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I have a couple pretty distinct, not so fun memories of when I had chicken pox as a kid, and I can’t even begin to imagine what it’s like to have them as an adult, so I’m sending my best wishes to Kelvin Herrera and Alex Rios. I wanted Rios out of the lineup, but […]
Via Pine Tar Press
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Royals believe chickenpox cases limited to two players

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The AL Central-leading Royals are confident no other players will come down with chickenpox after reliever Kelvin Herrera and left fielder Alex Rios were diagnosed last weekend. Royals manager Ned Yost said Thursday that Herrera and Rios were both recovering quickly, and they could come to the ballpark early Friday for a workout. They would be sure to leave before...
Via AP on Fox
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Royals think no other players will get chickenpox

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The AL Central-leading Royals are confident no other players will come down with chickenpox after reliever Kelvin Herrera and left-fielder Alex Rios were diagnosed last weekend. Royals manager Ned Yost said Thursday that Herrera and Rios were both recovering quickly, and they could come to the ballpark early Friday for a workout. They would be sure to leave before...
Via AP on Fox
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Royals think no other players will get chickenpox

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The AL Central-leading Royals are confident no other players will come down with chickenpox after reliever Kelvin Herrera and left-fielder Alex Rios were diagnosed last weekend. Royals manager Ned Yost said Thursday that Herrera and Rios were both recovering quickly, and they could come to the ballpark early Friday for a workout. They would be sure to leave before...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Royals believe chickenpox cases limited to 2 players

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The AL Central-leading Royals are confident no other players will come down with chickenpox after reliever Kelvin Herrera and left-fielder Alex Rios were diagnosed last weekend. Royals manager Ned Yost said Thursday that Herrera and Rios were both recovering quickly, and they could come to the ballpark early Friday for a workout. They would be sure to leave...
Via AP on Fox
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Royals are facing a chickenpox epidemic nearing post-season

Owning the second-best record in the majors as of Wednesday afternoon – and claiming territory with one of sports’ most dynamic fan bases – two players on the Kansas City Royals have fallen ill to a common medical condition in children, chickenpox. Relief pitcher Kelvin Herrera and outfielder Alex Rios broke out in their respective infections and are required to abstain from...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cueto Bested – Royals Lose 6-5

  Tuesday was one of the most eventful days for the Royals in recent memory. Alex Gordon returns. September call ups. Franchise Four. Jonny Gomes is acquired. And, craziest of all, news broke mid-afternoon that Alex Rios and Kelvin Herrera had the chicken pox. Amid all of this, there was a baseball game and the Royals seemed to forget that for a while. The game had all the makings...
Via Royals Blue
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals relive childhood nightmare with chickenpox scare

The Kansas City Royals are arguably one of the hottest teams in the MLB right now, boasting a record of 80-50 and leading the AL central by 13 games above the Minnesota Twins. But this doesn’t mean the team isn’t prone to injuries like the rest of the MLB. It seems the Royals are in a little bit of health crisis. Royals skipper Ned Yost, as well as some of the other Royal team...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals’ Kelvin Herrera, Alex Rios Out With Chickenpox; Others Infected?

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City Royals All-Star pitcher Kelvin Herrera and right fielder Alex Rios have been diagnosed with chickenpox, raising concerns that others on the American League Central-leading team may have been exposed. Team officials said Tuesday that Herrera and Rios likely will miss a couple of weeks as the season wraps up. Both players were sent home from Tampa Bay...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals' Herrera, Rios expected to miss two weeks with chickenpox

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kansas City Royals All-Star pitcher Kelvin Herrera and right fielder Alex Rios have been diagnosed with chickenpox, raising concerns that others on the AL Central-leading team may have been exposed. Team officials said Tuesday that Herrera and Rios will likely miss a couple of weeks as the season wraps up. Both players were sent home from Tampa Bay after experiencing...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals' Herrera, Rios expected to miss two weeks with chickenpox

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kansas City Royals All-Star pitcher Kelvin Herrera and right fielder Alex Rios have been diagnosed with chickenpox, raising concerns that others on the AL Central-leading team may have been exposed. Team officials said Tuesday that Herrera and Rios will likely miss a couple of weeks as the season wraps up. Both players were sent home from Tampa Bay after experiencing...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals hit by chickenpox

