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Indians’ Ryan Raburn on atrocious spiked throw: ‘Crazy things can happen’ (video)

After Thursday’s game was said and done, Cleveland Indians outfield Ryan Raburn could only express disappointment over a horrible throwing gaffe he made during the team’s 2-1 extra inning loss to the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium. With the Indians up 1-0 in the 8th inning and starting pitcher Corey Kluber cruising along after […] The post Indians’ Ryan Raburn on...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ventura ready to bounce back against the Tribe

Following one of the worst performances of his career, Yordano Ventura should be eager to face the Cleveland Indians. Ventura looks to continue his mastery of the Indians and help the Kansas City Royals to a fourth straight win Friday night at Kauffman Stadium. Since reeling off 10 consecutive wins last month for a brief stay atop the AL Central, the Royals (51-50) have lost 18 of...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Aoki's 14th-inning hit lifts Royals over Indians

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Nori Aoki singled home Lorenzo Cain in the 14th inning to lift the Kansas City Royals to a 2-1 win over Cleveland after Indians starter Corey Kluber carried a perfect game into the seventh inning on Thursday night. Cain opened the 14th with an infield single and stole second before Aoki delivered the winning hit off John Axford on a full-count pitch with one out...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Royals deal Paredes to Orioles

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Kansas City Royals have traded infielder/outfielder Jimmy Paredes to the Baltimore Orioles in exchange for cash considerations. The 25-year-old Paredes was designated for assignment on July 16, when the Royals acquired right-handed pitcher Jason Frasor. Paredes joined Kansas City on Feb. 17, claimed off waivers from the Orioles. He played in nine games for...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
1 day ago  |  Discuss

You’re Going the Wrong Way (The Royal Way)!

*Editor’s note, this piece was written last night before the game.  So some stats have slightly changed. Well, here we are. The place that no Royals fan ever wants to be, but all are familiar. A place that The Royals management and players promise not to take us to each year, yet where we inevitably end up. A place simply knows as not first. For 28 years, around this time, The...
Via Royals Blue
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals Injury Update: Eric Hosmer, Danny Valencia

The Kansas City Royals moved to within a game of .500 with a 7-1 win over the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday. At 49-50, the Royals are in third place in the American League Central, seven games behind the Detroit Tigers. Mike Moustakas went 3-for-5 with two home runs and three RBI for the Royals, who played without Eric Hosmer for the second straight game with a hand injury. Moustakas...
Via Sports Injury Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Moustakas homers twice as Royals snap skid with 7-1 win over White Sox

Dayton Moore tapped his hand against the back of a bench. Seated next to him, Ned Yost kicked his foot up against a nearby railing. Together they sat inside the visitors’ dugout Tuesday at U.S. Cellular Field and watched the latest edition of the Royals take batting practice. Moore built this roster. Yost guides it. Shortly before Moore flew into Chicago to visit his free-falling...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Billy Butler willing to rework contract to remain with Royals

The 2014 season has not gone the way that Billy Butler had imagined. Owed a $12.5 million club option for 2015 there is no guarantee he will remain with the Kansas City Royals beyond this season. That of course does not mean that the 28-year-old Butler wants out of Kansas City. “If the option doesn’t work, I’d be more than happy to renegotiate in any type of way. I’ve always...
Via Tireball.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals Injury Update: Eric Hosmer scratched with hand injury

Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer has been scratched from Monday night’s game against the Chicago White Sox with a bruised hand, reports Andy McCullough of The Kansas City Star:Eric Hosmer has been scratched due to his hand injury from yesterday. Billy Butler will play first base. Sal Perez is DH. Let's get weird.— Andy McCullough (@McCulloughStar) July 21, 2014...
Via MLB Injury News
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals Rumors: Kansas City considering trade for Rangers' Alex Rios

The Kansas City Royals have been connected to some of the top available starting pitchers this month, but they are also in need of an offensive upgrade in order to jump back into the American League Central race.They are looking to add a bat and have considered Texas Rangers outfielder Alex Rios, according to Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com.#452105716 / gettyimages.comEvan Grant of the...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Attention Royals: The All-Star Break is Over!!!!

Unfortunately for all the fans of the Kansas City Royals, someone played a terrible joke on them and forgot to tell the Royals that the All-Star Break ended on Friday!  Because of this extended vacation, they have officially fallen out of contention and into 3rd in the Central, and 3.5 out of the Wild-Card, all while dropping under .500 for the season at 48-49. But wait.  We were...
Via Royals Blue
4 days ago  |  Discuss

It’s time for the Royals to trade James Shields

On June 17th, the Royals took sole possession of first place in the American League Central, as they stood a half game up on Detroit in the division race. Since that date, the Royals have gone 10-17, while the Tigers have gone 18-10, and Kansas City now finds themselves in third place, seven games behind […]
Via Fangraphs
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Yosted (Stop me If You’ve Heard This Before)

Kansas City was majorly Yosted tonight. Mr. Glass must be going through serious withdrawals what with losing 3/4 to the Tigers, and now again tonight. At one point in this game, the Royals actually had a lead. I promise. There’s proof and everything. Our boys put a run on the board in the first inning after a double by Omar Infante and a long single by Eric Hosmer. Boston then...
Via Royals Blue
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox ball girl accidentally fields fair ball (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.A Boston Red Sox ball girl accidentally fielded a ball that was still in play during Friday night's game against Kansas City. It happened in the top of the fourth inning as Royals batter Eric Hosmer pulled the ball fair down the first base line. The Red Sox ball girl instinctively scooped it up as it curved into foul territory, not realizing...
Via Holdout Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals Acquire P Jason Frasor from Rangers

The Texas Rangers have sent RHP Jason Frasor to the Kansas City Royals. In exchange, they will receive 26-year-old RHP Spencer Patton. #Royals acquire right-handed reliever Jason Frasor from the Rangers for fellow righty Spencer Patton, who was at Omaha. — Kansas City Royals (@Royals) July 16, 2014 Frasor has been having a very solid season—posting a 3.34 ERA in 38 appearances—and...
Via The Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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