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Baltimore Orioles Series Preview: This series is less fun than 2014

All eyes in baseball will be on Baltimore to see if the Royals and Orioles can be the first teams in baseball history to both get swept in a three-game series against each other. The Orioles are both bad...

Dayton Moore’s free agent nightmare season mercifully comes to a close

With Billy Hamilton designated for assignment the purge is complete. The Royals signed eight free agents who opened the season in Kansas City. All are gone. In some cases, there were trades. In others, underperformance and/or trade deadline factors led...

Assessing the progress of the Royals’ rebuild

Following the 2015 World Series win, I was one of many who called for a fire sale of the Royals best assets. I was not an official writer Kevin at the time, posting under the moniker ‘mrandersonmm”. ...

Royals Rumblings – News for August 19, 2019

Royals Rumblings - News for August 19, 2019 Danny Duffy will throw another simulated game on Tuesday, writes Lynn Worthy. “Everything is right on schedule,” Royals manager Ned Yost said on Saturday. “It was less than two weeks ago. His effort,...

Bullpen blows Royals chance to win series

The Royals took a late-inning lead into a baseball game against the Mets. That’s worked out pretty well in the past. This time, it did not. Oh, heavens, it did not. New York beat Kansas City, 11-5, after training by...

Sunday Thread: Rubber Match vs. Mets

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Royals no match for deGrom, Lagares; lose 4-1

One take you’re going to hear a lot of in other places is that Jakob Junis pitched better than his line. Part of the reason you’ll hear that is because two of his three runs allowed scored on an...

Gamethread CXXIII – Mets at Royals

Imagine for a moment that you’re known for screwing up every single thing possible. The internet has a cute nickname for it and everything. And also you’re two games above .500. Everyone with a record below that might feel...

Weekend Rumblings – News for August 17, 2019

Weekend Rumblings - News for August 17, 2019 Jeffrey Flanagan writes about cutting ties with Billy Hamilton. “It wasn’t really a challenge ,” Yost said. “It’s just that Billy had moved off the radar because Bubba was here and Dozier was...

Royals’ young guns end 22-inning scoreless drought as they go on to beat the...

Offense has been hard to come by for the slumping Royals. Heading into Friday night with an 18-inning scoreless drought, Kansas City would not be given mercy in facing Noah Syndergaard. Posting a sub-two ERA since the All-Star break,...

Game 122: New York Mets vs. Kansas City Royals

New York Mets (62-59) @ Kansas City Royals (43-78) Noah Syndergaard (8-5, 3.89 ERA) vs. Mike Montgomery (2-5, 5.19 ERA) First pitch- 7:15 CT Kauffman Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri Quick hits: Brett Phillips called up from Omaha. He will bat fifth and...

Royals recall outfielder Brett Phillips, Billy Hamilton designated for assignment

The Royals have recalled outfielder Brett Philips from Triple-A Omaha and have designated outfielder Billy Hamilton for assignment. The 25-year old Phillips was hitting .240/.378/.505 with 18 home runs, 22 steals, and 72 walks in 105 games with Omaha...

New York Mets Series Preview: Lately, “Metsing” has been a good thing

The Royals and New York Mets will meet for the first time since June of 2016, which you might recall came just a season after the Royals beat the Mets in a little tournament called the World Series. Things...

What’s the worst game you’ve ever sat through?

We all love going out to the ballpark. But there are a lot of reasons a day at the ballpark can turn into a nightmare. A blowout, poor weather, cranky kids, behavior from other fans, a bout of diarrhea...

What’s the worst game you’ve ever sat through?

We all love going out to the ballpark. But there are a lot of reasons a day at the ballpark can turn into a nightmare. A blowout, poor weather, cranky kids, behavior from other fans, a bout of diarrhea...

Let’s remember some guys from the 2014 Royals you probably forgot about

It may seems hard to believe sometimes, but it was just five years ago that the Royals got hot and made a run for the post-season that would take them all the way to Game 7 of the World...

Royals Rumblings – News for August 16, 2019

I’ve heard that this Jorge Soler fellow is good at hitting home runs. Alec Lewis profiles the changes working with private hitting coach Mike Tosar. Knowing Soler’s upside but seeing his body language, Grifol knew how important the 2017...

Royals Rumblings – News for August 15, 2019

Royals Rumblings - News for August 15, 2019 Rany Jazayerli assess how the pitchers are doing as the Royals rebuild. It remains one of the great single-season rookie pitching crops in baseball history. Jackson, Gubicza and Saberhagen combined to pitch for...

Cardinals beat lousy Royals, 6-0

Brad Keller had a no-hitter through six innings! Then, suddenly, he didn’t. And things unraveled. Quickly. After matching zeroes for six innings, the Cardinals exploded with a five-run seventh inning, burying the Royals for an eventual 6-0 win. The hapless,...

Wednesday Thread: Cardinals at Royals

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FanPulse respondents believe MLB is intentionally juicing the ball

Welcome to SB Nation FanPulse, a survey of fans across MLB. Each week, we send 30 polls to plugged in fans from each team. Royals fans, sign up HERE to join FanPulse. Baseball has been full of dongs this year...