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Royals' Volquez on Blue Jays' Donaldson: 'He's a little baby'

If you didn't see the Kansas City Royals-Toronto Blue Jays game Sunday, you missed a doozy. It all started, at least today, with Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson pimping a home run off opposing pitcher Edinson Volquez. It all went down from there. In Donaldson's next at-bat, he was thrown at by Volquez, though he didn't get hit. Tempers flared and simmered throughout the game, but...
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5 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Royals were involved in another beanball controversy

It’s a day that ends in -Y. The Kansas City Royals are pissing teams off by throwing at players once again. Sunday’s situation in Toronto started in the first inning when Edinson Volquez hit Josh Donaldson with the first pitch of his at bat. (video here because MLBAM is stupid) Note that home plate umpire Jim Wolf warns both benches after the plunking, which would seemingly imply...
Via Bloguin Best
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Benches clear during Royals-Blue Jays game

It’s a day that ends in -Y. The Kansas City Royals are pissing teams off by throwing at players once again. Sunday’s situation in Toronto started in the first inning when Edinson Volquez hit Josh Donaldson with the first pitch of his at bat. (video here because MLBAM is stupid) Note that home plate umpire Jim Wolf warns both benches after the plunking, which would seemingly...
Via The Outside Corner
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Royals fall to Blue Jays 5-2 in a testy game

TORONTO -- Chris Colabello hit a two-run home run, R.A. Dickey threw seven shutout innings and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Kansas City Royals 5-2 in testy matchup Sunday, taking three of four from the AL's top team. Both benches and bullpens emptied after Toronto reliever Aaron Sanchez was ejected for throwing at Kansas City's Alcides Escobar in the eighth. It was the climax of...
Via AP on Fox
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

O (No!), Canada! Royals can’t contain Blue Jays offense. Lose 5-2.

    In a series that had the feel of October, things got extremely heated between the Blue Jays and Royals at the Rogers Centre in Toronto.  3 hit batsmen, 2 more close calls, 3 ejections, and a benches clearing incident capped off a back-and-forth season series against Toronto with the Royals losing 5-2. In the 1st inning, Alcides Escobar led off the game with a single...
Via Royals Blue
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Benches, bullpens clear in tense Royals-Blue Jays game

TORONTO -- Both benches and bullpens emptied after Toronto reliever Aaron Sanchez was ejected for throwing at Kansas City's Alcides Escobar in the eighth inning on Sunday. It was the climax of a game-long spat that began when Royals starter Edinson Volquez hit Josh Donaldson on the left arm in the first inning. Donaldson and Volquez traded stares and words as the Blue Jays slugger...
Via AP on Fox
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Colabello homers, Jays beat Royals 5-2 in testy game

TORONTO (AP) Chris Colabello hit a two-run home run, R.A. Dickey threw seven shutout innings and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Kansas City Royals 5-2 in testy matchup Sunday, taking three of four from the AL's top team. Both benches and bullpens emptied after Toronto reliever Aaron Sanchez was ejected for throwing at Kansas City's Alcides Escobar in the eighth. It was the climax...
Via AP on Fox
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Royals fall to Blue Jays 5-2 in a testy game

TORONTO -- Chris Colabello hit a two-run home run, R.A. Dickey threw seven shutout innings and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Kansas City Royals 5-2 in testy matchup Sunday, taking three of four from the AL's top team. Both benches and bullpens emptied after Toronto reliever Aaron Sanchez was ejected for throwing at Kansas City's Alcides Escobar in the eighth. It was the climax of...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Benches, bullpens clear at game between Royals, Jays

TORONTO (AP) Both benches and bullpens emptied after Toronto reliever Aaron Sanchez was ejected for throwing at Kansas City's Alcides Escobar in the eighth inning on Sunday. It was the climax of a game-long spat that began when Royals starter Edinson Volquez hit Josh Donaldson on the left arm in the first inning. Donaldson and Volquez traded stares and words as the Blue Jays slugger...
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8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brooks' A's debut impresses just about everyone - family included

Saturday was a big day in the career of right-hander Aaron Brooks.Obtained by the Oakland Athletics in the trade that sent Ben Zobrist to the Kansas City Royals, the 25-year-old Brooks made his first start with his new club at O.co Coliseum and things couldn't have gone much better.Facing the Cleveland Indians, Brooks sailed through seven innings, allowing just five hits and one...
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11 hours ago  |  Discuss

This Date In Royals History–1985 Edition: August 2

In honor of the 30th anniversary of the Royals’ World Series title, Pine Tar Press presents a day-by-day look at the 1985 season. Check Pine Tar Press every day for a new edition of This Date In Royals History. The Royals scored two runs in the ninth to tie the game, then captured a walkoff […]
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Blue Jays Slugger Jose Bautista Hits First Home Run Off Of Royals Pitcher Wade Davis in Close to Two Years

Fantasy owners and maybe some Kansas City Royals fans that are really in to stats probably knew this, but heading in to Saturday's game against the Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Wade Davis had not given up a home run in close to two years--August 24. 2013 to be exact.That is, until he faced Jose Bautistavia Cut4Read more »
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Zobrist homers twice, doubles as Royals beat Blue Jays 7-6

