This Date In Royals History–September 19, 2005

2005: The Royals pounded out 18 hits, including five doubles and a home run, as they trounced the Tigers 10-4 at Kauffman Stadium.Detroit actually took a 1-0 lead when Chris Shelton homered with two outs in the first inning against Royals starter Mike Wood. But the Royals quickly jumped in front in the bottom of the first against Tigers starter Jeremy Bonderman. With one out, Terrence...
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This Date In Royals History–August 1, 2007

2007: Alex Gordon’s two-run home run in the 10th inning provided the winning margin as the Royals beat the Twins 5-3 at the Metrodome in Minneapolis.Emil Brown singled with one out in the 10th against reliever Juan Rincon. One out later, Gordon blasted a 1-1 pitch over the fence in right-center to put the Royals in front.Minnesota took a 1-0 lead in the third inning when Brian...
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This Date In Royals History: May 30, 2006

2006: Down to their last strike, the Royals tied the game on Matt Stairs’ pinch-hit single, then scored the winning run in the 10th for an 8-7 victory over the A’s at McAfee Coliseum in Oakland. The Royals, who led 4-0 after the first, found themselves trailing 7-6 as they faced A’s closer Huston Street in the ninth. Mark Grudzielanek and Reggie Sanders began the inning...
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May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals Hall of Fame Is Great, Should Be Better

After last year’s debacle of trying to get the Royals fans included in the Hall of Fame voting - which is generally a good idea - so far there has been little news of who, if anyone, is nominated for induction this year. While obviously the candidates from the last 20 years are slim - there should be no slam dunk until Sweeney’s eligible - there are definitely some things...
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April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Remembering the Mets’ One-Hit Wonders

As a kid, many of us dreamed of getting to the big leagues. Chances are, if you’re reading this – you didn’t make it, either. Most of the players who ever were drafted never make it through the ranks of the minors. Of the fortunate few who make to the Majors, even fewer go onto long, successful careers. Many only have cups of coffee with a few brief moments in the sun of a...
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December 09, 2013  |  Discuss
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