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Can’t Take No Moore

  The Royals and their fans wake up with few games remaining in the 2014 season, and are listed by ESPN has having a 98% chance to make the playoffs. They have achieved 85 wins for the second season in a row, and now there are some rumors that General Manager Dayton Moore has shown enough during his tenure as the Kansas City General Manager to be considered a candidate in the...
Via Royals Blue
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Dayton Blows Up Team

  I don’t get it. Dayton Moore, try as he may, just cant seem to please everyone. On Monday, he traded Danny Valencia for an old backup catcher and a project AAA pitcher. I like the trade. Don’t love it…but its so minor, honestly who cares? Many feel that losing Danny Valencia means losing a good right handed hitter, which is true. There are always two sides to a coin however...
Via Royals Blue
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Despite recent swoon, Moore says Royals won't become 'sellers' at trade deadline

CHICAGO -- Royals general manager Dayton Moore is flying to Chicago today, but don't necessarily read much into that: Moore said it was a pre-planned trip not associated with the team's recent swoon. Asked if manager Ned Yost's job was safe, Moore said by phone: "We're all accountable. But he can't play. I can't play. It comes down to performance on the field. "I really thought that...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Moore's reaction to Royals' surge: 'We haven't accomplished anything yet'

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Yes, the Royals have won nine straight. Yes, they have gone into Detroit and pounded the mighty Tigers two straight. And yes, the Royals, when almost everyone in Kansas City counted them out a few weeks ago, now find themselves perched on top of the American League Central division by half a game. But Royals general manager Dayton Moore isn't about to get carried...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals GM Moore hinted to Brett about coaching

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Royals general manager Dayton Moore hinted to George Brett a couple of weeks ago about the Hall of Famer potentially reprising his role as interim hitting coach for the struggling franchise. Moore says Brett told him that he had "a lot going on" this summer. Moore also said in an interview with reporters before Wednesday night's game against St. Louis that he...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals' superior defense was all part of Moore's plan

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- When Royals general manager Dayton Moore arrived in Kansas City in late May 2006, one of the first things that struck him about the Royals was their lack of athleticism. That lack of athleticism didn't align well with playing in spacious Kauffman Stadium. "We knew we couldn't survive defensively with the team that was on the field," Moore said. "It just wasn't...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

And the early season award for Most Valuable Performer for the Kansas City Royals goes to …

  Dayton Moore. Say what now? The scapegoat has become the stallion? After breaking down every player that has performed well in the first month of the season, I realized one communal factor: Dayton Moore. I think it is time to give some credit where it is due. What does the title “General Manager” mean exactly? From various places amongst this great wide internet, I was able...
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April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals Rumors

The Kansas City Royals have been very active this offseason.  It seems the team is ready to contend and general manager Dayton Moore is building around his core players to do just that.  The 2014 season looks very promising. That does not mean the Royals are done building their team.  As the new year has arrived, so have rumors about the Royals’ interest in players that would...
Via i70baseball
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals, Moore agree to two-year contract extension

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- That awkward situation of Royals manager Ned Yost having a longer contract than his boss, general manager Dayton Moore, finally was resolved Friday. The Royals announced that Moore has received a two-year contract extension that will run through the 2016 season. In October, the Royals extended Yost's contract through the 2015 season. Moore, who joined the Royals...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Royals give GM Dayton Moore 2-year extension

The Kansas City Royals have given general manager Dayton Moore a two-year contract extension through the 2016 season after the team had its best record in more than 20 years. Financial terms were not disclosed. Moore joined the Royals in 2006, taking over a franchise that had become a laughingstock. But he rebuilt a depleted farm system, and his work has begun to pay off. Several...
Via AP on Fox
November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

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