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MMO Fan Shot: Could Juan Lagares Become the Mets Version of Lorenzo Cain?

An MMO Fan Shot by yfern328 Fresh off an ALCS MVP where he batted .533 (8 for 15) with two doubles, two walks, and a stolen base, Lorenzo Cain has catapulted himself from “that-guy-who-plays-baseball-for-the-Royals” to an oft mentioned name in the national spotlight of the World Series. In addition to his sound batting, Cain has not disappointed with the glove either as he...
Via Mets Merized Online
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Heart-land’s Call

The former baseball commissioner A. Bartlett Giamatti once famously said about the game of Baseball that it "breaks your heart. It's designed to break your heart."For decades those who witnessed it either in person or the 83% of Kansas City households tuned to the game or millions around the world will wonder what if. They'll wonder what if Alex Gordon had kept...
Via Pine Tar Press
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

World Series MVP Watch – Game 6

Throughout the World Series, we’ll be keeping an eye on the race to win the World Series MVP. After each game we’ll rank the top candidates for the award based on their performance and intangible worthiness for the big honor. Well, it looks like this series might have been all for naught. With the World Series heading to Game 7, all MVP bets are off. What you’ve done earlier...
Via The Outside Corner
1 day ago  |  Discuss

World Series MVP Watch – Game 6

Throughout the World Series, we’ll be keeping an eye on the race to win the World Series MVP. After each game we’ll rank the top candidates for the award based on their performance and intangible worthiness for the big honor. Well, it looks like this series might have been all for naught. With the World Series heading to Game 7, all MVP bets are off. What you’ve done earlier...
Via Bloguin Best
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Royals rout Giants 10-0 to force Game 7 in Series

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- A couple hundred fans stood behind the Royals dugout for more than a half-hour after the final out, screaming and waving white rally towels. Bring on Game 7! Yordano Ventura, a 23-year-old rookie pitching with a heavy heart and the initials of late St. Louis outfielder Oscar Taveras on his cap, allowed three hits over seven stifling innings. Kansas City&...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Wednesday Links: Royals force a Game 7

With their back’s against the wall, the Kansas City Royals took care of business in convincing fashion during Game 6 of the World Series on Tuesday night. The Royals offensive onslaught began early against Giants starter Jake Peavy, who only lasted an inning and a third. After the first two Kansas City batters reached base to lead off the second, Mike Moustakas opened the scoring...
Via Fire Brand AL
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Royals’ Bats Explode to Force Game 7

After having dropped two consecutive games to the San Francisco Giants, the Kansas City Royals were facing elimination Tuesday night. Their offense responded by racking up 10 runs in a shutout victory. The series will continues as Game 7 takes place Wednesday night at Kauffman Stadium. Seven of the Royals runs were plated in the second inning as Jake Peavy was knocked from the...
Via Baseball News Source
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Game Seven

So this is what it comes down to, huh? After more than eight months, 206 games an countless swings in performance, it all comes down to one game to determine whether the Kansas City Royals raise a flag in left field that merely says "American League Champions" or if they get to raise a flag that says "World Series Champions." No matter what happens in this one...
Via Pine Tar Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Royals Crush Giants 10-0, Force Decisive Game 7 In World Series

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Lorenzo Cain looped a two-run single, and Eric Hosmer chopped a two-run double over shortstop Brandon Crawford in a seven-run second inning as the Kansas City Royals battered the San Francisco Giants 10-0 on Tuesday night to force a decisive Game 7 in the World Series. Pitching with the initials of late St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras on his cap...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Royal rout: Ventura, KC shut out Giants, force Game 7 of World Series

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Lorenzo Cain looped a two-run single and Eric Hosmer chopped a two-run double over shortstop in a seven-run second inning as the Kansas City Royals battered the San Francisco Giants 10-0 Tuesday night to force a decisive Game 7 in the World Series. Pitching with the initials of late St. Louis outfielder Oscar Taveras on his cap, 23-year-old rookie Yordano Ventura...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Royals rout Giants, 10-0, to force Game 7 in Series

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Lorenzo Cain looped a two-run single and Eric Hosmer chopped a two-run double over shortstop in a seven-run second inning as the Kansas City Royals battered the San Francisco Giants, 10-0, Tuesday night to force a decisive Game 7 in the World Series. Pitching with the initials of late St. Louis outfielder Oscar Taveras on his cap, 23-year-old rookie Yordano Ventura...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Royals hope to overcome deficit in '85 repeat,

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) In Lorenzo Cain's view, the Kansas City Royals have a big advantage when it comes to Game 6 of the World Series. ''We're definitely not facing Bumgarner tomorrow, so that definitely helps,'' the AL Championship Series MVP said Monday. Jake Peavy starts for the Giants on Tuesday night, with San Francisco leading the World Series 3-2 and...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals go Down 3-2 Heading Back to Kauffman Stadium

