Tag: Kansas City Royals

New CBA Punishes Low-Revenue Teams For Trying To Compete

An article by posted on October 31, 2013 0 Comments
New CBA Punishes Low-Revenue Teams For Trying To Compete

Last month, Keith Law had an interesting article about how the new CBA punishes low-revenue teams like Royals (or the Mets?) for trying to win under tight financial constraints. Unfortunately, it’s an ESPN Insider subscription-only article, but I will share one part of it that kind of encapsulates the full thrust of his entire argument. […]

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The Mets Weekly 8/5: The Byrds Can Fly Edition… Sometimes…

An article by posted on August 5, 2013 0 Comments
The Mets Weekly 8/5: The Byrds Can Fly Edition… Sometimes…

Chris and Jenson bring you another edition of The Mets Weekly. In this episode they recap everything from the week that was against the Marlins and those red-hot Kansas City Royals. There was lots of ground to cover this week as there’s never a dull moment for the Orange and Blue. Take a look and see […]

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Collins Rips Into Wheeler After 6-2 Loss To Royals

An article by posted on August 5, 2013 0 Comments
Collins Rips Into Wheeler After 6-2 Loss To Royals

Zack Wheeler lasted just five innings as the Kansas City Royals beat the New York Mets 6-2 to win the three-game interleague series. Wheeler, now 4-2, lost for the first time in six starts. He gave up four runs — three earned — and issued five walks in his ninth start of the season. The […]

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Royals vs Mets: Slumping Young Bats Leadoff, 6-8 Hitters Batting Under .200

An article by posted on August 2, 2013 0 Comments
Royals vs Mets: Slumping Young Bats Leadoff, 6-8 Hitters Batting Under .200

Royals Wade Davis (5-9, 5.50) at Mets RHP Dillon Gee (7-8, 4.13) Starting Lineup Eric Young, Jr. – LF Juan Lagares – CF David Wright – 3B Marlon Byrd – RF Daniel Murphy – 2B John Buck – C Ike Davis – 1B Omar Quintanilla – SS Dillon Gee – RHP Mets Notes As the […]

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Jose Reyes Is Running Again And Making A Rapid Recovery

An article by posted on May 25, 2013 0 Comments
Jose Reyes Is Running Again And Making A Rapid Recovery

Former Mets shortstop Jose Reyes continues to make a rapid recovery from the severely sprained left ankle he suffered on April 12. Reyes started running for the first time on Friday, and he continues to push the envelope in his recovery process, according to Team officials. “It was a little bit scary for me,” Reyes […]

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Here Comes The Throw, Here Comes The Play At The Plate… Not.

An article by posted on April 25, 2013 0 Comments
Here Comes The Throw, Here Comes The Play At The Plate… Not.

For those of you that missed it, there was a strange play that took place during the Detroit Tigers’ 7-5 win over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night. Quite frankly, I’ve never seen anything like it before. Here’s what happened along with the accompanying video from MLB.com. During the third inning with the Tigers […]

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Tim Leary and the Subtle Danger of Talent

An article by posted on April 20, 2013 0 Comments
Tim Leary and the Subtle Danger of Talent

On January 18, 1985 Tim Leary was quietly traded by the New York Mets to the Kansas City Royals. Leary was selected out of UCLA in the first-round (second overall) by the Mets in the June 1979 Draft. Less than two years later, at age 22, Leary made his major league debut. It lasted seven […]

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Jose Reyes Carted Off Field In Pain With Ankle Injury

An article by posted on April 12, 2013 0 Comments
Jose Reyes Carted Off Field In Pain With Ankle Injury

In the sixth inning of tonight’s game against the Kansas City Royals, Blue Jays shortstop Jose Reyes slid into second base awkwardly on a stolen base attempt. Reyes immediately grabbed for his ankle, then spent most of the time writhing in pain and in tears until trainers came out and carted him off the field. The stolen […]

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From Left Field: Don’t Sleep On Lucas May

An article by posted on March 15, 2012 0 Comments
From Left Field: Don’t Sleep On Lucas May

Ever since Mike Piazza’s departure, the catcher position for the Mets has been in a state of flux. Paul LoDuca, Brian Schneider, Rod Barajas, Henry Blanco and Ronny Paulino are just some of the catchers to suit up behind the dish. Last season, the Mets handed the mask to young Josh Thole, and he seems […]

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Giants Trade Sanchez To Royals For Melky – Missed Opportunity For Mets?

An article by posted on November 7, 2011 0 Comments

According to the the Kansas City Royals, the team has acquired LHP Jonathan Sanchez and Ryan Verdugo from the San Francisco Giants for centerfielder Melky Cabrera. Sanchez, 28, is up for his third year of arbitration elibility (and final year of team control), and would have made something like $5-6MM through the process. Cabrera, 27, is up […]

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