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Ventura, 2 relievers allow 4 hits as Royals shut out Reds

  Yordano Ventura, Kelvin Herrera and Wade Davis combined on a four-hitter and the Kansas City Royals beat the Cincinnati Reds 3-0 on Tuesday night. The Royals, who beat the New York Yankees 6-0 on Sunday, logged consecutive shutouts for the first time since Sept. 29-30, 1992, when Dennis Rasmussen and Rick Reed blanked the California Angels. The Reds have lost four straight, matching...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Reds shutout in Kansas City 3-0

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Yordano Ventura, Kelvin Herrera and Wade Davis combined on a four-hitter and the Kansas City Royals beat the Cincinnati Reds 3-0 on Tuesday night. The Royals, who beat the New York Yankees 6-0 on Sunday, logged consecutive shutouts for the first time since Sept. 29-30, 1992, when Dennis Rasmussen and Rick Reed blanked the California Angels. The Reds have...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Ventura, two relievers shut out Reds

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Yordano Ventura, Kelvin Herrera and Wade Davis combined on a four-hitter and the Kansas City Royals beat the Cincinnati Reds 3-0 on Tuesday night. The Royals, who beat the New York Yankees 6-0 on Sunday, logged consecutive shutouts for the first time since Sept. 29-30, 1992, when Dennis Rasmussen and Rick Reed blanked the California Angels. The Reds have lost...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Ventura, 2 relievers shut out Reds, 3-0

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Yordano Ventura, Kelvin Herrera and Wade Davis combined on a four-hitter and the Kansas City Royals beat the Cincinnati Reds 3-0 on Tuesday night. The Royals, who beat the New York Yankees 6-0 on Sunday, logged consecutive shutouts for the first time since Sept. 29-30, 1992, when Dennis Rasmussen and Rick Reed blanked the California Angels. The Reds have lost...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Tulane Cancels 2016 Game Against Mississippi State

Things just got a bit complicated for the Mississippi State Bulldogs and their 2016 season. Per Michael Bonner of the Clarion Ledger, the Tulane Green Wave have canceled an agreement regarding a game to be played between both squads at Davis Wade Stadium in Starkville on September 24, 2016. Now, Mississippi State is in a rough position. The Bulldogs already have two out-of-conference...
Via Campus Sports Net
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals batter Yanks' Chris Capuano in his belated season debut

  The Bronx Bombers sure haven't lived up to their old moniker lately. Edinson Volquez baffled New York with three-hit ball for seven innings Sunday, and relievers Wade Davis and Jason Frasor wiggled out of jams the final two frames, preserving the Kansas City Royals' 6-0 victory and the first shutout of the Yankees this season. Not that New York's been lighting up any scoreboards...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Royals and their B-BOAT (Best Bullpen of All-Time) re-inventing the game?

The end of the dead ball era and the rise of the homerun – thanks to Babe Ruth – slowly changed bullpen usage. It maxed out between 1974-1984 where five relief pitchers won a Cy Young. These men essentially pitched whenever a game was on the line, averaging 73.4 games, a whopping 133 innings (twice what a closer might throw today), 9.8 wins and 28.8 saves. Things began...
Via Royals Blue
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Closer Report, Week 3: Wade Doing Swimmingly

Imagine a world without Greg Holland.  Okay, got it... because it's here... sorta.  There would be no tulip or windmill jokes and Wade Davis would basically be the freaking mac.  I was interested to see what his numbers really were, since he basically became a full time reliever towards the end of the 2013 season, and up to this date thus far in the season. So over the 89 innings...
Via Razzball
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Royals Place Holland on DL, But Is it as Significant of a Loss as We Think?

Earlier in the week, Kansas City announced that Alex Rios would be placed on the disabled list for 3-6 weeks with a fractured metacarpal (finger). Just hours ago, the club also announced another devastating blow to their bullpen. Greg Holland is expected to miss 4-6 weeks with a pectoral strain. Two significant losses in just five days. Paulo Orlando and Jarrod Dyson, though are...
Via Royals Blue
April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Royals Place Greg Holland on DL

View image | gettyimages.com It's a good thing the Kansas City Royals have one of, if not the best bullpen in the MLB. They just placed their closer, Greg Holland, on the disabled list with a pectoral strain. Wade Davis is next in line to pick up a save with Kelvin Herrera picking up a vulture save or two on back to back nights.  The 3 headed monster has pitched 14 innings...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Royals beat Athletics in rematch of AL wild-card game

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Royals and A's picked up right where they left off. In their first meeting since last September's dramatic wild-card game, Paulo Orlando delivered a go-ahead triple in the eighth inning Friday night to help Kansas City to a 6-4 win over Oakland in another back-and-forth affair. Omar Infante also drove in a pair of runs for the Royals, whose 12-inning victory...
Via AP on Fox
April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals’ Bullpen Continuing Dominance of Last Season

Kansas City Royals relief pitcher Greg Holland delivers to a Chicago White Sox batter during the ninth inning of a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Wednesday, April 8, 2015. The Royals defeated the White Sox 7-5. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner) The Kansas City Royals have a legendary bullpen. This concrete dose of truth was established to a national audience in October...
Via The Sports Journal
April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Can Wade Davis Repeat His 2014 Season?

