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Despite recent slump, Royals still rank second in MLB in scoring

The Kansas City Royals are still in first place, though they now have some unexpected company, while the Chicago Cubs have lost some ground. Both clubs will be looking to jump-start slumping offenses in Friday's series opener at Wrigley Field. Kansas City (28-18) has dropped a season-worst four straight while totaling five runs. The Royals still rank second in baseball in runs per...
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6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Royals-Cubs Preview

The Kansas City Royals are still in first place, though they now have some unexpected company, while the Chicago Cubs have lost some ground. Both clubs will be looking to jump-start slumping offenses in Friday's series opener at Wrigley Field. Kansas City (28-18) has dropped a season-worst four straight while totaling five runs. The Royals still rank second in baseball in runs per...
Via AP on Fox
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals slowed by Royals, rain in 3-2 loss

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The rain and the Kansas City Royals sent the St. Louis Cardinals to a season-high third straight loss. Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer, Edinson Volquez pitched six solid innings and the Royals beat the Cardinals 3-2 Saturday night in a game called in the sixth inning because of rain. The Royals improved to 28-14, the best record in the majors. The Cardinals still...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Gordon, Volquez lead KC over Cards 3-2 in rain-shortened game

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer, Edinson Volquez pitched six solid innings and the Kansas City Royals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 Saturday night in a game called in the sixth inning because of rain. The Royals improved to 28-14, the best record in the majors. The game was stopped as Kansas City came to bat in the sixth, and was called after a wait of 70 minutes...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Gordon, Volquez lead KC over Cards in rain-shortened game

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer, Edinson Volquez pitched six solid innings and the Kansas City Royals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 Saturday night in a game called in the sixth inning because of rain. The Royals improved to 28-14, the best record in the majors. The game was stopped as Kansas City came to bat in the sixth, and was called after a wait of 70 minutes.
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals turn to Volquez to keep shutout streak alive

Kendrys Morales hadn't faced St. Louis in more than 20 months before Friday, but not much has changed - he still loves hitting against the Cardinals. He'll look to power the Kansas City Royals to a fifth straight victory Saturday night against St. Louis. Morales went 3 for 5 with his fifth and sixth home runs of the season and five RBIs in a 5-0 victory. He's 12 for 26 with four...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Edinson Volquez dominates as Royals roll past Yankees, 6-0

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Edinson Volquez threw three-hit ball for seven innings, Salvador Perez homered and drove in two runs and the Kansas City Royals rudely welcomed Chris Capuano back to the big leagues with a 6-0 victory over the New York Yankees on Sunday. The Royals got production from throughout their lineup to take the rubber game of their three-game set with the Yankees,...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Volquez Shines as Royals Blank Yankees, 6-0

To this point in the season, starting pitching has been the only question mark about the reigning A.L. champion Royals. If they can continue to get starts like the ones Edinson Volquez has provided more often than not, they're going to be just fine. Volquez dominated the Yankees, the bullpen did their thing, and the offense plated more than enough runs to give Kansas City a...
Via Royals Blue
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees game 39 preview (5/17/15)

View image | gettyimages.com Chris Capuano is back from the DL to get the series win against Edinson Volquez (2-3, 3.19 ERA). Capuano will make his first start of the season after going down in Spring Training with a strained right quadriceps. He is taking Chase Whitley‘s spot in the rotation after he went down with a partial tear in his UCL. This will be his first career...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees game 39 lineup: 5/17/15

Chris Capuano makes his season debut this afternoon as the Yankees try to win the series against the Kansas City Royals. Capuano suffered a quad strain during spring training which sidelined him for almost two months. To make room on the roster, reliever Bryan Mitchell was optioned to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Edinson Volquez starts for KC. Game time: 2:10 pm ET – Kauffman...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Gordon is the Late Inning Hero as Royals Take Game Two From Rangers, 7-6

After another undesirable start from Danny Duffy last night, Kansas City would need Edinson Volquez to battle through at least five innings. Volquez did so after coming out of his prior start prematurely, and gave his team five decent innings en route to an extra innings victory over the Texas Rangers.   Edinson Volquez didn’t get off to a great start. After a leadoff...
Via Royals Blue
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Ventura Needed A Good Game…and Had it…Kinda

