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Eric Hosmer versus Javier Lopez

The eleven-pitch plate appearance with two outs in the sixth inning Friday night ended with the deciding run for the Royals, and so it was a work of beauty for those supporting the team in blue. But in practice, it was a workmanlike effort and a mistake that finally ended the battle between Eric Hosmer […]
Via Fangraphs
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Royals Take World Series Lead With 3-2 Win Over Giants At AT&T Park

SAN FRANCISCO — Sparkling defense, a stingy bullpen and just enough timely hitting. That winning formula of fundamental baseball has put the Kansas City Royals ahead in the World Series. They even looked comfortable in the tricky territory at unfamiliar AT&T Park. Jeremy Guthrie outpitched fellow World Series newcomer Tim Hudson, four Royals relievers combined on four hitless...
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Woman goes into labor at stadium, tries to watch game anyway

If you think you’re a dedicated sports fan, this story might knock you down a few pegs. A very pregnant Stephanie Hetherington and her husband Jason were at Kauffman Stadium to cheer on the Kansas City Royals before Game 1 of the World Series, when her water broke. Rather than immediately rushing to the hospital, however, Hetherington opted to stay and watch the game for as long...
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Royals Injury Update: Omar Infante feeling better with strong painkillers

Royals second baseman Omar Infante has been dealing with shoulder pain for months now and according to Andy McCullough of the Kansas City Star, began taking oral doses of the pain-killing drug Toradol during the ALCS. As noted by Craig Calcaterra of Hardball Talk, Toradol is both powerful and controversial.During the 2014 postseason, Infante, 32, has gone 8 for 35 (.229/.300/...
Via MLB Injury News
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mind Your Manners: Giants Not So Regal with Royals

Well, we have got a series, folks. Several had wondered going in to Tuesday night’s contest, “Would the Kansas City Royals actually lose a playoff game?” The San Francisco Giants emphatically answered, “Yes” while putting on a 7–1 drubbing in front of the Royals’ faithful—and some weird Marlins fan. Seriously, what was he doing there? Anyway, Game 1 presented us...
Via The Sports Post
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hunter Strickland says he’s ‘embarrassed’ over kerfuffle with Salvador Perez

After having some time to reflect upon his conduct during Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday night, Hunter Strickland admits he’s realized the error in his ways. So much so, in fact, that the San Francisco Giants relief pitcher feels “embarrassed” over the entire incident. Strickland was on the mound when the Kansas...Read More The post Hunter Strickland says he’s ‘embarrassed’...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Peanut guy at World Series game 1 throws peanuts to upper deck

as we saw during World Series game 1 at Kansas City, this peanut guy has quite an arm, throwing a bag of peanuts to a hopefully honest man in the upper from way down below. If he didn’t pay up , that comes out of Peanut Guy’s pocket ya know…
Via Low Brow Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video: Hunter Strickland shouts at Salvador Perez, benches clear

San Francisco Giants reliever Hunter Strickland needs to learn to control his temper. He was the catalyst behind a benches-clearing incident during the sixth inning of Game 2 of the World Series. Strickland entered the game with two men on and the Royals leading, 3-2. He then gave up a two-run double to Salvador Perez, and a two-run home run to Omar Infante (the first ..
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Miss California USA would like to date Eric Hosmer

I have no issue playing matchmaker during the World Series. Our old sports/pageant analyst friend, and 2013 Miss California, Mabelynn Capeluj just...
Via Busted Coverage
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Giants pitcher yells at Salvador Perez after HR

Giants reliever Hunter Strickland is a pretty poor sport when things aren’t going his way, and things weren’t going his way on Wednesday night. Strickland entered the bottom of the 6th inning of Game 2 of the World Series in Kansas City with two on, one out and the Royals up 3-2. Strickland uncorked a...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals underwear confiscated by Homeland Security for being unlicensed

Homeland Security agents confiscated dozens of pairs of underwear from Honig's Birdies Panties shop in Kansas City on Tuesday. The panties were first created to help celebrate the Royals' World Series appearance. They displayed “Take the Crown” and “KC” across the bottom. Unfortunately, officers told store owner Peregrine Honig that she infringed on MLB copyright...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Fan blows $300 buying hot dogs for his section at World Series

You have to respect a guy who spent big money on World Series tickets, drinks, dinner, drinks, parking, drinks and hot dogs...
Via Busted Coverage
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Wife of Royals pitcher leaves World Series ticket as tip

Anyone who’s eaten out know that restaurant workers are doing it for the tips.  Hoping for that 18%, maybe 20% if they really make you feel like a friend.  Or even a World Series ticket?  Kansas City Royals reliever Wade Davis’ wife had an extra ticket to World Series Game 1 and thought her server at a local “Rock and Brews” might want to join them.  KMBC, the ABC affiliate...
Via Reading Between The Seams
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Royals fans sleeping during Game 1 loss at World Series

These Royals fans sleeping at the World Series need a 5 Hour Energy or two.
Via Gamedayr
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Video game obsession threatened Royals' historic season

The Kansas City Royals’ secret to success is a simple one — more baseball, less video games. The Royals have been unstoppable during their historic postseason run to the World Series, but what did almost stop them from punching their ticket to the Fall Classic was a certain video game that consumed a large majority of the team earlier in the season. According to Andy McCullough...
3 days ago  |  Discuss
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