Royals' Mondesi first to make MLB debut in World Series

In Game 3 of the World Series, Kansas City Royals infielder Raul Mondesi pinch-hit for pitcher Danny Duffy in the fifth inning.While that looks pretty unassuming in the box score, the 20-year-old Mondesi was making his MLB debut -- in the World Series.Not surprisingly, he became the first player to accomplish the feat:Mondesi, of course, is the son of the 13-year major-league veteran...
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October 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Mondesi becomes first player to make big-league debut in World Series

NEW YORK -- The Royals' Raul Mondesi became the first player to make his major league debut in the World Series.The 20-year-old, added to Kansas City's roster on Tuesday, pinch hit in the fifth inning Friday night with the Royals trailing the New York Mets 5-3. He struck out on four pitches.Mondesi hit .243 with six homers and 33 RBIs this year at Double A Northwest Arkansas.His...
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October 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Ben Zobrist could leave Royals to be with pregnant wife

Kansas City Royals second baseman Ben Zobrist might leave the team for a portion of the 2015 World Series to be with his pregnant wife, who is due to deliver soon. The Royals have a commanding two-game lead over the New York Mets in the World Series. All facets of the game are clicking at the right time as they head on the road against the Mets in Game 3 Friday night. A key reason...
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October 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Royals' Mondesi could make big-league debut in World Series

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Raul Mondesi played 13 seasons in the big leagues. He suited up for 1,325 games and stepped to the plate 6,639 times, patrolling the outfield for seven different clubs.He never once appeared on a World Series roster.His 20-year-old kid can already hold that over him.Raul Mondesi Jr. was added to the Kansas City Royals' 25-man roster before Game 1 of the World...
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October 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Raul Mondesi Jr. could make MLB debut in the World Series

by Vincent Frank There are some tremendous storylines heading into the World Series between the New York Mets and Kansas City Royals. Kansas City, existing in a small market, will look to win its first title since 1985 in its second consecutive venture to the World Series. Meanwhile, New York's 'other team' will look for its first title since the infamous Bill Buckner series in...
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October 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Royals Announce Roster – Mondesi Makes the Cut

The Royals released the 25 man roster for the World Series today. It is the same as in the previous series' except for one notable difference, Raul Mondesi Jr will take the roster spot previously held by speedster Terrance Gore. Gore was initially placed on the roster for one reason and one reason only. Speed. He was capable of changing a game in late innings with his legs if...
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October 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Raul Mondesi Jr. Set to Make Big League Debut in World Series

Raul Mondesi never played in a World Series game. His son, Raul Jr., might just get his chance this week. But here’s the interesting part…Junior has yet to play in the Majors. Matter of fact, the 20-year-old infielder has yet to advance higher than Double-A.  Tuesday, the Kansas City Royals announced that Mondesi Jr. would replace Terrance Gore, who, incidentally, did not register...
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October 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Royals' Mondesi could be first MLBer to debut in World Series

Raul Mondesi Jr. has never appeared in a major-league game. In fact, he has not yet played above Double-A. But the Royals are strongly considering adding him to their World Series roster, major-league sources say.Mondesi, a switch-hitting middle infielder who turned 20 on July 27, presumably would replace outfielder Terrance Gore, who did not bat in either of the first two rounds...
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October 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Mondesi, Cuthbert Chosen to Represent Royals in Futures Game

It was announced today that Royals prospects Raul Mondesi and Cheslor Cuthbert have been chosen to represent the Royals in the Futures Game during the All-Star break on July 12th. Mondesi has been a hot prospect in the Royals minor league system since 2012 when he began playing for the organization at the very young age of 16. At only 19 years of age, he is currently hitting...
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June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Analyzing the Kansas City Royals top five prospects

As the 2015 MLB regular season inches ever closer, one can’t help but wonder what kind of young prospects are slowly but surely making their ways through the ranks within organizations. The Kansas City Royals are right in the mix of bringing up hopeful stars to their ball club, as they have five different players ranking in the top 100 prospects according to Shortstop...
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

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