For several years now the Royals have had one of the better farm systems in Major League Baseball. Most teams should be so lucky. The Royals however haven’t been able to translate this advantage into success on the field and there would seem to be one very good reason for this.
You can’t win the World Series with the AAA Storm Chasers. It takes time to scout and develop...
It’s week two of the I70 Baseball Royals Power Rankings, and to say this week didn’t go well would be an understatement. The Royals defense was atrocious and their hitting and pitching weren’t too far behind. Let’s take a look at the power rankings through May 12.
#5 Ervin Santana- (Previously: #2) Santana saw his ERA “balloon” to 2.79 with a couple of mediocre starts...
(AP) -- Coming off a successful road trip, the Baltimore Orioles are hoping to carry their momentum over at home.
The Orioles aim for a third straight win as they open a three-game set against the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night.
Averaging 5.0 runs to rank near the top of the majors, Baltimore (19-13) scored an 5.3 per game and hit 14 home runs during its recently completed...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. Right-hander Ervin Santana is exactly the pitcher the Royals envisioned they were getting when general manager Dayton Moore traded for him last fall.
And at some point this summer, Moore and the Royals will have to decide if he is a pitcher they envision in a Royals uniform beyond 2013.
Santana is in the final year of the contract he originally signed with the...
(AP) -- After their comeback win put them back atop the AL Central, the Kansas City Royals have to be feeling good about staying there behind right-hander Ervin Santana.
The Royals send their hottest pitcher to the hill Thursday when they try for a three-game sweep and eighth win in nine home meetings against the road-weary Tampa Bay Rays.
Kansas City (15-10) fell into a 5-0 hole...
Table of Contents
Here’s the table of contents for today’s edition of the Daily Notes.
1. Featured Game: Tampa Bay at Kansas City, 14:10 ET
2. Other Notable Games (Including MLB.TV Free Game)
3. Today’s Complete Schedule
Featured Game: Tampa Bay at Kansas City, 14:10 ET
Firstly, Concerning the Title of This Post
With regard to the title of this post, it’s fair to say that...
(AP) -- Kansas City Royals newcomer Ervin Santana has overcome slow starts in each of his last three outings.
Santana's former teammate, Scott Kazmir, hopes he'll be able to bounce back from a rough season-opening performance for the Cleveland Indians.
He'll get that chance Saturday night against the AL Central-leading Royals, who open a season high-tying 10-game homestand...
Ervin Santana pitched seven strong innings and the Kansas City Royals ended Boston's seven-game winning streak with a 4-2 win over the Red Sox in the opener of a day-night doubleheader on Sunday.
The nightcap was scheduled after Friday night's game was postponed because of the manhunt for a suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings.
Santana (2-1) allowed two runs on six hits...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago
by John Viril—
We know Kansas City’s Ervin Santana dominated the Twins on Monday. Seven strikeouts, 1 earned run and 1 walk in 8.0 IP is an outstanding day in any pitcher’s book. What was even more encouraging was his pitch f/x data.
As regular readers of my blog know, many pundits questioned Santana’s arm health over the winter. They pointed to 2 mph of lost velocity during...
by John Viril—Off-season acquisition Ervin Santana took the mound today in his first start for the Royals. He struggled through six innings in Wednesday’s 5-2 loss to the White Sox in Chicago, displaying all of the red flags that skeptics used to criticize the trade that brought him to Kansas City.
Santana’s fastball fluctuated between 92 and 90 mph—showing that he had not...