Monthly Archives: January 2015

Hosmer snubbed by MLB Network’s top 10 first baseman

Despite winning back-to-back Gold Gloves in the American League, KC Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer was not included in MLB Network’s Thursday night edition of “Top Ten Right Now”. Three of the five AL Central first baseman were included on … Continue reading

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Former Royal Will Smith has fun with Brewers

In honor of the KC Royals Fan Fest beginning today (for those of you attending, I am jealous, but enjoy yourselves), I hope the Royals do something like this with one of their lesser recognizable players. It is funny. Watch … Continue reading

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Merrifield, Binford earn Royals Minor League honors

On Thursday, the KC Royals announced the honorees for their Minor League Player and Pitcher of the Year awards. Utility fielder Whit Merrifield was named the George Brett Minor League Player of the Year. Merrifield was a ninth round pick … Continue reading

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Caribes wins VWL Championship

The Caribbean Series is now set, as the Venezuelan Winter League Champs were crowned on Wednesday. Caribes continued to dominate the league, winning the best-of-seven series over Magallanes, 4-1. Caribes won the clincher, 8-3 and out-scored Magallanes in the series, … Continue reading

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Santurce wins PRL Championship

On Tuesday night, Santurce beat Mayaguez in the best-of-seven Puerto Rican League Championship, four games to two. They are now headed to the Caribbean Series (which starts on February 2nd) to represent Puerto Rico in the event their home country … Continue reading

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Former Royal Huber retires from baseball

Earlier in the month of January, former big leaguer Justin Huber announced he would be retiring from baseball at the end of the Australian Baseball League season. That day came on Saturday, January 24th, as the Melbourne Aces took the … Continue reading

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Royals, Dyson avoid arbitration

According to Jon Heyman, the KC Royals and outfielder Jarrod Dyson avoided arbitration on Tuesday afternoon. Dyson will receive $1.225 million in 2015, along with $25,000 when he reaches 350 plate appearances. That amount is just under the midpoint of … Continue reading

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