ALEX RIOS NEWS

GMDM and the Unsung Trade

During his tenure with the Royals GMDM has made some big moves that have had some big results.  This season alone bringing in players like Kendrys Morales, Edinson Volquez, and Alex Rios are all making Moore look like a maven.  Then you think back to the Zack Greinke trade that brought us Lorenzo Cain, and Alcides Escobar, or the Wil Meyers trade that brought us Wade Davis...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals' Paulo Orlando smashes triples record

After spending nine seasons in the minor-leagues, Paulo Orlando has become one of the most exciting players in Major League Baseball. Because he can't stop hitting triples.The Royals' rookie outfielder was just happy to finally make it to the big leagues, but he was shoved into the spotlight when outfielder Alex Rios was sidelined with a broken hand.Orlando tripled Monday night against...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  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...
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7 days ago  |  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
7 days ago  |  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...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Royals Begin Right Where They Left Off…

And We’re Off…2015 Royals Begin Right Where They Left Off… With the first seven games under their belts, The Kansas City Royals appear to have not let a little set back like game seven of the 2014 World Series get to them. In fact, it probably has spurred them on to even bigger heights. Standing alone at 7-0, have secured sole possession of first place in The American...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Preview: Twins vs. Royals

Alex Rios hoped to prove his disappointing 2014 season merely was a fluke when he signed with the Kansas City Royals, who with Rios' help have accomplished something no other club has done in 53 years. It'll be some time before he's able to contribute on the field again. The Royals look to remain unbeaten in their first game without Rios as they face the host Minnesota Twins on Wednesday...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Baseball Profcast: Buy/Sell Hot Starts

In Episode 175, Professors Bryan Curley (@BaseballProf) and Dan Marcus (@DanMarcus3) discuss some fantasy baseball news and play a game of buy or sell with some of the year’s hot starts. Topics include: What to do with injured players such as Carlos Carrasco, Alex Rios, and Rusney Castillo Thoughts on Joey Votto’s scorching start What’s going on with Brandon McCarthy How...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy impact of Rios' broken hand

The injury: Alex Rios broke his hand after he was hit by a pitch on Monday night.  Through the first seven games, Rios hit .321 / .345 / .464 with a HR / 4 R / 8 RBI / 2 SB. The timetable: the Royals haven't announced an official timetable, but he's out at least a month. The fantasy baseball impact: FOX Sports baseball reporter Jon Morosi offered up this: Now, Lorenzo Cain slides...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals OF Rios out indefinitely with broken bone in hand

MINNEAPOLIS -- Kansas City right fielder Alex Rios is out indefinitely after suffering a broken bone in his left hand when he was hit by a pitch in Minnesota earlier this week. The team said Tuesday that Rios has a non-displaced fracture of the fifth metacarpal in his left hand. He was hit by J.R. Graham's first pitch in the eighth. He eventually scored but was removed as a precaution...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Volquez takes the hill as Royals seek 8-0 start minus Rios

Alex Rios hoped to prove his disappointing 2014 season merely was a fluke when he signed with the Kansas City Royals, who with Rios' help have accomplished something no other club has done in 53 years. It'll be some time before he's able to contribute on the field again. The Royals look to remain unbeaten in their first game without Rios as they face the host Minnesota Twins on Wednesday...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals outfielder Alex Rios breaks hand, out indefinitely

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Kansas City right fielder Alex Rios is out indefinitely after suffering a broken bone in his left hand when he was hit by a pitch in Minnesota earlier this week. The team said Tuesday that Rios has a non-displaced fracture of the fifth metacarpal in his left hand. He was hit by J.R. Graham's first pitch in the eighth. He eventually scored but was removed as a precaution...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals: Picking up where they left off

Alex Rios and teammates celebrate Monday afternoon during at 12-3 victory at Target Field (kansascity.com). The Kansas City Royals began the postseason last year after their Wild Card matchup with the Oakland Athletics with an 8-0 record and two series sweeps against the Los Angeles Angels and the Baltimore Orioles. Fast forward six months and the Royals are doing it again. The...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

12 HBP for Royals batters this season. How should the Royals respond?

If you are keeping track at home, the Royals do not only lead the league in wins, but also in the number of times they have reached first base as a result of being hit by baseballs.  Here in the early going of the 2015 season the Royals have stepped up to the plate 291 times and out of those 291 plate appearances Royals batters have been hit by twelve different baseballs. ...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Rios diagnosed with fractured hand