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Kansas City Royals All-Star pitcher Kelvin Herrera and right fielder Alex Rios have been diagnosed with chickenpox, raising concerns that others on the AL Central-leading team may have been exposed. Team officials said Tuesday that Herrera and Rios will likely miss a couple of weeks as the season wraps up. Both players were sent home from Tampa Bay after experiencing...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Two Royals players sidelined due to chickenpox outbreak

As we enter the last month of the regular season, many teams are worn down from injuries which happen throughout the grind of a long schedule. These traumas often have a big impacts on playoff bound teams whether its quad strains, shoulder soreness, or other common injuries. The Kansas City Royals are going to be without outfielder Alex Rios and reliever Kelvin Herrera for something...
Via Bloguin Best
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Two Royals players sidelined due to chickenpox outbreak

As we enter the last month of the regular season, many teams are worn down from injuries which happen throughout the grind of a long schedule. These traumas often have a big impacts on playoff bound teams whether its quad strains, shoulder soreness, or other common injuries. The Kansas City Royals are going to be without outfielder Alex Rios and reliever Kelvin Herrera for something...
Via The Outside Corner
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals reportedly dealing with chickenpox outbreak

Here's a problem the Kansas City Royals didn't expect to have in September: a chickenpox outbreak. All-Star setup man Kelvin Herrera and right fielder Alex Rios both are infected, The Kansas City Star reports. Players affected —€“ and right now the team believes there are only those two — could miss up to two weeks. According to the report, Rios was sent home Sunday and Herrera...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals dealing with chickenpox outbreak

    The Kansas City Royals are currently dealing with the an issue that plagues kindergarten classes across the country on a daily basis. They have the chickenpox. Andy McCullough of The Kansas City Star reports that outfielder Alex Rios and reliever Kelvin Herrera have both been infected with the chickenpox virus and are expected to miss at least two weeks. Both players...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Finding a Home for Zobrist will be easy for the Royals

  In case you have been living under a rock, the time has come that we begin looking at the return of Alex Gordon sometime in the not so distant future. He has begun his rehab stint in Omaha and is looking like he is close to returning to form. The news is not so much that Alex is returning (although there will be much fanfare and twitter will be gloriously ablaze upon his return...
Via Royals Blue
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals-Red Sox Preview

Despite owning the AL's best record over the past two seasons, the Kansas City Royals have had trouble against the team with the worst. The Royals are looking to salvage a split of this four-game series with the last-place Boston Red Sox on Sunday. Kansas City (74-68), which won the AL pennant last season, has gone 163-121 since the start of 2014. However, the Royals have posted...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Boxscore Breakdown #116: This again – Royals 9, Angels 4

Oh? So we’re doing this again. I thought we got past the whole “Shoemaker turned into a pumpkin” phase, yet here we are again with Shoe turning in the worst start of his career at an inopportune time. Granted, the Angels probably weren’t going to beat Johnny Cueto anyway, but having another concern in the rotation is the last thing the Angels need. In fact, Shoemaker just...
Via Monkey with a Halo
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals keeping window of opportunity open

After an exciting postseason run followed by a devastating loss in game seven of last year's fall classic, many expected the Kansas City Royals to regress in 2015.  If the heartbreak of falling one win shy of clinching a World Series title in front our their home crowd wasn't enough to haunt the Royals, other teams across the league began to stockpile talent this past winter to...
Via The Sports Quotient
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals Complete Sweep of White Sox

Sometimes not hitting the ball very hard is an advantage. Despite going 0 for 4 on the day, Omar Infante drove in the go ahead run with a soft ball on the infield that saw the relay throw home arrive a tick too late as Alex Rios slid across for the Royals fifth and final run. It would prove to be enough as Ryan Madson came in and picked up the save, striking out 2 in the ninth...
Via Royals Blue
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Rios beats tag in 8th, Royals sweep White Sox

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Alex Rios beat the tag at the plate on a grounder in the eighth inning and the Kansas City Royals edged the Chicago White Sox 5-4 Sunday for a three-game sweep. The Royals have won three straight games by one run for the first time since August 2012. Kansas City widened its lead to 11 1-2 games in the AL Central and improved to 10-3 against the White Sox this...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

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
July 28, 2015  |  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
July 26, 2015  |  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
July 17, 2015  |  Discuss
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