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Tampa Bay Rays at Kansas City Royals doubleheader preview

GAME 1: 2 P.M. (NO TV) GAME 2: PREGAME COVERAGE STARTS AT 7:30 P.M. (SUN SPORTS) Chris Young is enduring some home woes for the Kansas City Royals, while the Tampa Bay Rays' Matt Moore needs to put a wild season debut behind him. Kansas City's Edinson Volquez can relate to desiring a bounce-back effort after arguably his worst outing of the season. Volquez will get the start in...
Via AP on Fox
42 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Royals' Young, Volquez approach doubleheader with relatable desires

Chris Young is enduring some home woes for the Kansas City Royals, while the Tampa Bay Rays' Matt Moore needs to put a wild season debut behind him. Kansas City's Edinson Volquez can relate to desiring a bounce-back effort after arguably his worst outing of the season. Volquez will get the start in the nightcap of a day-night doubleheader after Young and Moore meet in Tuesday's opener...
Via Fox Sports
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Royals' Young, Volquez approach doubleheader with relatable desires

Chris Young is enduring some home woes for the Kansas City Royals, while the Tampa Bay Rays' Matt Moore needs to put a wild season debut behind him. Kansas City's Edinson Volquez can relate to desiring a bounce-back effort after arguably his worst outing of the season. Volquez will get the start in the nightcap of a day-night doubleheader after Young and Moore meet in Tuesday's opener...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

This Date In Royals History–1985 Edition: July 7

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. A pair of three-run innings helped the Royals avoid a four-game sweep, as Kansas City defeated […]
Via Pine Tar Press
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Tampa Bay Rays at Kansas City Royals doubleheader preview

GAME 1: 2 P.M. (NO TV) GAME 2: PREGAME COVERAGE STARTS AT 7:30 P.M. (SUN SPORTS) Chris Young is enduring some home woes for the Kansas City Royals, while the Tampa Bay Rays' Matt Moore needs to put a wild season debut behind him. Kansas City's Edinson Volquez can relate to desiring a bounce-back effort after arguably his worst outing of the season. Volquez will get the start in...
Via Fox Sports Florida
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Dusty’s unforgettable debut and ensuing social media hypocrisy

  JOHN SLEEZER – KC Star By: Conrad McGorkin   On Friday night we saw a player that many probably didn’t even realize was in the Royals organization, on the same day he was promoted from Omaha, make a base running error that could have cost the Royals a win. But, it was much more than that. Dusty Coleman, who was called up to take the place of Christian...
Via Royals Blue
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Monday Mailbag: Will O’Hearn Power Hosmer Out of 1B in KC?

The Dynasty Desk brings you a special Tuesday edition of the Monday Mailbag. As always, send your dynasty-related questions to Lance Rinker and get your answer on next week’s edition of the post! I’m a lil worried about Ryan O’Hearn. I mean I’ll likely be playing for the Yanks in 2017 any way, but is this dude a threat to me being traded? I’d really love to win some games...
Via Baseball Professor
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

ASG Final Vote: Yankees' Gardner Faces Uphill Battle Against Royals' Moustakas

Congratulations to Dellin Betances and Mark Teixeira, who were chosen to represent the New York Yankees at the 2015 All Star Game.  Alex Rodriguez was not selected but, unlike many other fans, that doesn't bother me at all.What does bother me is that Brett Gardner will have to be subjected to the Final Vote: I suppose I should be happy he is on the ballot. However, it is very hard...
Via Lady At The Bat
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Royals’ Kauffman Stadium Dugouts Flood Amid Severe Storm, Tornado Warning (Photos)

The Kansas City Royals grounds crew has a lot of work to do. Amid severe thunderstorms and a tornado warning that produced the beginnings of at least one funnel cloud, incredible amounts of rain hit Kansas City’s Kauffman Stadium on Monday. Royals All-Star catcher Salvador Perez posted a video to Instagram showing water rushing down the dugout steps into the hallway that leads...
Via NESN.com
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals DFA Jason Frasor

Traditional stats say that veteran right-hander Jason Frasor is having an effective season out of the Kansas City Royals bullpen. According to Sabermetrics, he is struggling. Based on the the latter, the Royals designated Frasor for assignment on Monday to make room on the active roster for outfielder Paulo Orlando. The 37-year-old Frasor was a key member of a Royals bullpen that...
Via Baseball News Source
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Davis and Herrera make it six Royal All-Stars, and Moose still has a shot

NEW YORK -- A record six Kansas City Royals were picked for the All-Star Game, with players electing pitcher Wade Davis, and AL manager Ned Yost of Kansas City selecting reliever Kelvin Herrera. They join Royals outfielders Lorenzo Cain and Alex Gordon, catcher Salvador Perez and shortstop Alcides Escobar, who were elected on Sunday as starters. "The one thing that Kelvin did that...
Via AP on Fox
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Davis and Herrera make it six Royal All-Stars, and Moose still has a shot

NEW YORK -- A record six Kansas City Royals were picked for the All-Star Game, with players electing pitcher Wade Davis, and AL manager Ned Yost of Kansas City selecting reliever Kelvin Herrera. They join Royals outfielders Lorenzo Cain and Alex Gordon, catcher Salvador Perez and shortstop Alcides Escobar, who were elected on Sunday as starters. "The one thing that Kelvin did that...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rays game in Kansas City vs. Royals postponed amidst tornado warnings

