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2016 Kansas City Royals Spring Training: What to Watch For

Coming off our first World Series title since the original NES debuted in North America, excitement for Kansas City Royals baseball is at an all-time high. Pitchers and catchers report in a mere 6 days. Folks like myself are scouring their favorite vacation package websites for the best deal to enjoy some Arizona sun for a few days in March. The Royals cannot do better than...
Via Royals Blue
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Is Danny Duffy the odd man out of the Royals rotation

Ned Yost is not about to name his final two starters for the 2016 season. While Yordano Ventura, Edinson Volquez and Ian Kennedy will start the season as the top three pitchers for the Royals the remaining two spots are up for grabs. Kris Medlen, Chris Young and Danny Duffy will all go to spring training trying to win those two spots but one of these pitchers will begin the season...
Via Tireball.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

OV Sesquiannual Facepalm 11.18.15: Cubs opening a hardware store

Cubs pulling in some serious hardware In a move that shocked no one outside a few BFIB and Edinson Volquez backers, Kris Bryant was the unanimous winner of the NL Rookie of the Year award. Joe Maddon won the Manager of the Year award, and the only disappointment was that he was live at his bar for the announcement rather than on the Cousin Eddie. Jake Arrieta goes for...
Via Obstructed View
November 18, 2015  |  Discuss

The Consequences of Changing an Umpire’s Eye Level

A while back, Jeff wrote this article on an Edinson Volquez pitch to Jose Bautista in the ALDS, and a commenter left this comment: This is a good comment. I like this comment. I decided to investigate this comment. And, as it turns out, StroShow was spot on. The bigger question here is how umpires call a pitch that’s much different than the one which has directly preceded it...
Via Fangraphs
November 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Volquez gets title, not win, in start following dad's death

NEW YORK -- Edinson Volquez took the mound, pitching for himself, the Royals, all of Kansas City and his late father. He was good enough to keep Kansas City close for six innings, and that was good enough for the Royals, who rallied to beat the New York Mets 7-2 in 12 innings early Monday morning for their first World Series title since 1985. Volquez hung an 87 mph changeup to Curtis...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
November 02, 2015  |  Discuss

The Kansas City Royals Are World Series Champions

The Kansas City Royals defeated the New York Mets by a score of 7-2 tonight at Citi Field, winning the World Series. Offense: Curtis Granderson, who has just had such a fantastic season as well as postseason, continued his hot hitting, as he launched a home run to lead off the game for the Mets to give them an early lead. Royals’ starter Edinson Volquez pretty much kept the Mets...
Via Mets Merized Online
November 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Volquez gets title, not win, in start following dad's death

NEW YORK (AP) Edinson Volquez took the mound, pitching for himself, the Royals, all of Kansas City and his late father. He was good enough to keep Kansas City close for six innings, and that was good enough for the Royals, who rallied to beat the New York Mets 7-2 in 12 innings early Monday morning for their first World Series title since 1985. Volquez hung an 87 mph changeup to...
Via AP on Fox
November 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Twitter Takes Shots at Edinson Volquez’s Dad

When the Kansas City Royals announced that Edinson Volquez would be back for Game Five Sunday night, the baseball world held its collective breath, hoping the pitcher would do his father (who died just prior to Game One) proud. And after scattering just two hits over six innings, it’s pretty safe to say that, somewhere, Daniel Volquez was smiling, cheering on his son. Unfortunately...
Via Hall of Very Good
November 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Daily Pitcher Duels: Nov. 1

It’s officially November baseball, though if the Royals have their way, it’ll only last a day. Their right-hander will pitch with a heavy heart, on the heels of losing his father to heart disease before Game 1: Edinson Volquez (KCR) vs. Matt Harvey (NYM)  8:15 p.m. ET, FOX Volquez will be pitching with a heavy heart after laying his father to rest in the Dominican Republic...
Via The Sports Post
November 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Volquez expected to start Game 5 vs. Mets after return to Royals

NEW YORK -- Edinson Volquez has rejoined the Kansas City Royals following his father's death.The right-hander remains scheduled to start Sunday night in Game 5 of the World Series against the New York Mets, pending a conversation with manager Ned Yost.Volquez, back from the Dominican Republic, wore a hooded sweatshirt in the Kansas City dugout during Game 4 at Citi Field on Saturday...
Via AP on Fox
October 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Volquez expected to start Game 5 vs. Mets after return to Royals

NEW YORK -- Edinson Volquez has rejoined the Kansas City Royals following his father's death. The right-hander remains scheduled to start Sunday night in Game 5 of the World Series against the New York Mets, pending a conversation with manager Ned Yost. Volquez, back from the Dominican Republic, wore a hooded sweatshirt in the Kansas City dugout during Game 4 at Citi Field on Saturday...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
October 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Volquez returns to Royals, expected to start Game 5 vs Mets

NEW YORK (AP) Edinson Volquez has rejoined the Kansas City Royals following his father's death. The right-hander remains scheduled to start Sunday night in Game 5 of the World Series against the New York Mets, pending a conversation with manager Ned Yost. Volquez, back from the Dominican Republic, wore a hooded sweat shirt in the Kansas City dugout during Game 4 at Citi Field on...
Via AP on Fox
October 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Edinson Volquez rejoins Royals, expected to start Game 5

