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Royals Jeff Francoeur slaps Eddie Rodriguez in balls

Jeff Francoeur triples, celebrates with an Eddie Rodriguez sac slap

On Monday night, the Royals broke their 2 game skid, winning 8-2 over the Tampa Bay Rays (I still want to say Devil). Batting 7th, Jeff Francouer had a nice game, going 2 for 4 with an RBI and a triple… and a celebratory tap of 3rd base coach Eddie Rodriguez’s balls. The best part Keep Reading

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Jeff Francoeur, Yuniesky Betancourt - Royals

How can the Royals still trade Jeff Francoeur? How MLB trades can happen after the deadline

The 2012 MLB trade deadline has come and gone. The Royals traded away closer-by-default Jonathan Broxton to the Cincinnati Reds for a pair of minor league arms, but he was the only Royals player dealt at the deadline. To the dismay of many Royals fans and presumably the Royals front office, Jeff Francoeur and Yuniesky Betancourt are Keep Reading

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Jonathan Broxton Traded to the Cincinnati Reds

With a little more than half an hour remaining until the MLB trade deadline, Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports is reporting the Cincinnati reds are now interested in Jonathan Broxton. 2:16pm: Sources: #Reds trying to get Broxton from#Royals. #Rangers are out on Broxton. Other teams in play. Rosenthal has also stated that the Texas Rangers are no longer in Keep Reading

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Jim Brower To Coach For Surprise In The 2012 Arizona Fall League

Kansas City Royals press release: Brower is in his second season with Kane County after concluding his playing career in 2010.  The Minnesota native pitched for eight Major League clubs from 1999 to 2007 and led the Majors with 89 appearances in 2004. The Surprise roster, to be announced in late August, will consist of Keep Reading

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Josh Johnson, Miami Marlins

Royals Interested in Trading to Acquire Marlins’ Ace Josh Johnson

According to Jayson Stark of ESPN, the Kansas City Royals may have interest in acquiring 28 year-old starting pitcher Josh Johnson from the Maimi Marlins. The righty may be the next piece dealt away by the Marlins, who have already traded SP Anibal Sanchez, INF Omar Infante and 3B Hanley Ramirez. The Marlins dropped $191 million on three Keep Reading

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Jason Kendall

Jason Kendall Announces Retirement

In case you missed it yesterday, here is the Kansas City Royals press release announcing Jason Kendall’s retirement: KANSAS CITY, MO (July 24, 2012) — Veteran catcher Jason Kendall announced his retirement today at Arvest Ballpark in Springdale, Ark., home of the Northwest Arkansas Naturals.  Kendall, 38, played in two games for Kansas City’s Double-A affiliate after signing Keep Reading

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Jose Mijares, Royals

Los Angeles Angels interested in Royals’ Jose Mijares

Mike DiGiovanna, Los Angeles Angels beat writer for Los Angeles Times, tweeted this afternoon that the Angels are looking for a left-handed relief pitcher and Jose Mijares of the Kansas City Royals is on their radar. #Angels would like to add LH reliever. Among those they’ve expressed interest in are #Royals‘ Jose Mijares and #Cardinals‘ Marc Rzepczynski. Royals Keep Reading

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Salvador Perez, Royals

Royals Home Runs Through 95 Games: Butler back on 30+ HR pace

It has been quite a while (36 games) since we last checked in on the home run paces of the members of the Kansas City Royals offense. The offensive power has been interesting and the paces have jumped back up a bit, but the question Royals fans always find themselves asking – Will Steve Balboni’s Keep Reading

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Jose Mijares, Royals

Available Royals: Jonathan Broxton, Jose Mijares, Jeff Francoeur, Yuniesky Betancourt

Nothing breaking here, but Ken Rosenthal of sent out a tweet this evening stating Jonathan Broxton, Jose Mijares, Jeff Francoeur and Yuniesky Betancourt have all been officially made available on the trading block by the Kansas City Royals. Available #Royals, according to sources: Broxton, Mijares, Francoeur, Y. Betancourt. Which of these Royals will have a new Keep Reading

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New York Yankees Interested in Trading for Alex Gordon?

According to Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe, the New York Yankees may be interested in trading with the Kansas City Royals to acquire Gold Glove left-fielder Alex Gordon. We keep mentioning him as possible trade bait for the Royals, who are trying to acquire more pitching after the Jonathan Sanchez misfire. With Brett Gardner having surgery, don’t dismiss possible interest Keep Reading

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