The news for Kansas City Royals outfielder Alex Rios was not good. Rios has been diagnosed with a fractured left hand. Rios, 34, was hit by a pitch on Monday and suffered a non-displaced fracture of his fifth metacarpal. Currently there is no timetable for his return. With Rios out Jarrod Dyson stands to pick up a good share of at-bats against right-handers. Paulo Orlando stands...
Via Tireball.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Rios fractures hand, no timetable for return

According to Andy McCullough of the Kansas City Star, Alex Rios of the Royals suffered a fracture in his left hand. There isn’t a timetable for his return. He was hit by a pitch in yesterday’s game. You can watch that here. Alex Rios suffered a fracture in his left hand. He will be placed on the disabled list. No timetable yet for his return. — Andy McCullough (@McCulloughStar...
Via Baseball Essential
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Rios Has Broken Hand-Headed for DL

  After being hit by a pitch in Mondays contest with the Twins, Alex Rios underwent testing that revealed he had actually broken his hand. This was after the Royals released word that they felt it was only a contusion. There has been no timetable yet placed on his return, but it will not be soon. The Royals currently carry two backup outfielders on the bench in Paulo Orlando...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Crazy 8th Pushes Kansas City to 7-0 as they Down the Twins, 12-3

7-0? Yeah, 7-0.   After embarrassing the Angels in a three-game series, they traveled up north to Minnesota to face a Twins team that has only one win on the season. There aren’t very many words to describe the Twins’ performance today, but they  were about four elephants short of a three-ring circus.   Like the last few games, the opposition scored a leadoff...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals Sweep Halos, Take Game Three 9-2

Last year, it took Kansas City twenty games to hit eight home runs. This season, it took only six games. The Royals even added one more long-ball today as tensions flared when the Royals handled the Angels with relative ease to sweep them in three games. Sounds familiar, right?   After notching a series win yesterday with their number five starter, Jeremy Guthrie, the Royals...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals know 'they can do it' -- and will try to do it again

Kansas City had little trouble handling the Chicago White Sox to open the follow-up to its AL pennant-winning season. The Royals have usually fared well against Jose Quintana, and they'll look to keep the White Sox left-hander winless against them Wednesday night at Kauffman Stadium. Alex Rios hit a three-homer in his Kansas City debut and Yordano Ventura pitched into the seventh...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Should You Buy Alex Rios?

If you’re drafting this weekend, get the tools your leaguemates don’t have: our Custom Rankings Generator and All-in-One Draft Buddy, two great tools with the BaseballProf 100% Money Back Guarantee! Rios is having a great spring and isn’t done yet (Photo: Charlie Riedel, AP) New year, new team. Alex Rios is off to a hot start in 2015 spring training as he seems to be putting...
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March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Hosmer, Moustakas, Rios lead Royals past Giants

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Eric Hosmer, Mike Moustakas and Alex Rios each had two hits as the Kansas City Royals defeated a San Francisco Giants split squad 4-2 Sunday. Hosmer, who hiked his batting average to .353, doubled in the fourth and scored on Rios' single. Rios also doubled in the sixth and scored on Salvador Perez's single. Moustakas had an RBI double in the sixth. "We swung the...
Via AP on Fox
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Baseball Profcast: Don’t Count Out Rios

Give the Baseball Professor Profcast a review on iTunes to receive your 25% Discount Coupon for our 2015 Draft Pack! Just follow the steps below: Step 1: Review the Profcast on iTunes (we like the number 5).Step 2. Email your iTunes username to contact@baseballprof.com.Step 3. Wait for us to respond (usually instantly) with your discount coupon.Step 4. Enjoy the Draft Pack and...
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March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Royals Spring Training Notes

  With spring training underway, here are a few notable stats from the first 6 games: Brett Eibner leads the undefeated Royals in hitting with 4 hits in 7 at bats. He has 2 home runs and a 2.196 OPS along with a .571 batting average. Alex Rios and Eric Hosmer lead the pack of the projected starters, Rios has 6 hits in 12 at bats with 3 home runs already this spring in...
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March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Duffy sharp in return to mound as Royals hold off Reds 3-2

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- The Kansas City Royals signed Alex Rios in the offseason hoping he would provide some power. They probably didn't think he'd deliver so soon. Rios hit his third home run of the spring on Saturday, Danny Duffy was sharp in his return to the mound and the Kansas City Royals held off the Cincinnati Reds 3-2. Rios connected with a 0-1 pitch from reliever J.J. Hoover...
Via AP on Fox
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss
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