Danny Duffy and Edinson Volquez have been the Royals best pitchers in 2015, but the young Yordano Ventura is still the best of the bunch. Nicknamed Ace, he is just that for the Royals, regardless if he is a real “ace.” The Royals needed him to be an ace tonight, and after a rough start, he pulled through. Yes, he gave up four runs in six innings, so he didn’t even qualify for...
Via Royals Blue
19 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Royals pitcher Edinson Volquez had Thursday’s outing cut short because of gross blister

Royals starter Edinson Volquez apparently had a pretty good reason for skipping out early after just three innings against Cleveland Thursday… This huge nasty open blister. The thumb of Edinson Volquez that hindered his outing today. pic.twitter.com/49dU7WU7xk — Mike Swanson (@Swanee54) May 8, 2015 Volquez said it actually looked worse than it looked but admitted it ‘burned’ […]
Via The Majors National
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Number Munchers – Hi, We’re the Replacements! – The Results So Far

    As painful as it was to fall just short of a World Series title, the Kansas City Royals went into the 2014-15 offseason with a buzz of promise and hope for the future.  Almost the entire AL Championship squad was set to return as young and hungry pups just starting to realize their individual and collective potentials, several of them locked into very team friendly...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

A Look at the Royals Pitching Options

We have officially entered the part of baseball season where everything starts to slow down. With 27 games in the book, sample sizes are starting to become a better picture of what a player is, and isnt. It is still small, far too small to judge a players true value but enough to notice a trend. The Royals are currently sitting 17-10 and are in first place in the AL Central...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Daily Pitcher Duels: May 7

It might be a good day to play a little Thursday hooky with five games starting in the early afternoon. None of the matchups are overwhelmingly exciting, but there are still plenty of individuals going that will catch your eye. Check ’em out: Corey Kluber (CLE) vs. Edinson Volquez (KCR) 2:10 p.m. ET The big matchup of the day we’re going to focus on pits a pair of AL Central...
Via The Sports Post
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Edinson Volquez Finding his Niche in Kansas City’s Rotation

Kansas City Royals starter Edinson Volquez throws a pitch against the Chicago White Sox during the first inning of a baseball game in Chicago on Sunday, April 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh) Coming off of a five-game suspension, 11-year pitcher Edinson Volquez tossed six innings of 2-run ball and earned his fourth quality start in Saturday’s 2-1 loss.  Although Volquez showed...
Via The Sports Journal
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals’ Bats Experience a Royal Flush on Saturday

Kansas City Royals’ Eric Hosmer puts down a bunt single during the first inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Friday, May 1, 2015. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner) A tale of two division rivals threatening to take control of the AL Central standings lead turned into a tale of two strong pitching performances at Kauffman Stadium on...
Via The Sports Journal
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Volquez holds his own, but Royals can't crack Tigers' Price

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- David Price took a shutout into the ninth inning before finishing with a five-hitter as the Detroit Tigers beat the Kansas City Royals 2-1 Saturday night. Price (3-1) limited the Royals to four singles until Lorenzo Cain homered with two-out in the ninth spoiled his bid for his second career shutout. Price struck out three and walked none. His only shutout was...
Via AP on Fox
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Volquez, Royals welcome Price to KC-Detroit rivalry

David Price has yet to experience the rivalry between the Detroit Tigers and Kansas City Royals. He'll take part for the first time Saturday night and try to help the visiting Tigers avoid a third straight defeat in this four-game series. Price (2-1, 3.48 ERA) has made fewer starts against Kansas City than any AL team outside of Tampa Bay, his first major league club. He is 1-0 with...
Via AP on Fox
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Young makes first start as a Royal filling in for suspended Volquez

With Edinson Volquez suspended, veteran right-hander Chris Young is getting his first start for the Kansas City Royals. Kyle Lobstein has already experienced the life of a fill-in starter and will try to get the Detroit Tigers back in the win column against their AL Central rivals Friday night. Young (1-0, 1.86 ERA) is getting the call after Volquez was banned five games for his...
Via AP on Fox
27 days 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
April 27, 2015  |  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
April 27, 2015  |  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
April 26, 2015  |  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
April 25, 2015  |  Discuss
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