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ROYALS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Is bad blood between Royals, White Sox finally over?

A lot was made out of the bench-clearing brawl between the Kansas City Royals and Chicago White Sox on Thursday. But both teams are ready to move on, especially Royals outfielder Lorenzo Cain.Cain, who was suspended for two games for his part in the fight, is appealing the punishment handed down by the league. But as the series wrapped up on Sunday, Cain said he thinks the drama...
Via Fox Sports
47 minutes ago  |  Discuss

MLB Week 3 Recap: Royals brawl…again

While Alex Rodriguez launched his 659th homerun on Sunday, and now sits just one shy of tying Willie Mays, most of the baseball world has its eye on the Kansas City Royals, wondering who they are going to start a bench clearing brawl with next. Let’s take a look around the league: American League East: Again, A-Rod now sits just a homerun shy of matching Mays and he continues...
Via Sports-Glory
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Are the Kansas City Royals bad for baseball?

The MLB has been busy suspending players as of late, most in particular being assigned to the Kansas City Royals. How do the Oakland A’s factor into these punishments? Well, it is hard to remain neutral and avoid such drama when you are directly faced with it, just as the A’s were when facing the Royals last week. It all started with a Friday night game at Kauffman Stadium when...
Via isportsweb.com
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

This Date In Royals History–1985 Edition: April 27

In honor of the 30th anniversary of the Royals’ World Series title, Pine Tar Press presents a day-by-day look at the 1985 season. Check Pine Tar Press every day for a new edition of This Date In Royals History. Willie Wilson drove in the game-winner in the top of the ninth as the Royals evened […]
Via Pine Tar Press
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Alex Liddi Powers Naturals Past Tulsa

TULSA, Okla.– Naturals utility man, Alex Liddi, posted a career-day by belting two home runs, a double and driving in four runs to help secure the series finale on Sunday afternoon by a 10-5 final over the Tulsa Drillers at ONEOK Field. Liddi now has four home runs on the season. Northwest Arkansas (7-9) plated runs in five different innings with Liddi playing in a role in four...
Via i70baseball
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Alex Gordon Flies Into Stands To Make Jaw Dropping Catch

Kansas City Royals perennial Gold Glove recipient Alex Gordon made a show-stopping grab into the stands versus Micah Johnson and the Chicago White Sox. Gordon flew through the air like a comic book super-hero, barreling over some White Sox faithful in the process to make the sensational catch. The post Alex Gordon Flies Into Stands To Make Jaw Dropping Catch appeared first on Baseball Hot Corner.
Via Baseball Hot Corner
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Royals Dealt Two Losses in One Day; Lose Series Despite Gordon’s Brilliance

Through the first week of the season, the Kansas City Royals were literally unbeatable. They started the season 7-0 and hit at least one home run in each game. Since that magical first week, the defending AL Champions now find themselves with a 5-6 record in their last 11 games. The Royals have homered in just two of their last nine games. They've lost consecutive division series...
Via Royals Blue
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Alex Gordon leaps into stands for incredible catch

Kansas City Royals left fielder Alex Gordon is one hell of an outfielder. His defense is simply incredible. On Sunday, Gordon demonstrated his defensive prowess by leaping into the crowd to make this catch and retire Micah Johnson of the White Sox. Alex Gordon – You’ve got to be kidding. pic.twitter.com/4Lw73uAdqc — MLB GIFS (@MLBGIFs) April 26, 2015   Unreal....
Via The Outside Corner
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Alex Gordon Makes The Craziest Catch You’ve Seen Against The White Sox

There are no words to describe the catch you’re about to see from Kansas City Royal’s left fielder Alex Gordon. Obviously, he doesn’t care about the well-being of his body because he went into the stands at U.S. Cellular Field like it was a routine play for him. LOOKOUT RT @TomFornelli: Just give Alex Gordon another Gold Glove. pic.twitter.com/6fUNKrDa04 — Andrew Martinez...
Via Sports Mockery
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yordano Ventura Among Six Players Suspended for Brawl

Thursday night’s ugly brawl between the Kansas City Royals and Chicago White Sox will leave both teams shorthanded for the next week or so. MLB announced that a total of six players, four from the Royals and two from the White Sox, have been suspended for the melee. Yordano Ventura (seven games), Edinson Volquez (five games), Lorenzo Cain (two games) and Kelvin Herrera (two games...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB suspends 6 players in Royals-White Sox brawl

Your browser does not support iframes. The MLB announced Saturday that seven players have received discipline for their roles in the on-field incident in the bottom of the seventh inning of Thursday’s game between the Kansas City Royals and the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago. The following players have been disciplined for their actions: Royals pitcher Yordano...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Six players suspended for White Sox-Royals brawl

The punishments have been doled out for the brawl between the Chicago White Sox and Kansas City Royals, and a total of seven players have been disciplined, with six of those players earning suspensions. Here’s the full damage report. #WhiteSox: Chris Sale & Jeff Samardzija have received 5-game suspensions (& undisclosed fines) & Tyler Flowers received an undisclosed...
Via The Outside Corner
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Northwest Arkansas Naturals Fall in 3-2 Loss at Tulsa

