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Kansas City Royals trade rumors: are they done?

With the biggest trade of this year’s trade deadline under their belt, a case can be made that the Kansas City Royals are done making moves. The long sought after ace that the Royals were looking to acquire is now here in the form of Johnny Cueto. With the rotation mostly sorted out, is this the team that Dayton Moore will depend on to make it over the hump and bring a championship...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals Strike Early in Sunday’s Confidence-Building Victory

Kansas City Royals’ Paulo Orlando (16) Lorenzo Cain (6) and Alex Rios (15) celebrate their 5-1 win over the Houston Astros at the end of a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, July 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley) Looking to capture their fifth series win of July, the Kansas City Royals defeated the Houston Astros by a score of 5-1 on Sunday and...
Via The Sports Journal
4 days ago  |  Discuss

AL-leading Royals open second half with win over White Sox

  Alex Rios and Mike Moustakas homered, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 4-2 on Friday in Game 1 of a day-night doubleheader. On a scorching afternoon when the ball was carrying, the AL Central leaders took out a team showing some spark after struggling most of the way. Moustakas hit a solo homer in the fifth to give the Royals a 2-1 lead, and Rios capped a...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Rios, Moustakas homer as Royals beat White Sox 4-2

CHICAGO (AP) The Kansas City Royals were doing just fine without getting much from Alex Rios. They will gladly take any extra lift he can give their lineup. Rios and Mike Moustakas homered, and the Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 4-2 Friday in Game 1 of a day-night doubleheader. On a scorching afternoon when the ball was carrying, the AL Central leaders returned from the All-Star...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Rios, Moustakas power Royals past White Sox 4-2

CHICAGO -- Alex Rios and Mike Moustakas homered, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 4-2 Friday in Game 1 of a day-night doubleheader. On a scorching afternoon when the ball was carrying, the AL Central leaders took out a team showing some spark after struggling most of the way. Moustakas hit a solo homer in the fifth to give the Royals a 2-1 lead, and Rios capped...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Rios, Moustakas power Royals past White Sox 4-2

CHICAGO -- Alex Rios and Mike Moustakas homered, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 4-2 Friday in Game 1 of a day-night doubleheader. On a scorching afternoon when the ball was carrying, the AL Central leaders took out a team showing some spark after struggling most of the way. Moustakas hit a solo homer in the fifth to give the Royals a 2-1 lead, and Rios capped...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Where are they now? A look back at the 2005 Royals

As we honor the 30 year anniversary of the World Champion 1985 Kansas City Royals We take a look back at the worst team in franchise history.   Buddy Bell once quipped “Don’t say things can’t get worse”.  Coming off a season where many experts and pundits picked the Royals to win the AL Central and for the Royals to completely lay an egg after finishing 58-104...
Via Royals Blue
18 days ago  |  Discuss

What We Know About Gordons Injury and the Royals Solution

In Wednesday nights win over the Rays, Royals fans were forced to watch on in horror as the heart and soul of the franchise lay motionless on the left field warning track. Alex Gordon had crumpled in obvious pain while pulling up before crashing into the wall like we had all seen him do 100 times before. Superman was down. Early reports are that it is a groin strain, though...
Via Royals Blue
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Rios and the Royals’ Right Field Dilemma

When they Royals signed Alex Rios to a one-year deal for $11 million, including a buyout on a mutual option for 2016, they were gambling on the 34-year old being healthy following an injury-riddled 2014 season that led to him hitting just 4 home runs. It may not have been a spectacular move, but it […]
Via Pine Tar Press
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals trade rumors: Alex Rios edition

Offseason acquisition Alex Rios has not been as productive as the club would like to this point in the season (sportingnews.com). The Kansas City Royals have continued their hot start this season sweeping the Milwaukee Brewers in a four game split home/away series this past week, and although they fell to the Boston Red Sox last evening, they still hold a 2.5 game lead in the American...
Via isportsweb.com
June 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals’ Manager Ned Yost Proposes Rule Change in Disadvantaged Interleague Play

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...
Via The Sports Journal
June 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Eight Royals in the All-Star starting lineup? If fans are going to vote, this is okay

View image | gettyimages.com Major League Baseball released the latest All-Star ballot voting yesterday, creating an outrage among many in the media and fans. Eight - yes eight - Kansas City Royals are in the lead at their positions. All but Alex Rios (pictured right) of the Royals starting lineup...
Via Philliedelphia
June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals: The importance of Alex Rios

Alex Rios gives the Royals the best chance for success in right field this season. (royalsreview.com). The Kansas City Royals have gotten off to a strong start in the first half of the 2015 season and currently have seven All-Star Game starters to back up their performance. Although the team has gotten contributions from numerous different players throughout the season to this...
Via isportsweb.com
June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals Dominating MLB All-Star Game Voting