TORONTO -- After a big win over the Blue Jays, it was slow jam time in the Kansas City Royals' clubhouse. Seated around a table in the middle of the room, Kendrys Morales and Danny Duffy gave a spirited sing-along to Whitney Houston's "I Will Always Love You." Maybe they were dedicating it to new teammate Ben Zobrist. Zobrist hit solo home runs from both sides of the plate, Eric...
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Zobrist homers twice, doubles as Royals beat Blue Jays 7-6

TORONTO -- After a big win over the Blue Jays, it was slow jam time in the Kansas City Royals' clubhouse. Seated around a table in the middle of the room, Kendrys Morales and Danny Duffy gave a spirited sing-along to Whitney Houston's "I Will Always Love You." Maybe they were dedicating it to new teammate Ben Zobrist. Zobrist hit solo home runs from both sides of the plate, Eric...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Royals Win Back-And-Forth Affair Against Toronto

You’re not officially a Royal until Salvador Perez poors something on you. Well, welcome to the team, Ben Zobrist. Before Yordano Ventura had a chance to take the mound, Zobrist hammered one to give the Royals a 1-0 lead.   For three innings, it looked like the final would be 1-0, and Yordano Ventura would get his sixth win of the year. Part of that is true. Ventura did...
Via Royals Blue
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Deadline addition Zobrist homers twice as Royals outslug Jays

  Ben Zobrist hit two home runs, Eric Hosmer singled home the go-ahead run in the eighth inning and the Kansas City Royals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-6 on Saturday to snap a three-game losing streak. Zobrist, who went 3 for 4 and scores three runs, also homered in the first and doubled and scored in the sixth. Yordano Ventura (6-7) gave up five runs and six hits in seven innings...
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Zobrist hits 2 HRs, Royals beat Jays 7-6

TORONTO (AP) Ben Zobrist hit two home runs, Eric Hosmer singled home the go-ahead run in the eighth inning and the Kansas City Royals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-6 on Saturday to snap a three-game losing streak. Zobrist, who went 3 for 4 and scores three runs, also homered in the first and doubled and scored in the sixth. Yordano Ventura (6-7) gave up five runs and six hits in...
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Royals’ Kendrys Morales Baffles Catcher With Incredibly Crafty Slide (Video)

There are ninja slides, and then there’s what Kendrys Morales did Friday night. The Kansas City Royals designated hitter took deception to a whole different level in the first inning of his team’s contest against the Blue Jays at Toronto. After Ben Zobrist slapped a grounder through the right side, Morales tried to score from second base, and a strong throw from right fielder...
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This Date In Royals History–1985 Edition: August 1

In honor of the 30th anniversary of the Royals’ World Series title, Pine Tar Press presents a day-by-day look at the 1985 season. Check Pine Tar Press every day for a new edition of This Date In Royals History. Today was an off-day for the Royals after their quick three-game trip to Detroit. The Royals […]
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KC Royals DH Kendrys Morales with the slide of the decade last night

In the first inning of Friday night's game between the KC Royals and Toronto Blue Jays, Kansas City designated hitter Kendrys Morales attempted to score from second base on a Ben Zobrist single. He did. Somehow.Stop. Jump. Step.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
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Bullpen Betrays Cueto as Royals fall to Blue Jays, 7-6

With Johnny Cueto on the hill, the gameplan for the Royals was simple: get through six innings with a lead. It always is. On Friday night, it took an unusual and unfortunate turn from the norm. Kansas City blew two separate three-run leads en route to dropping Friday night's game in Toronto, 7-6. Josh Donaldson's walk-off single was the deciding at bat, ruining "Cueto Day" for...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Cueto gets no decision in first start for Royals

This was the start we were all anticipating since Johnny Cueto was dealt to the Kansas City Royals. We all wanted to see if the right-handed flame thrower could handle the American League style of pitching, of course we didn’t know that Troy Tulowitzki would be involved in this game, when Cueto was scheduled to pitch against the Toronto Blue Jays. The Royals started hot scoring...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kendrys Morales scores with incredible slide (Video)

Kendrys Morales pulled out the phantom slide move on Russell Martin Friday, and it worked to perfection. During the top of the first inning of the Royals’ game against the Blue Jays in Toronto, new KC acquisition Ben Zobrist laced a single to right field. It scored Eric Hosmer easily, but Morales looked like he...Read More
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals Offense is Quiet in Loss

TORONTO, CANADA – JULY 30: Lorenzo Cain #6 of the Kansas City Royals reacts after being called out on strikes in the eighth inning during MLB game action against the Toronto Blue Jays on July 30, 2015 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images) After a promising top half of the first inning, the Kansas City Royals bats became silent....
Via The Sports Journal
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Big Dance: The 1738 Kansas City Royals

I love music. I love good music. I love bad music. I love all types of music. But I’ve also come to the realization that now, as a man in..... The post The Big Dance: The 1738 Kansas City Royals appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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