TULSA, Okla.– A lead-off home run by Angel Franco kicked off the offense in the right direction; but the Tulsa Drillers (9-5) stymied the rest of the bats for Northwest Arkansas (6-8) in a 3-2 defeat on Friday night at ONEOK Field. Dusty Coleman extended his hitting streak to nine games with a 2-for-3 showing on Friday. For the second straight night, Northwest Arkansas struck...
Via i70baseball
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Yordano Ventura and the Kansas City Royals are Baseball’s Newest Villains

Chicago White Sox’s Jeff Samardzija, center, fights with Kansas City Royals players during the seventh inning of a baseball game, April 23, 2015, in Chicago. (Mandatory Credit: Andrew Nelles/AP Photo) 23-year-old Yordano Ventura clocked a 102.9 mph fastball last year and is considered by some to be the hardest throwing starting pitcher in baseball history, but that isn’t why...
Via The Sports Journal
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ventura, Royals need to simmer down before someone gets hurt

Can we now safely say that throwing at batters and instigating fights with opponents appears to be a pattern with Yordano Ventura? For the third consecutive start, the Royals pitcher taunted an opposing batter which resulted in both dugouts emptying onto the field. On Thursday night against the White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field, a brawl broke out. Tensions were already high...
Via The Outside Corner
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Chris Sale wanted to fight Yordano Ventura

Chris Sale reportedly still had some unfinished business with Yordano Ventura following his ejection Thursday night. The Chicago White Sox ace was in the middle of the all-out, bench-clearing brawl that broke out in the seventh inning of last night’s game against the Kansas City Royals. Sale, who was one of five players ejected from the game, was all sorts of fired up after Adam...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bush League Yordano Ventura Needs To Be Taught A Lesson

Baseball has a funny way of policing itself, notorious for an unwritten code of ethics that if crossed usually results in a 95 mph message in the form of a baseball catapulted at you. The recent repeated bush-league actions of Kansas City Royals hurler Yordano Ventura need to be addressed in a big way by the opposition. The Royals have went from Cinderella darlings of the 2014 playoffs...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals’ Alex Gordon lends support to youth baseball and the fight against childhood cancer

  PRESS RELEASE Philadelphia, PA (March 30, 2015) –   Alex Gordon, Kansas City Royals’ all-star left fielder, will lend a glove to both youth baseball players and the fight against childhood cancer with the first annual Alex Gordon Classic, taking place May 1-3, 2015 at the Mid America Sports Complex in Shawnee Mission, Kansas. The tournament, organized by Midwest...
Via Royals Blue
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City, it’s about priorities

  It has been an interesting few days for the Kansas City Royals and their fan-base.  Over the course of the past week we have witnessed fights, hit batters, ejections, suspensions, and according to A's reporter Susan Slusser, a murder attempt by Royals pitcher Kelvin Herrera.  In the midst of all the extra-curricular activities that have taken place the Royals have...
Via Royals Blue
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Brawl erupts in Royals-White Sox game (VIDEO)

The Kansas City Royals found themselves in another heated altercation on Thursday night in their game against the Chicago White Sox. And this time, punches were thrown. Tensions escalated quickly in the bottom of the seventh inning, even though there wasn’t much build-up or warning signs beforehand. No one really even took notice when Adam Eaton hit a slow roller back to Yordano...
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Series Preview: Sox Host Irritable Royals This Weekend

The White Sox continue their homestand and their stretch against the AL Central with a four game series against the Royals. The Sox are coming off a good series win against the Indians after taking the rubber match on Wednesday. The Royals got off to a hot start against the Sox and have continued that to this point. They sit tied atop the Central with the Tigers at 11-4. Sox vs....
Via Grab Some Bench
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals: Next man up

Outfielder Paulo Orlando has been one of the teams bright spots so far this season (kingsofkauffman). The Kansas City Royals are off to a solid 11-4 start after beginning the year with seven consecutive wins. With key players on the Royals roster going down with injuries already early in the year, such as new-Royal Alex Rios with a broken hand and star closer Greg Holland with a...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Brett Lawrie blasts Royals fans for ‘antagonizing’ players

The series that the Oakland A’s and Kansas City Royals played over the weekend was as heated as it gets for mid-April. It all started Friday, when A’s third baseman Brett Lawrie took out Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar with a hard slide. Escobar called the play “dirty” after the game. Then on Saturday, Royals pitcher...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals: meet Paulo Orlando, the triples machine

It isn’t everyday that in the first year of a player’s MLB regular season play that they hit five triples in the first seven games of the season. In fact, no one has ever done that, until now. The 29-year old outfielder for the Kansas City Royals, Paulo Orlando, has been on a tear ever since being brought up from the minor leagues after seven long years of proving himself worthy...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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