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Fantasy Insights: Catchers

The top 10 catchers for the 2015 fantasy season kicks off the start of fantasy content here, at Baseball Essential. At least once a week, a new top 10 position ranking will be released with Will Garofalo’s analysis and sleeper pick. The sleeper pick is someone who’s value might be down or incorrectly perceived, so be on the look out for those names as acquiring/drafting a couple...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Thinking Aloud About the 2015 Royals

Barring a blockbuster trade that shakes up the foundation of the Royals, it looks like the 2015 version of the team is shaping up right before our eyes. With the free agent signings of Kendrys Morales and Alex Rios, the Royals two big needs on offense have been taken care of, and with re-signing Jason Frasor and Luke Hochevar along with reaching a one-year deal with Yohan Pino, it...
Via Pine Tar Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals Right-Handed Answer Could Come Through Trade

When you hear about what the Kansas City Royals are looking to do to make their 2015 club better than their 2014 club, you hear of a few things. They're looking for starting pitching to replace the quality innings of James Shields. They're looking for some bullpen help to add some depth to the big three of Kelvin Herrera, Wade Davis and Greg Holland. They're looking for a backup...
Via Pine Tar Press
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Backup Backstop Big Key for Royals

Looking up and down the potential roster for the 2015 Kansas City Royals, there are quite a few holes that need to be filled during the off-season. With those holes come rumors of players like Yasmany Tomas, Torii Hunter, Jon Lester, Ervin Santana and Melky Cabrera among others. One area of need, though, that was talked about a fair amount as soon as the World Series ended but has...
Via Pine Tar Press
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Cano, Puig, Longoria headline MLB roster playing on Japanese tour

NEW YORK -- After making the most starts behind the plate of any big league catcher in a century, Salvador Perez wants more. Along with the Mariners' Robinson Cano, the Dodgers' Yasiel Puig and the Rays' Evan Longoria, the Kansas City Royals star is part of the 29-man roster announced Friday for the Major League Baseball all-star postseason tour of Japan. Game 7 of the World Series...
Via AP on Fox
November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Salvador Perez due for even more time behind plate

NEW YORK (AP) After making the most starts behind the plate of any big league catcher in a century, Salvador Perez wants more. The Kansas City Royals star was among 29 players on the roster announced Friday for the Major League Baseball all-star postseason tour of Japan. Game 7 of the World Series last week was Perez's 158th start at catcher during the regular season and postseason...
Via AP on Fox
November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

MLB Gold Glove Awards Announced

The MLB Award season kicked off on Tuesday with the announcement of the Gold Glove Awards in each league. And while there weren’t a bunch of surprises like we have seen in previous seasons, you will be surprised with some of the results. Courtesy of MLB.com The Kansas City Royals, who were among the best overall defensive groups in all of baseball, earned three Gold Glove Awards...
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November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Three Kansas City Royals Win Gold Gloves

KANSAS CITY, MO (November 4, 2014) – Rawlings Sporting Goods Company, Inc., and ESPN2 announced tonight that  three Kansas City Royals ­– left fielder Alex Gordon, first baseman Eric Hosmer and catcher Salvador Perez – have won American League Rawlings Gold Glove Awards for the second-straight season.  The three Rawlings Gold Glove winners are tied for the most in team...
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November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Three Royals Golden Again

For the second consecutive year, the Kansas City Royals have three players who were awarded with Rawlings Gold Gloves. And for the second consecutive year, the three winners were Alex Gordon, Salvador Perez and Eric Hosmer. The Royals had four finalists, which means that someone wasn't able to come home with hardware, and that person is Alcides Escobar. J.J. Hardy won the award for...
Via Pine Tar Press
November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 30 MLB free agents for 2015

Welcome to the offseason! Technically, baseball’s winter hiatus began as soon as Pablo Sandoval caught Salvador Perez’s pop-up in foul territory for the final out of the 2014 season. But shopping season begins on Tuesday (Nov. 4), when free agents are free to sign with any MLB club. The 2015 free agent market has been eagerly anticipated with three ace-caliber starters among...
Via The Outside Corner
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Analysis: Alex Gordon wouldn't have scored on Game 7 error

Mike Jirschele held Alex Gordon at third base during the final moments of Game 7. Otherwise, the Kansas City Royals’ World Series would’ve ended at home plate, not on Salvador Perez’s foul pop in the next at-bat. Fangraphs examined the much-discussed play, in which Gordon singled and advanced all the way to third base on an error. When San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon...
Via NESN.com
October 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Official Video: Joe Buck's call of MadBum getting Salvador Perez to foul out, Giants winning World Series

Madison Bumgarner gets Salvador Perez to foul out. Bumgarner, Pablo Sandoval, Buster Posey and the Giants celebrate their third World Series title in the last five seasons.Your browser does not support iframes.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
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October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Four key players for Game 7 of the World Series

