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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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Hope for the Royals in 2013 (no, seriously)

Spring Training is here!!!  Royals pitchers and catchers have reported and the rest of the squad is due in late this week.  As they say in Major League Baseball, hope springs eternal.  Every team has a chance for hope-even if they lost 100 games the previous season.  There are constant examples of worst to first Keep Reading

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Kansas City’s young talent showing promise for successful 2013 season

General Manager Dayton Moore has said many times that the team will be very aggressive in the off-season following the 2012 season. But will the fans see any “aggressive” moves? I’m not so sure. Before the Wednesday trade deadline, Moore had plenty of chances to get a decent to good starting pitcher and he didn’t. He also Keep Reading

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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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Royals: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

To think, 4 months ago; press, radio hosts etc. were deeming the Royals to have, if not a .500 season, then very close. Now 98 games into the season the Royals are 16 games below .500 and are showing no signs of getting any closer. Coming into the 2012 season high hopes were there for Keep Reading

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

Nothing breaking here, but Ken Rosenthal of FOXSports.com 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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Wil Myers Promotion, Jeff Francoeur trade on the Horizon in Kansas City?

Jim Bowden of ESPN is reporting that the Kansas City Royals are in talks to trade RF Jeff Francoeur to the Cleveland Indians or the Cincinnati Reds. The article is part of the ESPN Insider subscription, so you must be a member to read it. The Royals motives behind the shopping of Jeff Francouer – Keep Reading

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The Royals Enter the Second Half With a Lot of Questions

Last night was a fantastic display of this town’s baseball fire. Someone finally gave us a reason to cheer (and boo) and we did not shy away. I’m not going to talk about the All-Star Game and all the festivities that surrounded it. It was great for the city, let’s move on. The Royals were Keep Reading

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The Royals Are Halfway Through a Crazy Season

We are exactly halfway through the Royals season and we have been treated to a roller coaster ride filled with some unique passengers. We’ve got the standard crybaby kid who never wanted to get on but was forced to by his parents (Sanchez), the kid who had already made up his mind to ride in Keep Reading

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Is Ned Yost Giving the Royals the Best Chance to Win?

There is something strange going on inside of Kauffman Stadium. The Royals haven’t played great baseball this year and the biggest concern coming into the season was starting pitching. Yet surprisingly, the Royals have been saved by their pitching staff recently and doomed by their lack of offense. I am an avid listener of some local Keep Reading

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