Each Sunday evening we will review our favorite and least favorite events of the previous week, and share our perspective on how the team is doing. Please enjoy responsibly.
Cheers! (Best event/news of the week)
Brewers Sign Draft Picks, Including Potentially Historic Orimoloye: No one seems to think that highly of the Brewers farm system. Among those who analyze such things...
TEMPE, AZ – MARCH 08: Kendrys Morales #25 (L) and Alex Rios #15 of the Kansas City Royals look on from the dugout during the game against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Tempe Diablo Stadium on March 8, 2015 in Tempe, Arizona. (Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)
As another stretch of interleague games concluded Thursday night for the Kansas City Royals, manager Ned Yost...
The Royals record on May 13th, 2010 stood at 11-23 and they were mired in a stretch where they had lost 9 out of 11 games. In what had become a standard joke, the Royals were already looking at a season in which "next year" was going to be the phrase of the day.
To stem the growing unrest of fans, General Manager Dayton Moore mercifully fired then head coach Trey Hillman. Hillman...
The Royals got things going early in this one, starting with a leadoff double by Alcides Escobar. He was eventually driven in on a sacrifice fly from Lorenzo Cain. They weren’t done in the 1st yet, however, because after a Hosmer double and Morales single with two outs, KC found themselves ahead 2-0. The Royals tacked on one more in the 2nd on a Moustakas two-out single, and...
The Kansas City Royals ended their road trip on a high note with two wins over the Milwaukee Brewers, and they'll try for similar results when the four-game series moves to Kauffman Stadium.
They also have a chance to move manager Ned Yost into a tie for the most wins in franchise history Wednesday night.
Kansas City (36-25) completed a 5-2 swing by scoring 15 runs in sweeping both...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago
MILWAUKEE (AP) Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost has returned to Milwaukee for a regular season game for the first time since being fired by the Brewers in 2008.
Yost was let go by the Brewers with 12 games left in the 2008 season with the team 16 games above .500.
He called this week's visit to Milwaukee just another series. He said he loved his six years with the Brewers.
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago
Kansas City Royals pitcher Jason Vargas earned the victory in Monday’s tilt against the Minnesota Twins, pitching six strong innings while giving up only five hits and no earned runs in a 3-1 win. But Vargas is probably counting his lucky stars — among other things — after experiencing a frightening close call during the...Read More
The post Jason Vargas drilled in crotch by...
Jason Vargas was hit in the nuts during the fifth inning of Monday’s Royals-Twins game, and the man soldiered on through another 1.1 innings to get the win in the game. As impressed as we are with his ability to shake off such a potentially devastating injury, we were even more impressed with his manager’s...Read More
After completing a four-game sweep of the Baltimore Orioles in the ALCS, the Kansas City Royals are heading back to the World Series for the first time since 1985. Combining awesome relief pitching, timely hitting, speed and great defense, the Royals swept their way through the American League Playoffs to a tune of an 8-0 record. This after Ned Yost’s club was down four runs in...
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Less than a week after Ned Yost ripped Kansas City fans for not showing up to games when their team is in a pennant race, the Royals manager wondered over the weekend if playing in front of such a large crowd was an issue for his players. The Royals lost a couple of crucial games […]