Tag Archives: Kansas City Royals

Posted on March 23, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Just two years removed from a World Series title, the Kansas City Royals appear to be on the decline. However, they made a push for a wild-card spot last year and made some positive moves over the winter in hopes of being competitive this season. But do […]

Posted on March 9, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Few players were victimized by the historically slow free agent market than third baseman Mike Moustakas. But with three weeks left until opening day, Mike Moustakas has found a home. Well, he’s actually just returning to his old home. Moustakas has struck a deal to return to […]

Posted on January 30, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine In a trade completed Monday night, the Oakland A’s have acquired first baseman Brandon Moss and pitcher Ryan Buchter from the Kansas City Royals. In exchange, the Royals have received pitchers Jesse Hahn and Heath Fillmyer. The Royals are also sending $3.25 million to Oakland to help cover […]

Posted on January 26, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Milwaukee Brewers aren’t messing around. In a matter of hours Thursday, they made two huge moves. Soon after acquiring Christian Yelich from the Marlins, the Brewers have reportedly agreed to sign free agent Lorenzo Cain. According to reports, Cain deal is for five years and $80 million […]

Posted on November 14, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine This offseason is nothing if not a crossroads for the Kansas City Royals. Several of their most important players are free agents this winter, most notably Eric Hosmer, Mike Moustakas, and Lorenzo Cain. All three have been made qualifying offers, and all three are expected to decline […]

Posted on November 13, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine On the heels of winning his first World Series ring in his 20th major league season, Carlos Beltran is calling it a career. Beltran announced Monday that he’s retiring from baseball, allowing him to go out on top after helping the Houston Astros win a world championship. […]

Posted on November 6, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Last winter, the market for closers in baseball was the most lucrative it had ever been. Greg Holland is betting on that being the case again this offseason. Holland has decided not to exercise his $15 million option to stay with the Colorado Rockies in 2018. Instead, […]

Posted on September 23, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine As we approach the end of September, managers around baseball begin to ponder their futures. But that’s not something the Kansas City Royals need to worry about. Royals manager Ned Yost said Friday that there’s no doubt he’ll return to manage the team in 2018. Yost has […]

Posted on September 16, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine After more than three weeks of winning, the streak is over. The Cleveland Indians saw their 22-game win streak broken Friday night by a 4-3 loss to the Kansas City Royals. The Indians fall a few games short of tying the MLB record of 26 straight wins […]

Posted on September 9, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine With time running out in the season and their postseason hopes slipping away, the Kansas City Royals are shaking up their bullpen. Royals manager Ned Yost announced Friday that closer Kelvin Herrera has been removed from the closer’s role, at least for now. Yost says that some […]

Posted on August 29, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Kansas City Royals ace Danny Duffy was arrested Sunday night and cited for driving under the influence in suburban Kansas City. Duffy reportedly fell asleep while at a Burger King drive-thru window around 8 p.m. in Overland Park, Kansas. The car was in neutral with his foot […]

Posted on August 10, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Kansas City Royals made a concerted effort at the trade deadline to improve their pitching staff in hopes of sneaking into the playoffs. But it appears their top July acquisition has been lost to injury for the foreseeable future. The Royals placed starter Trevor Cahill on […]

Posted on May 29, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Kansas City Royals have had a difficult time staying competitive through the first two months of the season, and it’s not going to get any easier for a team that appears to be approaching the end of its window to be a playoff contender. The Royals […]

Posted on March 27, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Heading into spring training, nearly every position in the Kansas City Royals lineup was spoken for except second base, where there was a wide-open competition among four players. In the end, the least likely player to win the job at the start of camp, Raul Mondesi Jr., […]

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