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Bye Week Blues: Recruiting

Welcome to Bye Week Blues, during the Lions’ off week, we’ll discuss multiple topics to keep you from going crazy without a game this week. We start with a recruiting update. The White Out The white out game against Michigan on the 21st will be Penn State’s biggest recruiting asset this season. Commit Lavert Hill will take an official visit, along with recruits Joejuan Williams...
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November 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Royals Unfinished Business Tour ends with WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

    Remember when the Kansas City Royals won the World Series? Now – third years after the Royals first and only other World Championship – we ALL can say, yes, yes we do. “The Kansas City Royals are the 2015 World Champions. Should I say it one more time? The Kansas City Royals are the 2015 World Champions,” Royals announcer Ryan Lefebvre said on the...
Via Royals Blue
November 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Royals capitalize on opportunity in World Series win

The Kansas City Royals are your 2015 World Series Champions after defeating the New York Mets in five games with a 7-2, 12 inning come back Sunday night. Christian Colon, who got his first bat of the playoffs in the 12th inning Sunday was the hero scoring the game winning hit as the Royals had […] The post Royals capitalize on opportunity in World Series win appeared first on The...
Via The Majors National
November 02, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Royals Win 2015 World Series Thanks To Late Comeback

As the Kansas City Royals and New York Mets went into the ninth inning of Game Five of the 2015 World Series on Sunday, it looked like the series was heading back to the Midwest for a Game Six. The Royals trailed 2-0 and the Mets’ starting pitcher, Matt Harvey, was dealing. But, in true Royals fashion, a comeback was on the horizon … and when Eric Hosmer raced home on a groundout...
Via Gamedayr
November 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Royals' Colon steps out of shadows for winning Series hit

NEW YORK -- With one swing, Christian Colon earned his World Series ring.The Royals backup delivered in his first appearance of this postseason, lining a pinch-hit single that broke a 12th-inning tie and sent Kansas City over the New York Mets 7-2 early Monday in the clinching Game 5."I played this at-bat over and over in my mind," Colon said. "I took a lot of swings in the cage...
Via AP on Fox
November 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Royals' Colon steps out of shadows for winning Series hit

NEW YORK -- With one swing, Christian Colon earned his World Series ring. The Royals backup delivered in his first appearance of this postseason, lining a pinch-hit single that broke a 12th-inning tie and sent Kansas City over the New York Mets 7-2 early Monday in the clinching Game 5. "I played this at-bat over and over in my mind," Colon said. "I took a lot of swings in the cage...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
November 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Christian Colon steps out of shadows for winning Series hit

NEW YORK (AP) With one swing, Christian Colon earned his World Series ring. The Royals backup delivered in his first appearance of this postseason, lining a pinch-hit single that broke a 12th-inning tie and sent Kansas City over the New York Mets 7-2 early Monday in the clinching Game 5. ''I played this at-bat over and over in my mind,'' Colon said. ''I took a lot of swings in the...
Via AP on Fox
November 02, 2015  |  Discuss

The incredible stat that captures how clutch the Royals were this postseason

With a resilient come-from-behind win in Game 5 on Sunday night, the Kansas City Royals have won their first World Series title in 30 years – and they did so in Royal fashion.Despite trailing 2-0 heading into the top of the ninth in Sunday's game, the persistent Royals didn't relent and scored two runs to force the game into extra innings. They then exploded for five runs in the...
Via Fox Sports
November 02, 2015  |  Discuss

From unknown to World Series hero, Colon the quintessential Royal

Christian Colon wasn’t an unlikely World Series hero for the Kansas City Royals.He was the perfect one.Colon’s pinch-hit, go-ahead single in the 12th inning of Game 5 on Sunday night marked his first appearance in a game this postseason. Prior to Sunday night, he’d been a silent participant in the Royals’ autumn symphony.So if there was a way to illustrate the full scope...
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November 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Royals' Christian Colon credits Jonny Gomes for poise

Jonny Gomes is a winner. Regardless of his role, the veteran MLB outfielder brings a positive attitude that’s contagion is unstoppable. That was crystal clear Sunday night, when seldom-used utility man Christian Colon stepped to the plate in the top of the 12th inning with the potential World Series-winning run just 90 feet away. Colon delivered with an RBI line drive to left...
Via NESN.com
November 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Royals win World Series, rally late, then rout Mets in 12th

NEW YORK -- Crown 'em, Kansas City! One agonizing step from ecstasy last season, this time the Royals reign after their latest incredible comeback and a go-ahead hit from maybe the most unlikely player in uniform. Christian Colon singled home the tiebreaking run in the 12th inning and those bound-and-determined Royals rallied one more time to beat the New York Mets 7-2 in 12 innings...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
November 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Royals win first World Series in 30 years after wild comeback