Photo Credit – Jake Roth – USA TODAY Sports The season that Wade Davis had in 2014 for the Kansas City Royals is one for the history books. As the primary set up man for closer Greg Holland, Davis pitched in 71 games [72 innings overall], accumulating an ERA of exactly 1.00 while striking out 109 [13.6 K/9] and walking 23 [2.9 BB/9], a K/BB rate of 4.74. To give an idea...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals: Bullpen battle

Wade Davis and Luke Hochevar will look to make the Royals’ bullpen the best in the league in 2015 (cbssports.com). The Kansas City Royals began their 2015 season this past week as they opened camp at Spring Training in Surprise, Arizona. With their first playoff appearance since 1985 last season which ended in their magical World Series run, there are high expectations for this...
Via isportsweb.com
March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Grading The Kansas City Royals Offseason

The Kansas City Royals had a lot to be proud of as they walked off the field last season. Regardless of the fact they didn’t win the World Series, they were a team that was projected to be close to making the playoffs, and in fact did make it to the World Series. After a team has so much success, should they alter their lineup and bullpen to improve, or keep it relatively the...
Via i70baseball
February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Cain, Davis and Ventura pick up Royals' team awards

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Outfielder Lorenzo Cain, relief pitcher Wade Davis and starting pitcher Yordano Ventura all had breakthrough seasons in 2014. And subsequently, all were winners of the Royals' 2014 team awards as voted on by the Kansas City chapter of the Baseball Writers Association of America. Cain was named the Les Milgram Player of the Year, Davis was named the Bruce Rice...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
January 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals Honor Three Players

KANSAS CITY, MO (January 12, 2015) – The Kansas City Royals announced their 2014 team award winners today, which were voted on by the Kansas City Chapter of the BWAA.  Outfielder Lorenzo Cain was named the Les Milgram Player of the Year, while relief pitcher Wade Davis garnered the Bruce Rice Pitcher of the Year award and starting pitcher Yordano Ventura earned the Joe Burke...
Via i70baseball
January 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Royals Right to Keep HDH Together

Throughout the season, people asked me a lot what the Royals were going to do about their bullpen situation because Greg Holland and Wade Davis were both going to be very expensive in the coming years. Sure enough, the Royals have already predictably exercised the $7 million 2015 option for Wade Davis and Greg Holland is projected to earn $9.3 million in his second year of arbitration...
Via Pine Tar Press
December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

FG on Fox: What’s Wrong With Wil Myers?

Two years ago, the Rays traded James Shields and Wade Davis to the Kansas City Royals for a package of talent centered around outfield prospect Wil Myers. The deal was divisive to say the least, primarily due to Myers’ inclusion; teams generally just didn’t trade prospects of his stature. When you have a 22 year […]
Via Fangraphs
December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals’ Wade Davis, Greg Holland garnering trade interest

According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, the Kansas City Royals have been receiving calls on right-handed set-up man Wade Davis and right-handed closer Greg Holland. Rosenthal notes that they could very well exchange one of them for a bat. Royals setup man Wade Davis and closer Greg Holland also are attracting trade interest, and it’s possible one of them could be traded for a...
Via Baseball Essential
December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Time to See if the Royals Will Trade From a Strength

There was precedent for Wade Davis‘ amazing Royals transformation. You could, for example, point to Wade Davis, in 2012. Or you could point to any number of other guys who’ve found comfortable homes in the bullpen after struggling as starters. But a year before Davis turned into an unhittable Royals reliever — that is, the […]
Via Fangraphs
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals close to signing Hochevar, won't shift Davis back to rotation

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A source with knowledge of the situation confirmed Wednesday that the Royals are close to signing right-hander Luke Hochevar to a two-year deal reportedly in the $10.5 million range, but that the Royals were not yet ready to make an announcement. Hochevar, 31, made $5,210,000 last season, though he didn't pitch after undergoing Tommy John surgery in March. The...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Mississippi State Bulldogs vs. UT Martin Skyhawks: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday the No. 1 ranked Mississippi State Bulldogs will travel to take on the UT Martin Skyhawks. Mississippi State (8-0) should have little trouble disposing of UT Martin (5-5) in this one. Coverage of the game between these two will air on the SEC Network beginning at 4:00 pm ET from Davis Wade Stadium in Starkville, MS. The Odds: Given the discrepancy between these two schools...
Via Tireball.com
November 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Yo, Dog, ease up on bells

Auburn Coach Gus Malzahn found it challenging to do an interview in Mississippi State's Davis Wade Stadium a few hours before the Tigers played the Bulldogs three weeks ago.
Via WholeHogSports
November 01, 2014

Mississippi State Bulldogs vs. Arkansas Razorbacks: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday two SEC foes meet when the No. 1 ranked Mississippi State Bulldogs host the Arkansas Razorbacks. Mississippi State (7-0) enters this one unbeaten while Arkansas (4-4) is 0-4 in SEC play. Coverage of the game between Arkansas and Mississippi State will air on ESPN2 and WatchESPN beginning at 7:15 pm ET from Davis Wade Stadium in Starkville, MS. The Odds: The Mississippi...
Via Tireball.com
October 31, 2014  |  Discuss
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