated rumors that the Royals may be potentially interested in dealing their left-handed...
Via isportsweb.com
December 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Danny Duffy on Pitching (and Not Overthinking)

Danny Duffy has had his ups and downs since being drafted by Kansas City in 2007. Many of the former have come in the past 12 months. The 27-year-old southpaw made three relief appearances for the Royals in last year’s World Series and has a ring to show for his efforts. This season, he has emerged as a dominant starter. Duffy is 11-2 with a 3.13 ERA, and his game log includes...
Via Fangraphs
September 07, 2016  |  Discuss

DPD: Sanchez, Duffy, & a Stellar Saturday Slate

This has potential to be one of the finest pitching slates of the dog days of summer, as we’ve got a fantastic duel, numerous aces in isolation and even a secondary matchup that’s going to be fun. Check ’em out! Aaron Sanchez (TOR) versus Danny Duffy (KCR) 7:15 p.m. ET Just a few months ago it’d probably have seemed preposterous we’d be profiling this game, but these...
Via The Sports Post
August 06, 2016  |  Discuss
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