NEW YORK -- Edinson Volquez remains scheduled to start Game 5 for the Royals following his father's death, pending a conversation with manager Ned Yost.The pitcher was in the dugout for Saturday evening's Game 4 at Citi Field."I've got to sit down and talk to Edi. But we're still planning on him pitching tomorrow," Yost said before the game. "He'll be here tonight, yeah. He should...
Via AP on Fox
October 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Royals expect Volquez to rejoin team Saturday in New York

NEW YORK -- Edinson Volquez, who made his Game 1 start Tuesday night, hours after his father died, should rejoin the Royals in New York on Saturday.Volquez said he learned about his father's death when he stepped off the mound after allowing three runs over six innings. He then flew home to the Dominican Republic."Yeah, he's still slated to pitch Game 5," Royals manager Ned Yost...
Via AP on Fox
October 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Royals expect Volquez to rejoin team Saturday in New York

NEW YORK -- Edinson Volquez, who made his Game 1 start Tuesday night, hours after his father died, should rejoin the Royals in New York on Saturday. Volquez said he learned about his father's death when he stepped off the mound after allowing three runs over six innings. He then flew home to the Dominican Republic. "Yeah, he's still slated to pitch Game 5," Royals manager Ned Yost...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
October 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Volquez should rejoin Royals on Saturday

(AP) - Edinson Volquez, who made his Game 1 start Tuesday night, hours after his father died, should rejoin the Royals in New York on Saturday. Volquez said he learned about his father's death when he stepped off the mound after allowing three runs over six innings. He then flew home to the Dominican Republic. ''Yeah, he's still slated to pitch Game 5,'' Royals manager Ned Yost said...
Via AP on Fox
October 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Royals expect Volquez to rejoin team Saturday, start Game 5

NEW YORK -- Edinson Volquez, who made his Game 1 start Tuesday night hours just after his father died, should rejoin the Royals in New York on Saturday.Volquez said he learned about his father's death when he stepped off the mound after allowing three runs over six innings. He then flew home to the Dominican Republic."Yeah, he's still slated to pitch Game 5," Royals manager Ned Yost...
Via AP on Fox
October 30, 2015  |  Discuss

KU will move exhibition game if World Series goes seven games

Kansas will move a preseason exhibition basketball game if it appears the matchup could conflict with a World Series Game 7. The Jayhawks are scheduled to play Pittsburg State on Wednesday at 8 p.m., a few minutes before a seventh game between the Royals and New York Mets would start. To minimize confusion, the basketball game would be shifted to the following night if the Series...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
October 30, 2015  |  Discuss

World Series 2015: Kansas City Royals first team to feature three pitchers born outside the USA

The Kansas City Royals have a winning formula heading into Game 3 of the World Series in 2015. One of the factors in this equation is the talent at starting pitcher, and much of that talent was born outside the United States. Three of the starters for Kansas City were born outside the USA, and Richard Justice of MLB.com notes this is the first time in history that this has happened...
Via Sportsnaut
October 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Joe Buck talks about World Series Game 1 outage and Edinson Volquez’s dad

World Series Game 1 will be remembered for a few things like being the longest game in Fall Classic history, but one of the early storylines was the Fox outage that had Americans talking for a half-hour on Tuesday. It was one of the more bizarre moments on any live sports broadcast which not just affected the network, but also the MLB replay system back in New York. Joe Buck was...
Via Awful Announcing
October 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Royals' Volquez doesn't know when he'll be ready to play

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic -- Royals pitcher Edinson Volquez said Wednesday that he didn't know whether he would be ready to play in the World Series once he returns to the U.S. following his father's funeral in the Dominican Republic.Volquez said he was in a lot of pain as his eyes welled with tears while he attended his father's memorial service a day before the funeral...
Via AP on Fox
October 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Royals' Volquez doesn't know when he'll be ready to play

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic -- Royals pitcher Edinson Volquez said Wednesday that he didn't know whether he would be ready to play in the World Series once he returns to the U.S. following his father's funeral in the Dominican Republic. Volquez said he was in a lot of pain as his eyes welled with tears while he attended his father's memorial service a day before the funeral...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
October 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Royals' Volquez in Dominican Republic for father's funeral

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Royals pitcher Edinson Volquez, whose father died shortly before he started Game 1 of the World Series, was in the Dominican Republic on Wednesday to attend the funeral. Volquez plans to rejoin the team when it heads to New York later in the week. ''Last thing Eddie told the guys last night when he left is, `I'll see you in New York,''' Kansas City manager...
Via AP on Fox
October 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Volquez leaves team for father's funeral

(AP) - Royals pitcher Edinson Volquez, whose father died shortly before he started Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday night, returned home to the Dominican Republic on Wednesday to attend the funeral and spend time with his family. Volquez plans to rejoin the team when it heads to New York later in the week. Daniel Volquez, 63, died of heart failure earlier Tuesday. It was the...
Via AP on Fox
October 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Royals' Volquez leaves team for father's funeral in Dominican

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Royals pitcher Edinson Volquez, whose father died shortly before he started Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday night, returned home to the Dominican Republic on Wednesday to attend the funeral and spend time with his family.Volquez plans to rejoin the team when it heads to New York later in the week.Daniel Volquez, 63, died of heart failure earlier Tuesday...
Via AP on Fox
October 28, 2015  |  Discuss
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