ROYALS RUMORS & GOSSIP

KC Royals: Chiefs Draft Pick Already Had Kansas City Ties

Many KC Royals fans were ecstatic with the recent pick of Texas Tech QB Patrick Mahomes. But even before the Chiefs selected him, Mahomes had a Kansas City connection. This connection doesn’t deal directly with the recent draft pick. It has to do with his father and the KC Royals. His father, also named Pat Mahomes, […] KC Royals: Chiefs Draft Pick Already Had Kansas City Ties...
Via Kings of Kauffman
1 hour ago

KC Royals: Off Day Observations

After a rough 0-7 road trip with the Texas Rangers and Chicago White Sox, the Royals will finally be coming home. The KC Royals will host the Twins, White Sox, and Indians over the next 10 days as they try and comeback from one of the worst road trips in club history.  While away from […] KC Royals: Off Day Observations - Kings of Kauffman - Kings of Kauffman - A Kansas City Royals...
Via Kings of Kauffman
8 hours ago

Royals' next wave of prospects heating up

The Royals are caught in the depths of a seven-game losing streak, but the situation is much brighter below. Kansas City has several Minor Leaguers -- many of whom represent the next wave of prospects knocking on the big league door -- who are off to a solid start.
Via Royals.com
10 hours ago

Digging a Hole (BP Kansas City Episode 54)

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kansascitybaseballvault/2017/04/27/digging-a-hole-bp-kansas-city-episode-54.mp3The Royals went winless since our last episode, largely due to continued struggles at the plate. How can they work out of it? What’s the biggest issue? When do you start to worry? (Or are you already?) We tried to address those questions, including what has to happen going...
Via BP Kansas City
11 hours ago

It's time to win or clean house for Royals

The Blue Jays are off to a rough start, prompting many observers to wonder if it's time for club president and CEO Mark Shapiro and general manager Ross Atkins to dismantle their roster.
Via Royals.com
12 hours ago

Road Trip From Hell

Was it the worst week ever? Not in a traditional Monday to the weekend sort of week. (Or Sunday if you’re a monster who can’t properly read a calendar.) Seven days. Seven games. Seven losses. The Royals left Kansas City after a 5-3 home stand with an even-steven record of 7-7 on the young season. They return to The K stuck on seven wins. And now with 14 losses. Brutal. It was...
Via BP Kansas City
13 hours ago

Diamonds in the Rough 4-26-17

The Royals affiliates went 0-2, with a rainout at Double-A. HR Roll Call: Chris DeVito (4), Angelo Castellano (2) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Angelo Castellano 2-3, 2R, HR, BB, RBI BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Colin Rodgers 4 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 5 K, 3-2 GO-FO, 56p/35k Myrtle Beach Pelicans 7, Wilmington Blue Rocks 3  A.J. Puckett, the Royals 2016 2nd round draft pick, continued...
Via BP Kansas City
17 hours ago

KC Royals: What is Wrong with Alcides Escobar Offensively?

Never really known for his offense, the KC Royals shortstop, Alcides Escobar, is off to a start that is even considered rough for him. What is causing this deep slump for Escobar? KC Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar has never really been good with the bat. His best season was in 2012, when he was about […] KC Royals: What is Wrong with Alcides Escobar Offensively? - Kings of Kauffman...
Via Kings of Kauffman
17 hours ago

Hosmer liner symbolizes unlucky trip

It goes to show what kind of slump the Royals are in right now when struggling first baseman Eric Hosmer rips a line drive at 112.9 mph -- the second-hardest ball he has hit this season, according to Statcast -- and it's an out.
Via Royals.com
1 day ago

Royals Prospect Zimmer Once Again Placed On DL

According to a tweet by the official Omaha Storm Chasers twitter account, pitcher Kyle Zimmer has once again landed himself on the disabled list retroactive to April 21st.  His most recent stint comes after he left Thursdays game early with what was described as a sore shoulder.  Zimmer is no stranger to the disabled list, having landed on it frequently during his 6 seasons...
Via Royals Blue
3 days ago

Kansas City Royals: Offensive struggles continue

The Kansas City Royals have struggled to find their way offensively so far in the first month of their 2017 campaign. The Royals have set a record for a franchise low in runs scoring just 44 runs through the first 17 games of the season. Between April 14th and Sunday’s victory against the Texas Rangers, the Royals went 67 innings without scoring more than one run in an inning...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Back to Back Royals Home Runs

The Royals may have lost, but they did have one bit of significant history in their Sunday match in Texas. Moustakas & Bonifacio hit back-2-back home runs in the 3rd inning against Texas.  It was the 138th time this has occurred in franchise history. Click below to see the list! Back-to-Back Home Runs (1)      
Via Royals Blue
3 days ago

Kansas City Royals: Is Eric Hosmer letting free agency get to him?

Via FOX Sports
4 days ago

Video surfaces of man punching woman at Royals game

Video has surfaced of an altercation in the stands at Kauffman Stadium that culminated with a man punching a woman during Tuesday’s game between the Kansas City Royals and San Francisco Giants.The incident occurred in the seats along the first-base line. TMZ Sports has released video of the incident. The parties involved in the fight were named as Edmond Lee Stryker of Lexington...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Marlins’ Christian Yelich makes amazing catch, crashes face-first into center-field wall

Christian Yelich is on his way to winning another Gold Glove award with plays like these.The Miami Marlins outfielder made a ridiculous over-the-shoulder catch in Wednesday’s game against the Seattle Mariners, robbing outfielder Jarrod Dyson of an extra-base hit in the bottom of the first inning. Yelich caught the ball on the heel of his glove before crashing face-first into the...
Via The Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Yordano Ventura’s mom throws out the first pitch at Royals’ home opener

Home openers are some of the most exciting events for every baseball fan, but this year’s was bittersweet for the Kansas City Royals. In a touching moment, the mother of former pitcher Yordano Ventura threw out the ceremonial first pitch on Monday at Kauffman Stadium. Ventura died in January from injuries sustained in a car crash. He was 25 years old. Having his mother, Marisol...
Via The Comeback
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals: Opening day roster

The Kansas City Royals will open up their 2017 campaign against the Minnesota Twins on the road on Monday and begin their fight to get back to the postseason. The Royals optioned utility-man Whit Merrifield to Omaha on Sunday, rounding out their 25-man roster.One of the biggest questions heading into Spring Training this season was who would take charge at second base. Many predicted...
Via isportsweb.com
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals: 2017 expectations

The Kansas City Royals will open up their 2017 season on Monday on the road against the Minnesota Twins. The Royals are just a season removed from their first World Series title in thirty years, and are looking to make the playoffs for the third time in the last four seasons. After nearly three decades without a winning season, the Royals have averaged over 87 wins the past four...
Via isportsweb.com
26 days ago  |  Discuss
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