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While You Were Drinking (Game 21) HOU vs SD

Sometimes, things get a little fuzzy after a night at the pub; especially when the game lasts over 3 hours.  Here’s a friendly reminder of what you may have missed while you were drinking. The Houston Astros came to town for the first time since July 2012.  To give you an idea of how long ago that was, Edinson Volquez won 1-0; not only that, he threw a 1-hitter.  Those were...
Via Padres Public
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Royals' Edinson Volquez drops appeal, starts 5-game ban

CLEVELAND (AP) Kansas City Royals pitcher Edinson Volquez has dropped his appeal of a five-game suspension for his involvement in a brawl with the Chicago White Sox last week. Volquez was to start serving his suspension against Cleveland on Monday night. He is among four Royals players suspended for their actions in the fight last Thursday. Pitcher Yordano Ventura was given a seven...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Is bad blood between Royals, White Sox finally over?

A lot was made out of the bench-clearing brawl between the Kansas City Royals and Chicago White Sox on Thursday. But both teams are ready to move on, especially Royals outfielder Lorenzo Cain.Cain, who was suspended for two games for his part in the fight, is appealing the punishment handed down by the league. But as the series wrapped up on Sunday, Cain said he thinks the drama...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

2015 Fantasy Baseball Week 4 Waiver Wire: 3 to Catch, 3 to Cut, 3 to Keep

In the Week 3 edition of fantasy baseball 3×3, we’re celebrating the return of Joey Votto, cutting Danny Santana, and believing in Edinson Volquez. There are plenty of waiver wire columns out there that provide an exhaustive list of the most added players in fantasy leagues. This isn’t one of them. Here, we’ll run down a few of the most interesting players for fantasy owners...
Via The Fantasy Fix
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Royals can't overcome Chicago's sixth inning rally, lose 5-3

CHICAGO -- Conor Gillaspie hit a two-run single in Chicago's five-run sixth inning, and the White Sox rallied to beat Kansas City 5-3 for their second win against the Royals on Sunday. The day began with Avisail Garcia's two-out RBI single sending Chicago to a 3-2 victory in the resumption of a game suspended by rain on Friday night. Then an error on Kansas City third baseman Mike...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Royals Dealt Two Losses in One Day; Lose Series Despite Gordon’s Brilliance

Through the first week of the season, the Kansas City Royals were literally unbeatable. They started the season 7-0 and hit at least one home run in each game. Since that magical first week, the defending AL Champions now find themselves with a 5-6 record in their last 11 games. The Royals have homered in just two of their last nine games. They've lost consecutive division series...
Via Royals Blue
1 day ago  |  Discuss

MLB power rankings: Streaking Mets at the top

Almost three weeks into the MLB season, contenders have emerged and injuries surfaced. Preseason favorites face reality, up-and-coming teams begin to make their mark, and players begin to round into midseason form. Where does the power stack across the league? Take a look at this week’s MLB Power Rankings to find out. The Top 10 1. New York Mets (14-4) Lucas Duda (.323/.400/.523...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Royals ready to return after run of rain outs

Insisting they're not a dirty team, the Kansas City Royals are eager to move on from their latest benches-clearing incident, but won't change the way they play the game. After the teams had an extra day to cool off, the visiting Royals don't expect any further confrontation with the White Sox as they resume Friday's suspended contest before playing their scheduled meeting Sunday...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

LEADING OFF: Astros go for 1st sweep vs. A's, Volquez active

A look at what's happening all around the major leagues Sunday: --- NOT SO ONE-SIDED The most lopsided matchup in baseball history is getting a little more even. Despite losing the first two games of a three-game series, the A's are still 33-16 all-time vs. the Astros. The .673 winning percentage is tops for teams that have played each other at least 30 times. Boston's 20-10 record...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB suspends six players for Royals-White Sox brawl

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Seven members of the Kansas City Royals and Chicago White Sox were fined and six suspended by Major League Baseball on Saturday for their roles in a brawl days earlier. Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura was suspended seven games, fellow starter Edinson Volquez suspended five games, and outfielder Lorenzo Cain and reliever Kelvin Herrera suspended two games apiece...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Four Royals, Two White Sox Receive Suspensions For Involvement In Brawl

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Seven members of the Kansas City Royals and Chicago White Sox have been fined and six have been suspended by Major League Baseball for their roles in a brawl this week. Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura was suspended seven games, fellow starter Edinson Volquez suspended five games, and outfielder Lorenzo Cain and reliever Kelvin Herrera...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

7 players from Royals, White Sox punished by MLB for brawl

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Seven members of the Kansas City Royals and Chicago White Sox were fined and six suspended by Major League Baseball on Saturday for their roles in a brawl days earlier. Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura was suspended seven games, fellow starter Edinson Volquez suspended five games, and outfielder Lorenzo Cain and reliever Kelvin Herrera suspended two games apiece...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Yordano Ventura Among Six Players Suspended for Brawl

