Kansas City Royals

Kansas City Royals: 2017 Preview, Predictions & Schedule

Examining the team's MLB season ahead.

Kansas City Royals logoKansas City’s championship window is closing. The cash-strapped Royals set a franchise record with a $131.5 million payroll in 2016, but team owner David Glass instructed general manager Dayton Moore to scale back for 2017.

Where 10 Top MLB Free Agents Could Sign

Jason Heyward has positioned himself as one of the top free agents available this offseason
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Where 10 Top MLB Free Agents Could Sign

Major League Baseball’s hot stove is already at full boil. New Red Sox general manager Dave Dombrowski is already making his mark in Boston, swapping four prospects with the Padres for closer Craig Kimbrel.

 

World Series Game 5 Preview & Prediction: Kansas City Royals vs. New York Mets

Bullpen mismanagement, errors, put Mets on brink of elimination
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World Series Game 5 Preview & Prediction: Kansas City Royals vs. New York Mets

World Series Preview, PredictionA healthy portion of the sporting world had probably never heard of Daniel Murphy before his improbable October run. He isn't a household name even in baseball circles.

World Series Game 4 Recap: Royals Take Advantage of Mets' Mistakes

Salvador Perez and the Royals are just one win away from taking World Series crown
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World Series Game 4 Recap: Royals Take Advantage of Mets' Mistakes

Just when it appeared that the New York Mets were going to make a run at the Kansas City Royals and tie the series at two games a piece, the game of baseball proved, once again, just how cruel it can be. Perhaps it was the spirit of Halloween night or just the Mets’ magic running out when it was needed most.

 

World Series Game 4 Preview: Kansas City Royals vs. New York Mets

Curtis Granderson and the Mets look to stay hot at the plate as they even try to even the series tonight
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World Series Game 4 Preview: Kansas City Royals vs. New York Mets

David Wright is one heck of a ball player — always has been. It feels as if that has been forgotten over the course of the past five seasons. Wright has missed 268 games since the start of the 2011 season, including 124 games this season, thanks to a constant barrage of injuries. One DL stint after the other, it seems.

 

World Series Game 3 Recap: Mets' Bats Back Syndergaard in 9-3 Rout of Royals

Captain David Wright leads the way with two-run home run in the first inning, four RBIs on the night
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World Series Game 3 Recap: Mets' Bats Back Syndergaard in 9-3 Rout of Royals

In order to save their season and this World Series from the brink of elimination, the New York Mets needed to jump on Kansas City Royals starter Yordano Ventura in the early innings and show some grit in the batter’s box.

World Series Game 3 Preview: Kansas City Royals vs. New York Mets

New York hopes "Thor" can save the Mets from going down 3-0 to the Royals
World Series Game 3 Preview: Kansas City Royals vs. New York Mets

The old baseball adage is that, “Good pitching always beats good hitting.” Not so fast, say the Kansas City Royals. 

 

2015 World Series Preview and Prediction: New York Mets vs. Kansas City Royals

The Mets and Royals hope to end generation-long title droughts
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2015 World Series Preview and Prediction: New York Mets vs. Kansas City Royals

Earlier this summer, the Mets were being written off. They were too banged up, and lacked any tangible run support that could balance out their fantastic pitching rotation. After July, the Mets sat at an uninspiring 53-50 in the underwhelming NL East.

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