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Royals option Jarrod Dyson to Omaha and promote Greg Holland

Nick Scott

I was pretty sure that the next roster move would be for the Royals to demote relief pitcher Jeremy Jeffress and activate Robinson Tejeda from the disabled list. Apparenly, I'm no Kreskin (am I dating myself) because the Royals announced they were optioning speedy outfielder Jarrod Dyson to Omaha and ...

Dany Duffy's Royals debut comes in a wild game

Nick Scott

One of my favorite moments in baseball is watching a player's debut at the Major League. It's a once in a lifetime moment that the player has likely dreamed of for nearly his entire life. Many debuts are brief and most are uneventful. The vast majority of players get their ...

Kansas City Royals promote Danny Duffy and insert him into the starting rotation

Nick Scott

With the injury to Kyle Davies and the inneffectiveness of Vin Mazzaro last night, it was only a matter of time before the Royals made some moves to help the starting Rotation. The first move came when the Royals optioned Vin Mazzaro to Omaha (AAA) and promoted Everett Teaford in ...

Former Royals pitcher Paul Splittorff reportedly fighting cancer

Nick Scott

Greg Hall at KC Confidential is [reporting that former Kansas City Royals pitcher and current broadcaster Paul Splittorff has throat cancer][1] and melanaoma. Hall is also reporting that Splittorff "is not expected to make it through the week." Since 2010, Paul Splittorff has been battling some issues with his voice ...

Kansas City Royals week in review: 5/16/2011

Nick Scott

Last week’s road trip for the Kansas City Royals wasn’t exactly perfect, however it was significantly better than their last foray in the field. They started off nicely by taking a series in the Bronx, which they haven’t done since 1999. However they faltered once they took their talents to ...

Royals insert Vin Mazzaro into starting rotation

Nick Scott

Yesterday, the Kansas City Royals placed starting pitcher Bruce Chen on the 15-day disabled list with a strained lat muscle in his back. In his place on the roster and in the rotation will be Vin Mazzaro. Vin Mazzaro was originally slated to join the season the Royals rotation as ...

Kansas City Royals week in review: 5/9/2011

Nick Scott

The Kansas City Royals essentially held serve last week. They went 3-3 overall against two non-divisional opponents. They didn’t make up any ground in the American League Central race, however they didn’t lose any either as they remain 4.5 games behind division leading Cleveland. The story of the week was ...

The Royals have promoted Eric Hosmer

Nick Scott

The Royals stand at 17-14 and occupy second place in the American League Central. They’ve done that while having a first baseman getting on-base at a .295 clip. To try and fill that void, the Royals have promoted top prospect Eric Hosmer from Omaha and optioned Kila Ka’aihue. The big ...

Kansas City Royals week in review: 5/2/2011

Nick Scott

Last week was an up and down week for the Kansas City Royals. They went 3-3, but got killed in the first three and won the last three. The first series was against the Indians and it pushed the Royals further away from first place. Fortunately, no other teams in ...

Where are the holes in the Kansas City Royals lineup?

Nick Scott

Batting order is a popular topic in baseball. Who should bat where, what is the role of a player in a certain slot, should x player be moved down or up and so on. In general, I think that the batting order is over-rated and when I asked Ned Yost ...

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