Credit: AP/Andy Clayton-King The Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants will play tonight in Game 7 of the World Series, capping off the MLB season with one final showing of drama. Any role player can be a hero, any star can emerge as a goat. Here are four key players capable of shaping who wins the World Series. Salvador PerezPerez’s ability to handle pitchers will play...
Via Reading Between The Seams
October 29, 2014  |  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
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Perez moved up to fifth in Royals' batting order

SAN FRANCISCO -- Catcher Salvador Perez has been moved up two spots to fifth in the Kansas City Royals' batting order for Game 5 of the World Series on Sunday night. Third baseman Mike Moustakas was dropped one spot to sixth, bumping second baseman Omar Infante to the seventh slot. Perez will follow first baseman Eric Hosmer. Manager Ned Yost says he made the decision because left...
Via AP on Fox
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Perez moved up to 5th in Royals' batting order

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Catcher Salvador Perez has been moved up two spots to fifth in the Kansas City Royals' batting order for Game 5 of the World Series on Sunday night. Third baseman Mike Moustakas was dropped one spot to sixth, bumping second baseman Omar Infante to the seventh slot. Perez will follow first baseman Eric Hosmer. Manager Ned Yost says he made the decision because...
Via AP on Fox
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Bullpen Roughed up as Giants Tie the Series at Two

The good news is that the Royals can now win the World Series in front of their home crowd. The other good news is that the Giants could have scored a hundred runs, and the series would’ve still been tied. The bad news is that Madison Bumgarner goes for the Giants tomorrow, and we managed virtually nothing off of him in game one of the series. Tonight’s game got off to...
Via Royals Blue
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

World Series MVP Watch – Game 3

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. Another game, another leader atop the World Series MVP Watch. We finally got ourselves a tightly contested game, but failed to have any real heroes emerge...
Via The Outside Corner
October 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Hunter Strickland says he’s ‘embarrassed’ over kerfuffle with Salvador Perez

After having some time to reflect upon his conduct during Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday night, Hunter Strickland admits he’s realized the error in his ways. So much so, in fact, that the San Francisco Giants relief pitcher feels “embarrassed” over the entire incident. Strickland was on the mound when the Kansas...Read More The post Hunter Strickland says he’s ‘embarrassed’...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Perfumed Perez making good scents for Royals

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Salvador Perez is a player who doesn't want to make a stink. The upbeat All-Star catcher for the Kansas City Royals wore Victoria's Secret perfume late in the 2013 season - teammate Alcides Escobar sprayed some on him, and Perez had a four-hit game. ''We won. We celebrated. I asked him, where did you buy that?'' Perez recalled this week at the World Series. '...
Via AP on Fox
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals Salvador Perez Bouncing Back in the World Series

Salvador Perez helped propel the Kansas City Royals to victory over the San Francisco Giants Wednesday night. His two-run double off Hunter Strickland helped the Royals break open a 3-2 game. The next batter, Omar Infante, slammed a two-run home run, giving the Royals a 7-2 edge which would hold up. Perez struggled mightily in the ALDS and ALCS. He had just one hit in the wild...
Via Baseball News Source
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

World Series MVP Watch – Game 2

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. With another lopsided victory in Game 2, no true heroes have yet emerged to become obvious MVP frontrunners. That doesn’t mean there aren’t plenty...
Via The Outside Corner
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Hunter Strickland-Salvador Perez confrontation attributed to ‘miscommunication’ (video)

The Kansas City Royals got the big win the team needed in Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday night, beating the San Francisco Giants by a score of 7-2. After having their bats mostly silenced in a Game 1 loss thanks to a solid performance by Giants ace Madison Bumgarner, the Royals offense...Read More The post Hunter Strickland-Salvador Perez confrontation attributed to ...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Salvador Perez, Hunter Strickland Exchange Words In World Series (GIF)

The 2014 World Series became a lot more interesting Wednesday night. The Kansas City Royals rolled to a 7-2 win over the San Francisco Giants in Game 2 of the Fall Classic, evening the series at one game apiece. The Royals plated five runs in a sixth inning that featured some additional fireworks. Royals catcher Salvador Perez and Giants reliever Hunter Strickland exchanged words...
Via NESN.com
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals Even World Series Score With 7-2 Win Over Giants In Game 2

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Billy Butler hit a tiebreaking single, Salvador Perez and Omar Infante drove in two runs each with big hits in a five-run sixth inning and the Kansas City Royals beat the San Francisco Giants 7-2 on Wednesday night to even the World Series at one game apiece. A night after the Giants opened with a 7-1 victory for their seventh straight Series win, Gregor Blanco...
Via NESN.com
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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