Tag Archives: Kansas City Royals

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., […]

Posted on March 19, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Just one year removed from a World Series championship, the Kansas City Royals find themselves at a crossroads heading into the 2017 season. They are hoping to bounce back from an injury-plagued 2016 season, but several of their core players are set to become free agents next […]

Posted on March 12, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez suffered a knee injury Saturday night while playing for Team Venezuela in the World Baseball Classic. Perez suffered the injury during a home plate collision with Royals teammate Drew Butera, who made an ill-advised effort to score the game-winning run for […]

Posted on March 6, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine After being released by the Chicago White Sox last week, it may not take long for infielder Brett Lawrie to find a new job. There are already reports linking Lawrie to four major league clubs. MLB insider Jim Bowden reported on Sunday that the Blue Jays, Mets, […]

Posted on July 28, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine The Los Angeles Angels completed their game Wednesday night against the Kansas City Royals under protest. The protest relates to a two-run error in the 7th game that tied the game at 3 runs apiece. The Royals went on to win the game 7-5. With two runners […]

Posted on July 18, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Trade rumors and speculation continue to surround the New York Yankees, and the latest talk involves outfielder Carlos Beltran. A recent report indicates that the Bronx Bombers had talks at some point this season with the Kansas City Royals about Beltran. Of course, Beltran began his career […]

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