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Never Say Nava; Royals Acquire Daniel Nava

Daniel Nava? You already know him. If you don’t, you should. Royals acquired Daniel Nava tonight. His grand slam off Aaron Crow helped convinced Ned to change the way he used relievers in 2014. — Sam Mellinger (@mellinger) August 30, 2016 Rewind yourself to September of 2014. The Royals are hot on the chase of […]

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Riding the Playoff Odds Royalcoaster

The Royals haven’t had what you’d call a dominating season. It started hot, then got cold, then got hot, then got cold and then got hot and then got ice cold and now? Red hot. Meanwhile, the Royals playoff chances have ranged from a pretty decent possibility to not a chance to “okay, let’s do […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 8-29-16

The Arizona Royals clinched their division while a pair of Royals affiliates in playoff races lost during a 2-2 day for the system. HR Roll Call: Kort Peterson (5) BP KC Hitter of the Day – Angelo Castellano 4-4, 2R, 3b, 3 RBI BP KC Pitcher of the Day – Jason Freeman 3.2 IP, 4 […]

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Parsing The Playoff Odds

That was some kind of weekend. Tasked with traveling to Fenway Park, the Royals stood toe to toe with the best offense in the American League. The Royals bolted out of Boston in their best position for a playoff spot since they officially announced their postseason candidacy earlier this month. There is a serious ying and […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 8-28-16

A 5-2 Sunday for the affiliates with big wins in Arkansas, Burlington and Arizona. HR Roll Call Jorge Bonifacio (18), Chase Vallot (14), Yeison Melo (5), Wander Franco (6), Joel Arias (1) BP KC Hitter of the Day – Joel Arias 3-4, HR, 2b, 2 RBI BP KC Pitcher of the Day – Andres Machado 6 […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 8-27-16

A 2-5 day for the affiliates with both the Burlington and Arizona squads stepping one step closer to a division championship. HR Roll Call Zane Evans (6), Austin Bailey (2), Joe Dudek (4) BP KC Hitter of the Day – Chris DeVito 2-5 R, 2-2b, 4 RBI BP KC Pitcher of the Day – Alex […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 8-27-16

A rough day for the affiliates with just two wins in eight chances. HR Roll Call Nicky Lopez (6), Boo Vazquez (2) BP KC Hitter of the Day – Reymond Fuentes 3-4 3b, 3 RBI BP KC Pitcher of the Day – Josh Staumont 5 IP 7 H 1 R 1 ER 2 BB 10 […]

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