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DANNY DUFFY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Duffy, Royals look to complete the season sweep of Rockies

If the Kansas City Royals are to continue their surge, they likely must find a way to end Jorge De La Rosa's current success at Coors Field. Looking for a fourth consecutive victory, the AL Central-leading Royals try to prevent the Colorado Rockies' left-hander from winning his sixth straight home start Wednesday night. Omar Infante had four hits with four RBIs and James...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Daily SP Rankings: Wednesday, Aug 20

Wow, Wednesday has a lot of bad pitching options. Recalling that 100 is league average, only 11 of the day’s 30 pitchers rate average or better, and only seven of 30 rate at least 5% better! I love Danny Duffy this season, but he’s a fly ball pitcher going at the Rockies. Pass. Nick Martinez has over a 70% chance at the loss! I still think he makes for a decent “There’s...
Via Baseball Professor
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals Escape Ninth, Beat Twins 6-5

The Kansas City Royals now have a 1.5 game lead over the Detroit Tigers for the American League Central, and if the season ended today, which it doesn’t, Detroit wouldn’t even be in the playoffs. In the first inning, Danny Duffy looked to be as sharp as a tack. In the third, it would appear just the opposite. After back-to-back singles, the defense fell to pieces. On a sacrifice...
Via Royals Blue
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Duffy finally gets some run support, Royals rout Diamondbacks 12-2

PHOENIX -- The Kansas Royals had given Danny Duffy almost no run support over his previous four starts and little all season, so they were anxious give him something, anything against the Arizona Diamondbacks. Ten runs on three swings did the trick nicely. Billy Butler had a three-run homer among his four hits, Nori Aoki hit a grand slam and the Royals gave Duffy some rare run support...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Surging Royals will try to get some runs for Duffy vs. D-backs

With their injured star done for the season, the Arizona Diamondbacks face an even tougher task against a surging Kansas City Royals club that's pitching well of late. The Diamondbacks continue on minus first baseman Paul Goldschmidt on Tuesday night against the visiting Royals. Arizona manager Kirk Gibson announced Sunday that Goldschmidt would miss the rest of the season after...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals Edge Twins, Win 3-2

It was looking like another game that would require Danny Duffy to throw a shut out just to even qualify for a win. Danny Duffy made one mistake pitch four innings of Wednesday’s matchup against the Twins. Duffy left a fastball up to Josh Willingham, and he hit it a very long way. Duffy settled down until the fifth inning when he put two on with one out. Ned Yost decided to pull...
Via Royals Blue
20 days ago  |  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...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
23 days ago  |  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...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
24 days ago  |  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...
Via Royals Blue
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Danny Duffy needs to Move to Rotation

by John Viril— Danny Duffy lit up radar guns in an impressive two-inning relief stint against the Astros Wednesday night, helping Kansas City take a 6-4 victory in 11 innings. Duffy pitched in the bottom of the 9th and 10th innings and struck out four. Forget about the 3 hits and one walk. His stuff was nasty. He regularly hit 98 on the gun with his fastball, and his curve made...
Via The Viril View: On the KC Royals
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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