The Kansas City Royals are one game behind the Minnesota Twins in the American League Central, but that hasn’t stopped the reigning AL champs from dominating the All-Star Game ballot box. Per an MLB release, seven—yes, seven—Royals are currently in position to start the 2015 All-Star Game, while second baseman Omar Infante and outfielder Alex Rios are just one spot out at...
Via Sportsnaut
June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Stop Complaining About The Royals Dominating All-Star Game Voting

Today, Major League Baseball released the latest voting totals for the July 14 MLB All-Star Game.  Of the nine positions involved in the American League fan balloting, the Kansas City Royals have the top vote-getter at seven positions.  Right fielder Alex Rios, who is just returning from an injury that kept him out for almost [&hellip The post Stop Complaining About The Royals...
Via No Coast Bias
June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Royals Continue To Dominate All-Star Fan Vote

MLB.com released the most recent update of the All-star game standings in regards to the fan vote. The Kansas City Royals continue to set the pace with 3 players leading the entire AL in voting (Cain, Perez and Moustakas). Royals fans seem intent on widening the margin for many of their own favorites in Royals Blue and have continued to vote early and often, even finding a...
Via Royals Blue
June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Royals have chance to even all-time series with Cubs

The Kansas City Royals' lineup hasn't been performing consistently lately, but had one of its better efforts in the series opener against the Chicago Cubs. They might have an opportunity to build on their showing with Alex Rios expected to return from injury Sunday at Wrigley Field. Rios came off the disabled list Saturday but had his return to the field delayed when that night's...
Via Fox Sports
May 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Royals hoping to build off momentum from Friday's late-game rally

The Kansas City Royals' lineup hasn't been performing consistently lately but had one of its better efforts in the series opener against the Chicago Cubs. They might have an opportunity to build on their showing with Alex Rios expected to return from injury Saturday night at Wrigley Field. Kansas City (29-18) is batting .246 and averaging 3.5 runs in its last 11 games, a significant...
Via Fox Sports
May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Alex Rios Set To Return To Royals Lineup

CLEVELAND, OH – AUGUST 3: Alex Rios #51 of the Texas Rangers singles to drive in a run in the first inning of the game against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field on August 3, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images) The Kansas City Royals have been plagued with injuries early into the 2015 season. The list includes four pitchers, a catcher, and an outfielder...
Via The Sports Journal
May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Outfielder Alex Rios set to return to Royals' lineup

CHICAGO (AP) Alex Rios is expected to return to the Kansas City Royals' lineup for Saturday's game against the Chicago Cubs following 1 1/2 months on the disabled list with a broken left hand. Rios has been sidelined since April 13, when he was he by a pitch from Minnesota's J.R. Graham. He joined the Royals on Friday after a four-game injury rehabilitation assignment with Triple...
Via AP on Fox
May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Royals outfielder Alex Rios takes next step in rehab, begins hitting off tee

Royals outfielder Alex Rios has taken the next step in his rehab process, as he recovers from a broken hand. Rios started swinging off a tee on Tuesday according to the Kansas City Star: "For the past two days, Rios has been taking swings off a tee to test the broken bone in his left hand. Rios has been swinging a fungo bat, which is lighter and places less stress on his hand. Each...
Via Fox Sports
May 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals Alex Rios injury Ned Yost

Alex Rios is still at least two weeks away from returning as he recovers from a broken bone in his left hand. The Royals outfielder was given the timetable on Monday after an X-ray showed that his fractured left hand is continuing to heal. Manager Ned Yost said Rios is expected to begin strengthening exercises to test his hand later this week, according to the Kansas City Star: ...
Via Fox Sports
May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Royals Place Holland on DL, But Is it as Significant of a Loss as We Think?

Earlier in the week, Kansas City announced that Alex Rios would be placed on the disabled list for 3-6 weeks with a fractured metacarpal (finger). Just hours ago, the club also announced another devastating blow to their bullpen. Greg Holland is expected to miss 4-6 weeks with a pectoral strain. Two significant losses in just five days. Paulo Orlando and Jarrod Dyson, though are...
Via Royals Blue
April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

The Injury Bug Strikes: Kennedy, Rios, Gomes

We’re two weeks into the fantasy baseball season, which means second week matchups are winding down and all of a sudden your team is sitting in last place. This clearly isn’t what you had in mind to start your season after all of your time and effort spent researching and prepping for the season. Perhaps you’ve lost three of your best starting pitchers to injury already, plus...
Via Baseball Professor
April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Royals Call up Speedster Gore

Next Man Up.   The sign of a good (and well constructed) team is the ability to make personnel adjustments as injuries and performance necessitates.  With the injury to starting Right Fielder Alex Rios, the Royals are faced with their first real quandary of the season; how will they replace (even for a few weeks) a player that they banked $11 million on being a stable...
Via Royals Blue
April 15, 2015  |  Discuss
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