The Kansas City Royals are the 2015 World Series champions. Kansas City defeated the New York Mets in Game 5 of the Fall Classic 7-2 in 12 innings following a five-run top of the 12th. KC takes the series four games to one. The Mets led 2-0 heading into the top of the ninth inning, but Mets manager Terry Collins left an adamant Matt Harvey in the game, who had been dominant with...
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November 02, 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

Royals' Morales hits three homers, sets team record in win over Tigers

DETROIT -- Kendrys Morales homered three times and set a team record with 15 total bases, and the Kansas City Royals routed the Detroit Tigers 10-3 on Sunday, avoiding a sweep in the three-game series. Morales also hit a triple - only his second of the season - and Christian Colon had a career-high four hits for the AL Central-leading Royals. Paulo Orlando also homered for Kansas...
Via AP on Fox
September 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Morales hits 3 homers for Royals in 10-3 win at Detroit

DETROIT (AP) Kendrys Morales homered three times and set a team record with 15 total bases, and the Kansas City Royals routed the Detroit Tigers 10-3 on Sunday, avoiding a sweep in the three-game series. Morales also hit a triple - only his second of the season - and Christian Colon had a career-high four hits for the AL Central-leading Royals. Paulo Orlando also homered for Kansas...
Via AP on Fox
September 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Morales sends three over the fence in Royals' 10-3 win at Detroit

DETROIT -- Kendrys Morales homered three times and set a team record with 15 total bases, and the Kansas City Royals routed the Detroit Tigers 10-3 on Sunday, avoiding a sweep in the three-game series. Morales also hit a triple -- only his second of the season -- and Christian Colon had a career-high four hits for the AL Central-leading Royals. Paulo Orlando also homered for Kansas...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
September 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Royals rout Simon, Tigers to salvage series finale

DETROIT (AP) -- Kendrys Morales homered three times and set a team record with 15 total bases, and the Kansas City Royals routed the Detroit Tigers 10-3 on Sunday, avoiding a sweep in the three-game series. Morales also hit a triple -- only his second of the season -- and Christian Colon had a career-high four hits for the AL Central-leading Royals. Paulo Orlando also homered for...
Via AP on Fox
September 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Royals rout Simon, Tigers to salvage series finale

DETROIT (AP) -- Kendrys Morales homered three times and set a team record with 15 total bases, and the Kansas City Royals routed the Detroit Tigers 10-3 on Sunday, avoiding a sweep in the three-game series. Morales also hit a triple -- only his second of the season -- and Christian Colon had a career-high four hits for the AL Central-leading Royals. Paulo Orlando also homered for...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
September 20, 2015  |  Discuss

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Via Fox Sports Kansas City
September 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Royals set September Roster

  It was announced by the Royals on twitter today that they have removed Alex Gordon from the disabled list as well as made some roster moves. With the expansion of rosters for the month of September to 40 players, the Royals have added some depth to the big league club. The Royals purchased the contracts of Miguel Almonte and Scott Alexander to move them to the Royals 40 man roster...
Via Royals Blue
September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

The Transformation of Mike Moustakas

  One year ago, he was playing so bad, he was sent to Omaha.  Now, he’s the Royals All-Star Third Baseman Bust!  He’ll never hit.  He’s a liability in the field.  His real name should be Mou-suck a**.  When will Ned Yost play Danny Valencia or Christian Colon and Dayton Moore cut his losses and move on?   This was just a small sample of things that were...
Via Royals Blue
July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Dusty’s unforgettable debut and ensuing social media hypocrisy

  JOHN SLEEZER – KC Star By: Conrad McGorkin   On Friday night we saw a player that many probably didn’t even realize was in the Royals organization, on the same day he was promoted from Omaha, make a base running error that could have cost the Royals a win. But, it was much more than that. Dusty Coleman, who was called up to take the place of Christian...
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July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Royals to Start Cheslor Cuthbert with Moose on Bereavement/Family Emergency List

The Royals announced that Mike Moustakas has been placed on the bereavement/family emergency list, and to fill his spot on the roster have called up Cheslor Cuthbert. Cuthbert takes over a role previously held by Christian Colon, who had started at 3b in the past, but was often plagued by inconsistencies on defense. Colon was recently sent back down to AAA to make way for first...
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July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Penn State adds another defensive line prospect

After a run on defensive tackles, Penn State picked up a potential pass rusher Tuesday with a verbal commitment from Daniel Joseph.  A three-star defensive end from Lake Forest Academy in Illinois, Joseph is the No. 43-ranked player in the nation at his position for 2016 per Scout.com.  Other scholarship offers for Joseph included Michigan, Michigan State, Nebraska, Wisconsin,...
Via Fox Sports
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Newest Penn State commit thanks God, parents, dog for support

Penn State pulled a four-star defensive tackle prospect out of a rival's backyard over the weekend with the verbal commitment of Ellison Jordan from the Gillman School in Baltimore.  In making his announcement via Twitter, Jordan thanked among others God, his parents and his dog, Nibbs.  Maryland and Virginia Tech were also among the finalists for Jordan, who said if he could clone...
Via Fox Sports
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss
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