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1 hr ago | Call to the Pen
With three weeks to go before the season begins, the Kansas City Royals have started to align their pitching staff in preparation for when games begin to count.
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5 hrs ago | Royals Review
The rotation picture got a lot clearer this week. Between Luke Hochevar landing on the disabled list , Brad Penny getting released for punching a hole in the wall , and today's news that Wade Davis is being demoted to the pen , the fifth spot in the rotation appears to be down to two men - Danny Duffy and Yordano Ventura .
9 hrs ago | Kings of Kauffman
Aug 7, 2013; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Royals catcher Brett Hayes hits a double in the third inning against the Minnesota Twins at Kauffman Stadium.
Tim Lincecum wasn't happy with his first showing on the mound of Spring Training , and he probably won't be happy with this one either.
Jul 31, 2013; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Kansas City Royals pitcher Jeremy Guthrie delivers a pitch during the first inning against the Minnesota Twins at Target Field.
Possibly, there's room to quibble over how to express the need the Kansas City Royals had to sign a second baseman of Omar Infante's caliber.
Hochevar felt a twinge in his elbow on the next-to-last pitch of a scoreless two-inning outing Monday against the Chicago White Sox.
The Kansas City Royals suffered a significant blow to their bullpen Friday when they learned that reliever Luke Hochevar will undergo Tommy John surgery on his right elbow and miss the 2014 season.
September 24, 2012; Detroit, MI, USA; Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Luke Hochevar walks off the field after being relieved during the eighth inning against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park.
Aug 30, 2013; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Ervin Santana looks in before delivering a pitch against the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre.
I've been watching the MLB Network and they're doing the 30 Teams in 30 Days and probably the most intriguing team is Kansas City.
Feb 25, 2014; Surprise, AZ, USA; Kansas City Royals starting pitcher James Shields throws during a workout at Surprise Stadium practice area Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports Well, scratch one candidate for the fifth starter role.
The Kansas City Royals have set up camp in Arizona for spring training with the anticipation of a winning season and very little roster speculation.
TL; DR: Spring training stats have some meaning, but Moose has shown up in March only to falter in April before.
Christian Colon picked up the game deciding RBI in the top of the ninth inning to push the Kansas City Royals to a 6-5 decision over the Arizona Diamondbacks in spring training action.
Sep 4, 2013; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Royals relief pitcher Luke Hochevar delivers a pitch in the eighth inning against the Seattle Mariners at Kauffman Stadium.