Could Hoz's numbers rise by elevating ball?

If you're trying to dig deep into the numbers and analyze why Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer is off to a slow start, it would be easy to single out his high ground-ball rate. Another explanation: Bad luck.
31 minutes 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...
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4 hours 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...
5 hours 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)      
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6 hours ago

KC Royals Series Breakdown and Prediction: Chicago White Sox

The KC Royals continue their seven game road trip, looking to finally get on some sort of offensive run. They’ll have a chance to do it against a struggling Chicago White Sox team, an opponent they have had recent success with. The KC Royals bats had serious trouble in Arlington, with multiple hitters in deep […] KC Royals Series Breakdown and Prediction: Chicago White Sox -...
Via Kings of Kauffman
11 hours ago

Diamonds in the Rough 4-23-17

A good day was had by the affiliates on Sunday, going 4-1 with just an extra inning loss at High-A. HR Roll Call Ryan O’Hearn (5),Logan Moon (2), Elier Hernandez (2), Chris DeVito (3) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Samir Duenez 2-4 HR, 2R, 2b, 5 RBI BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Gerson Garabito 6 IP 2 H 0 R 0 ER 2 BB 6 K 6-3 GO-FO 96p/61k NW Arkansas Naturals 10 Tulsa Drillers 3 Once again...
Via BP Kansas City
14 hours ago

With Salvy out, Butera is valuable backup

Royals catcher Salvador Perez remained out of the lineup on Sunday with neck stiffness, but the presence of backup catcher Drew Butera is a luxury most teams don't have, manager Ned Yost said.
1 day ago

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

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1 day ago

Royals' bats don't pitch in to back Kennedy

After another seven strong innings, Royals starter Ian Kennedy's ERA dipped to 2.08, not much more than half the American League average. Unfortunately for him, the Royals have scored a total of three runs over Kennedy's four starts, including Saturday's 2-1 loss to the Rangers.
1 day ago

Karns Struggles on the hill; KC Royals Offensive Woes Remain

The KC Royals offense was once again one of the main focuses on their second straight loss to the Texas Rangers. The KC Royals lost their second game in a row to the Texas Rangers with a final score of 6-2. Nathan Karns let up six runs in 4.2 innings which raised his season ERA […] Karns Struggles on the hill; KC Royals Offensive Woes Remain - Kings of Kauffman - Kings of Kauffman...
Via Kings of Kauffman
2 days ago

KC Royals bringing Jorge Bonifacio to The Show

Hip-Hip-Jorge! KC Royals call Bonifacio to The Show in an attempt to spark an anemic lineup. One could read the KC Royals call-up of Jorge Bonifacio—less than 12 hours after a joyless 13-inning affair in the opener against the Texas Rangers in which the offense could not muster a single run despite a strong start […] KC Royals bringing Jorge Bonifacio to The Show - Kings of Kauffman...
Via Kings of Kauffman
3 days ago

Champions of the Changeup

The Kansas City Royals offense has been dreadful. There, now that that’s out of the way, let’s talk about something more fun, like the Kansas City Royals starting rotation. It’s been extremely undreadful. They lead all of baseball in ERA, and the last time a Royals starter allowed more than one run was nine days ago. The rotation has been excellent, and outside of that first...
Via BP Kansas City
3 days ago

The Call-Up: Jorge Bonifacio by Jeffrey Paternostro and Mark Barry

The Good Face might need a better bat.
Via Baseball Prospectus
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals Included in Sports Crate Subscription Program

    For all of you sports memorabilia crazed fans out there, it looks like the Royals are one of 10 Major League teams that will be a part of the Sports Crate program. It is a monthly subscription service which focuses on sending products of one team, and specialized "experiences" as part of a monthly fee.  First up? It looks like this wonderful action figure of Danny...
Via Royals Blue
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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Lorenzo Cain is getting more disciplined and more dangerous at the plate

Via FOX Sports
4 days ago

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
5 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
13 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...
22 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...
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jorge Soler could start season on DL

According to Jeffrey Flanagan of, Royals outfielder Jorge Soler has been diagnosed with a strained oblique and will “likely open the 2017 season on the disabled list.” The 2016 World Series champion is no stranger to injuries having an abbreviated season last year playing in just 86 games with the Cubs. He finished his campaign with a .238/.328/.434 line with 12 home...
Via Sportsnaut
28 days ago  |  Discuss

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