Promptly after the top of the sixth inning ended, I tweeted, “Be honest…. How many of you feel like we’re going to lose this series.” Three people said that the Giants will win the series. Two more were a bit more optimistic. Nevertheless, Kansas City is down 3-2 in the World Series. What more did you want? Well… I suppose offense would’ve been nice, for starters...
Via Royals Blue
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals Injury Update: Lorenzo Cain dealing with leg issue

Royals outfielder seemed to hurt himself beating out an infield hit in Game 4 of the World Series Saturday night (video here and below). It's not clear if he was injured in that play, because,  according to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports, Cain has battled leg issues for 2-3 weeks. Cain says he's improving and will be ready for Game 5 of the World Series Sunday night.Your browser...
Via MLB Injury News
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals say Giants watered down infield to slow them down in Game 3

The Royals beat the Giants in Game 3 of the World Series on Friday night (KC 3, SF 2), though they didn't use their trademark speed. Kansas City didn't attempt a single stolen base against Tim Hudson, who is notoriously easy to run against. After the game, several Royals told Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times the grounds crew at AT&T Park watered down the infield...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

World Series 2014: Guthrie and the Royals take a 2-1 lead

The Kansas City Royals took control of the 2014 World Series on Friday night, as they took a 3-2 victory over the San Francisco Giants in Game 3 at AT&T Park. The Royals took a 1-0 lead right out of the gates, courtesy of a RBI ground-out from Lorenzo Cain in the top of the first. Neither Jeremy Guthrie nor Tim Hudson allowed a run through five innings after that. In...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals Take World Series Lead With 3-2 Win Over Giants At AT&T Park

SAN FRANCISCO — Sparkling defense, a stingy bullpen and just enough timely hitting. That winning formula of fundamental baseball has put the Kansas City Royals ahead in the World Series. They even looked comfortable in the tricky territory at unfamiliar AT&T Park. Jeremy Guthrie outpitched fellow World Series newcomer Tim Hudson, four Royals relievers combined on four hitless...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals edge Giants in Game 3, take 2-1 lead in World Series

  Jeremy Guthrie pitched shutout ball into the sixth inning, Lorenzo Cain drove in an early run off Tim Hudson and made a pair of nifty catches, and the Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 3-2 Friday night to take a 2-1 World Series lead. Cain's RBI groundout three batters in put the Royals ahead, and Kansas City expanded its lead to 3-0 in the sixth when Alex Gordon...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Cain's RBI, catches help Royals lead Giants 1-0

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Jeremy Guthrie limited the Giants to a pair of singles, Lorenzo Cain drove in a run against Tim Hudson with a grounder three batters in and the Kansas City Royals led San Francisco 1-0 after three innings Friday night as they tried to take a 2-1 World Series lead. On a sun-splashed late afternoon in Northern California, the Fall Classic returned to AT&T Park...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals shift Cain to tricky right field for Game 3

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Royals outfielder Lorenzo Cain was moved from center field to right for Game 3 of the World Series to boost defense in one of AT&T Park's trickiest positions. Kansas City manager Ned Yost made the move Friday night with the best-of-seven matchup 1-all. Usual right fielder Nori Aoki was not in the starting lineup, while Jarrod Dyson was starting in center...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

FG on Fox: The Royals Should Deploy the Ultimate Outfield

The Royals find themselves in an interesting situation. They’re in the World Series! Wow! And within that, with the series shifting now to San Francisco, the Royals are in an interesting sub-situation. Alex Gordon ought to start in the outfield, obviously. Lorenzo Cain ought to start in the outfield, obviously, as well. But then you’ve […]
Via Fangraphs
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Lorenzo Cain victimized by glitch?

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Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bochy should have pulled Peavy earlier, but that's life as a manager

  Jake Peavy had thrown only 57 pitches entering the sixth inning. He had retired 10 straight hitters. And when his streak ended, it ended quietly, with a Lorenzo Cain bloop single to center. If I were Giants manager Bruce Bochy, I would have lifted Peavy right then, after the first baserunner. I would have had relievers warming, including a left-hander for the hitter after Cain...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Clash Of Clans Nearly Destroyed The Kansas City Royals Season

Photo Credit: Royals/Facebook In the mobile space, one of the most popular games around the world goes by the name of ‘Clash of Clans.’ A company called Supercell back in 2012 created this free strategy video game and due to its addictive nature has grossed millions and millions of dollars. From Asia to Europe to the United States, you’d be surprised at just how many people...
Via Blog Surface
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Video game obsession threatened Royals' historic season

The Kansas City Royals’ secret to success is a simple one — more baseball, less video games. The Royals have been unstoppable during their historic postseason run to the World Series, but what did almost stop them from punching their ticket to the Fall Classic was a certain video game that consumed a large majority of the team earlier in the season. According to Andy McCullough...
Via NESN.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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