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Royals Cruise as Duffy Impresses Against Tigers

Just hours before the game, long-time general manager, Dave Dombrowski, had been relieved of his duties as GM in Detroit. The Tigers came into this series with Kansas City at 51-54 and 11.5 games back. Dombrowski’s assistant, Al Avila, is the team’s new GM for at least the rest of the season. Avila’s first official game would go down as a loss, as the Tigers failed to get...
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August 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals: The importance of Danny Duffy

Royals and starting pitcher Danny Duffy agree to a 1-year deal ( The Kansas City Royals made the playoffs last year for the first time since the 1985 season and much of that success can be contributed to their strong bullpen as well as the pitching staff in general. Arguably, there is no one more important to the Royal’s rotation than left-handed starter Danny Duffy...
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals: Final push

Starting pitcher Danny Duffy looks to lead the Royals to victory tonight against the Cleveland Indians ( The Kansas City Royals walked away from the weekend series against the Detroit Tigers earning  only one victory which came on the Sunday afternoon contest. After a poor performance on Friday night and a disappointing loss on Saturday, it was fortunate the team...
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals Injury Update: Danny Duffy exits with shoulder soreness

Danny Duffy of the Royals left Saturday’s game against the Yankees due to shoulder soreness, according to Andy McCullough of the Star Ledger. He threw one pitch and was removed. The official diagnosis: Danny Duffy was removed due to left shoulder soreness.— Andy McCullough (@McCulloughStar) September 6, 2014Royals say left shoulder soreness for Danny Duffy, who left the game...
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September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals: Five reasons why Danny Duffy saved the Royals season

26-year-old starting pitcher Danny Duffy, has led the Royals with pride all season long ( The Kansas City Royals enter yet another week at the top of the American League Central, albeit due to a technicality from last night’s game which was suspended against the Cleveland Indians and will resume September 22nd. The Royals entered Sunday tied with the Tigers...
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Duffy getting used to working with limited run support

Danny Duffy watched as Kansas City's offense was shut down in the series opener with Minnesota, something he's also grown accustomed to witnessing during his starts. The left-hander hopes that's not the case Wednesday night against the visiting Twins as he looks to help the Royals avoid a third straight defeat. Duffy (5-10, 2.47 ERA) is the only pitcher in baseball with double-digit...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

The 'PG' version of Danny Duffy is still pretty nasty to opposing hitters

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Royals left-hander Danny Duffy fully admits there was a time when he was a little out of control on the mound. When he got mad, he showed it -- especially vocally. And everyone could hear it. These days, Duffy still gets mad. He just hides it better, thanks to a trick he learned from James Shields. Shields is legendary for barking obscenities into his glove. Now...
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July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Offense, Umpire Dooms Royals as They Drop Game Two, 2-1

I’m going to keep it short and sweet tonight. Poor Danny Duffy. Danny Duffy made another fabulous start tonight, but it was soiled by the offense yet again. Duffy gave us six innings of quality work as he only gave up one earned run. It was an errant throw by Duffy that gave the Tigers their second run. Nine men left on base tonight. Nine. That’s absolutely pathetic. That’s...
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July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Resurgent Royals hit halfway point, send Duffy to mound in opener at Minnesota

The Kansas City Royals cooled off one of the hottest clubs in baseball to bounce back from a slide and record their most victories at the halfway point of the season in 11 years. Now they'll try to get the final 81 games off to a strong start with one of the AL's top pitchers in June taking the mound. Danny Duffy looks to help the Royals win two in a row for the first time in nearly...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

It's 'rebelution' time: Royals' Duffy is too darn blessed to be stressed

ST. LOUIS -- And I might stress Yes I might stress, too blessed to be stressed Yes, I might stress, too blessed to be stressed Yes, I might stress, too blessed to be stressed ... "R-E-B-E-L-U-T-I-O-N," Royals pitcher Danny Duffy explained, smiling, when asked what was on his ear buds earlier Monday night, before he went all Chuck Norris on the St. Louis Cardinals' starting nine....
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

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