Thursday night’s ugly brawl between the Kansas City Royals and Chicago White Sox will leave both teams shorthanded for the next week or so. MLB announced that a total of six players, four from the Royals and two from the White Sox, have been suspended for the melee. Yordano Ventura (seven games), Edinson Volquez (five games), Lorenzo Cain (two games) and Kelvin Herrera (two games...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB suspends 6 players in Royals-White Sox brawl

Your browser does not support iframes. The MLB announced Saturday that seven players have received discipline for their roles in the on-field incident in the bottom of the seventh inning of Thursday’s game between the Kansas City Royals and the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago. The following players have been disciplined for their actions: Royals pitcher Yordano...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Six players suspended for White Sox-Royals brawl

The punishments have been doled out for the brawl between the Chicago White Sox and Kansas City Royals, and a total of seven players have been disciplined, with six of those players earning suspensions. Here’s the full damage report. #WhiteSox: Chris Sale & Jeff Samardzija have received 5-game suspensions (& undisclosed fines) & Tyler Flowers received an undisclosed...
Via The Outside Corner
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Six players suspended for White Sox-Royals brawl

The punishments have been doled out for the brawl between the Chicago White Sox and Kansas City Royals, and a total of seven players have been disciplined, with six of those players earning suspensions. Here’s the full damage report. #WhiteSox: Chris Sale & Jeff Samardzija have received 5-game suspensions (& undisclosed fines) & Tyler Flowers received an undisclosed...
Via Bloguin Best
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Yordano Ventura Gets a 7-Game Suspension

Well we all knew it only a matter of time before the MLB handed down a penalty on the Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura. In back to back starts he was ejected from the game and caused multiple bench clearing scuffles. Ventura will receieve a 7 games suspension for the bench clearing brawl that he caused on Thursday night against the White Sox.In 4 starts this year, Ventura is 2-1 with...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals say only beef for rest of weekend will be with continued rain

Insisting they're not a dirty team, the Kansas City Royals are eager to move on from their latest bench-clearing incident but won't change the way they play the game. The visiting Royals don't expect any further confrontation Saturday while resuming Friday's suspended contest to be followed by the scheduled meeting against the Chicago White Sox -- assuming rain won't play a factor...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Examining Edinson Volquez’s Early Excellence

Last night, Jeremy Guthrie had a rough start. The night before that, Jason Vargas struggled. Two days earlier, Danny Duffy fought his command. And the day before that, Yordano Ventura gave up 5 runs in less than 4 innings. To say the Royals’ starters have had some problems would be a bit of an understatement. There […]
Via Pine Tar Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Royals Blue
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Daily DraftKings Picks: Tuesday, Apr 21

Yesterday was a very good day for the Official Lineup, which wasn’t surprising because I think nearly all of yesterday’s outcomes were fairly predictable. As a result, the first place finisher in the tournament I entered scored 192.55 points, one of the highest totals I ever remember seeing. I wasn’t quite as good, tallying 156.35, but it was good enough to finish 217th-of...
Via Baseball Professor
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Calm, Cool, and Collected: Royals Take Game One, 7-1 Over Minnesota

After a heated (to say the least) weekend series with the Oakland A’s, Kansas City looks for a more even-keeled match against their division foes, the Minnesota Twins. Though the score was lopsided, there were no bench clearing incidents, so we can consider that a step in the right direction.   Behind the brilliancy of Edinson Volquez, the Royals were able to take game...
Via Royals Blue
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins walloped by Royals in series opener

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Edinson Volquez dodged trouble for seven innings, and the Kansas City Royals scored a pair of runs on wild pitches before pounding the bumbling Minnesota Twins, 7-1 on Monday night. Alcides Escobar returned from a sprained knee to score a run, and Kendrys Morales and Paulo Orlando drove in a pair each as the Royals finally figured out Twins nemesis Kyle Gibson...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Volquez leads Royals to 7-1 win over Twins in series opener

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Edinson Volquez dodged trouble for seven innings, and the Kansas City Royals scored a pair of runs on wild pitches before pounding the bumbling Minnesota Twins, 7-1 on Monday night. Alcides Escobar returned from a sprained knee to score a run, and Kendrys Morales and Paulo Orlando drove in a pair each as the Royals finally figured out Twins nemesis Kyle Gibson...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

3 Pitchers to Add Making Two Starts in Week 2 (4/20-4/26)

View image | gettyimages.com With leagues limiting moves, so fantasy owners do not stream their way to victory, picking up two start pitchers is crucial in fantasy baseball.  Here are some options that are most likely available in your league, that can give you two starts next week.  Do not be afraid to add them this weekend if you have an extra move or two available and feel...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss
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