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The game between the Tampa Bay Rays and Royals scheduled for Monday night was postponed about an hour before the first pitch as tornado sirens blared across the Kansas City metro area. The four-game series is the only time the teams meet Kauffman Stadium this season, so they will make the game up with a day-night doubleheader Tuesday. Game 1 will be at 1...
Via AP on Fox
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rays game in Kansas City vs. Royals postponed amidst tornado warnings

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The game between the Tampa Bay Rays and Royals scheduled for Monday night was postponed about an hour before the first pitch as tornado sirens blared across the Kansas City metro area. The four-game series is the only time the teams meet Kauffman Stadium this season, so they will make the game up with a day-night doubleheader Tuesday. Game 1 will be at 1...
Via Fox Sports Florida
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Royals-Rays postponed due to tornado warnings; will play two Tuesday

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The game between the Tampa Bay Rays and Kansas City Royals scheduled for Monday night has been postponed with tornado warnings in the Kansas City area. The game was called off about an hour before it was set to begin as heavy rain fell. The Royals and Rays will play a day-night doubleheader Tuesday, with games at 1:10 p.m. and 7:10 p.m. Both games will be televised...
Via AP on Fox
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rays-Royals game postponed, tornado warnings in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The game between the Tampa Bay Rays and Royals scheduled for Monday night has been postponed with tornado warnings in the Kansas City area. The game was called off about an hour before it was set to begin as heavy rain fell. The Royals and Rays will play a day-night doubleheader Tuesday, with games at 1:10 p.m. and 7:10 p.m.
Via AP on Fox
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Royals-Rays postponed due to tornado warnings; will play two Tuesday

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The game between the Tampa Bay Rays and Kansas City Royals scheduled for Monday night has been postponed with tornado warnings in the Kansas City area. The game was called off about an hour before it was set to begin as heavy rain fell. The Royals and Rays will play a day-night doubleheader Tuesday, with games at 1:10 p.m. and 7:10 p.m. Both games will be televised...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Royals recall Orlando, designate Frasor for assignment

The Kansas City Royals announced Monday that they have recalled outfielder Paulo Orlando from Triple A Omaha. He will be in uniform for the team's 7:10 p.m. game against the Tampa Bay Rays. In a corresponding roster move, right-handed pitcher Jason Frasor has been designated for assignment. Orlando, 29, will begin his second stint with the major league club after hitting .241 with...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Does any Kansas City Royals player deserve to start the All-Star Game?

Over the past six weeks, the popular story for the All-Star Game voting was the amount of players from the Kansas City Royals leading the nine starting spots. At one point, they had eight of those spots filled by Royals, but it fell down to four starters by the end of the voting process. Now that the voting is final and the statistics are up to date, there is a fair question to be...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Royals place 3B Moustakas on family medical emergency list

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Kansas City Royals placed third baseman Mike Moustakas on the bereavement list and recalled infielder Cheslor Cuthbert from Triple A Omaha before opening a four-game series against Tampa Bay on Monday night. Moustakas left in the sixth inning of Sunday's victory over Minnesota. This is the second time he's been placed on the family medical emergency list....
Via AP on Fox
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Royals to Start Cheslor Cuthbert with Moose on Bereavement/Family Emergency List

The Royals announced that Mike Moustakas has been placed on the bereavement/family emergency list, and to fill his spot on the roster have called up Cheslor Cuthbert. Cuthbert takes over a role previously held by Christian Colon, who had started at 3b in the past, but was often plagued by inconsistencies on defense. Colon was recently sent back down to AAA to make way for first...
Via Royals Blue
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Royals put Moustakas on bereavement list, recall Cuthbert

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Kansas City Royals placed third baseman Mike Moustakas on the bereavement list and recalled infielder Cheslor Cuthbert from Triple-A Omaha before opening a four-game series against Tampa Bay on Monday night. Moustakas left in the sixth inning of Sunday's victory over Minnesota. This is the second time he's been placed on the family medical emergency list...
Via AP on Fox
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Picking the rest of the AL All-Stars

The fan voting is complete and the starting lineups for the American and National Leagues are set with four Kansas City Royals leading the way for the AL. Catcher Salvador Perez, shortstop Alcides Escobar and outfielders Lorezno Cain and Alex Gordon get the nod from the Royals. They will be joined by first baseman Miguel Cabrera of the Detroit Tigers, though he is injured and...
Via Baseball Essential
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Which Kansas City Royals Could Join Four Starters in the 2015 All-Star Game?

KANSAS CITY, MO – JULY 05: Eric Hosmer #35 of the Kansas City Royals is mobbed by teammates after driving in the game-winning run in the bottom of the 9th inning against the Minnesota Twins at Kauffman Stadium on July 5, 2015 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images) Once leading the 2015 All-Star balloting with eight in-line starters last month, the Kansas...
Via The Sports Journal
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Royals place 3B Moustakas on Family Medical Emergency List

The Royals announced Monday that they have placed third baseman Mike Moustakas on the Bereavement/Family Medical Emergency List. Infielder Cheslor Cuthbert has been called up from Triple A in the corresponding move and will wear uniform No. 19 for Kansas City.  Cuthbert, 22, is making his first appearance on the 25-man roster after signing with the Royals as a non-drafted free agent...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
20 hours ago  |  Discuss
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