3, 2, 1… Where’s The Contact?

Part of the Royals recipe for offensive success the last couple of seasons was their ability to put the bat on the ball. With the mantra “Keep the line moving” and lacking power of their peers, the Royals relied on a simple formula of putting the ball in play and putting pressure on the opposing defense with their collective speed. This season, the Royals are a league average...
Via BP Kansas City
8 hours ago

Royals: Should The Team Re-sign Kendrys Morales?

The Royals biggest source of power throughout the past two years has come in the form of DH Kendrys Morales. General manager Dayton Moore signed him to a two-year contract back in the 2014-2015 offseason. But, Morales can become a free-agent after the 2016 season. The discussions have been swirling around as to what exactly […] Royals: Should The Team Re-sign Kendrys Morales? ...
Via Kings of Kauffman
9 hours ago

Royals Report: KC Holds Off Elimination With 4-3 Walk-Off Win

The Royals won their third straight game with a 4-3 victory over the Twins on Tuesday at Kauffman Stadium. Kansas City is still technically alive in the AL playoff race, but the Orioles can eliminate them with another win. The Kansas City Royals improved to 80-77 on the season. They sit 5.0 games behind the […] Royals Report: KC Holds Off Elimination With 4-3 Walk-Off Win - Kings...
Via Kings of Kauffman
17 hours ago

Royals top Twins 4-3 in 11 innings on Burns' sacrfifice fly

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Billy Burns' sacrifice fly scored Raul Mondesi in the 11th inning as the Kansas City Royals defeated the Minnesota Twins 4-3 Tuesday night, staving off postseason elimination. The defending World Series champions are five games behind Baltimore for the second AL wild card with five to play. The Orioles lost 5-1 at Toronto on Tuesday night. Mondesi drew a...
Via Associated Press
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

RECAP: Royals 4, Twins 3; Walkoff Makes The Royals Great Again

The Royals played a game on Tuesday night. It was, I have to say, it was a beautiful game. Wonderful, really. Walkoff. Those are so nice. So nice. Just a lot of fun, walkoffs. This game was played in the nicest, best stadium in the league. There have been many polls that have rated The K as the best. The best stadium. I mean, you wouldn’t believe the many polls that say it’s...
Via BP Kansas City
18 hours ago

Gee done for season after being hospitalized with blood clots

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Right-hander Dillon Gee has two blood clots and will not pitch again this season for the Kansas City Royals.Gee was the winning pitcher Sunday at Detroit, but was hospitalized after the game. He returned Tuesday to Kansas City."Dillon developed some shortness of breath after the game when we were packing up," Royals manager Ned Yost said before Tuesday's game...
Via Associated Press
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

KC Royals Begin Final Home Stand

The end is near for our defending World Series champion KC Royals who begin their second to last series. While they’ve had little margin of error the past month, they’re not in control as other teams can eliminate them as soon as Tuesday night regardless of the outcome. Minnesota has struggled against Kansas City which […] KC Royals Begin Final Home Stand - Kings of Kauffman...
Via Kings of Kauffman
1 day ago

KC shuts down Cain, Gee for rest of season

Outfielder Lorenzo Cain and right-hander Dillon Gee are done for the season, Royals manager Ned Yost said Tuesday.
1 day ago

Nobody’s Perfect

The pitcher win and the pitcher loss have to be among the very first baseball stats. Like it or not, they are still going to be in the paper every morning long after we are all gone. Thanks to Cy Young wins by Zack Greinke and Felix Hernandez, even the old guard baseball writers have come to the realization that win-loss record is a poor indicator of how well a player has pitched...
Via BP Kansas City
1 day ago

Royals boast promising backstops at instructs

Salvador Perez has started the last three All-Star Games behind the plate for the American League, and the Royals have more catching talent on the way, including No. 6 prospect Chase Vallot.
2 days ago

Terrance Gore Is Human After All

This is not how a catcher reacts to your typical regular-season caught stealing: And this is not the sort of enthusiasm with which a catcher is typically met in the post-game high-five line: If you missed what happened in the ninth inning of Wednesday’s game between the Cleveland Indians and the Kansas City Royals, I’ve already spoiled the surprise. Terrance Gore, pinch-runner...
Via Fangraphs
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Job Postings: Kansas City Royals Baseball Systems Developer & Lead Developer

To be clear, there are two postings here. Position: Kansas City Royals Baseball Systems Developer Location: Kansas City Description: The Kansas City Royals Baseball Club is seeking a highly motivated developer to support baseball operations. The ideal applicant will be able to manage multiple concurrent projects that facilitate enhanced communications, reporting, and other interactions...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

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