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Kings of Kauffman 13 hours ago
KC Royals Prediction: Bubba Starling will come back

KC Royals Prediction: Bubba Starling will come back

The KC Royals didn’t offer Bubba Starling a contract Wednesday, but that doesn’t mean his Kansas City days are over. The roller coaster career of Bubba Starling took another dip Wednesday when the KC Royals declined to offer him a contract for the 2021 season. In the short term, Starling is a free agent with […] KC Royals Prediction: Bubba Starling will come back - Kings of Kauffman - Kings of Kauffman - A Kansas City Royals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Royals Review - News for December 4, 2020

Royals Review - News for December 4, 2020

If you get a chance post-COVID, TSO is a really fun show | Photo by Tim Mosenfelder/ It’s December so a lot of holiday-themed stuff going on today Jeffrey Flanagan talked to Mike Matheny about the Michael Taylor signing, the OF situation, and more: Matheny reiterated what general manager Dayton Moore said earlier this week, that Taylor will get the first crack at the starting job in center field. “Yes, that’s how we’re approaching it,” Matheny said. “It’s something we tell all our people, too, that this is an opportunity. Go take it. Run with...
KC Kingdom 2 hours ago

Kansas City Chiefs: Would Eric Bieniemy be a fit for the Detroit Lions?

Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator Eric Bieniemy remains a name to watch when it comes to NFL and college football head coach vacancies. Would Bieniemy be a fit in Detroit? Eric Bieniemy, who’s been the Kansas City Chiefs offensive coordinator since 2018 but who’s been with the organization since 2013, has orchestrated an excellent offense […] Kansas City Chiefs: Would Eric Bieniemy be a fit for the Detroit Lions? - KC Kingdom - KC Kingdom - Royals, Chiefs, Jayhawks, Kansas State, Mizzou & More
Royals Review 18 hours ago
2020 Season in Review: Salvador Pérez

2020 Season in Review: Salvador Pérez

Photo by Jamie Squire/ 2020 was Sal’s first great season of an already decorated career. But is it a sign of things to come? Even before winning his third Silver Slugger Award since 2016, Salvador Pérez was among the most accomplished Royals in franchise history. And while he is known far more for his defensive capabilities, as told by his five Gold Gloves, he is now tied with George Brett for the most Silver Sluggers in Royals history. For anybody who has watched Perez play since his big league debut in 2011, that is kind of a weird sentence to read because Sal has...
KC Kingdom 21 hours ago

Kansas City Chiefs: Madden simulation for Week 13 vs Broncos

Does Madden think the Kansas City Chiefs will make it 10 wins in a row against the Denver Broncos? The Kansas City Chiefs have turned the tables on the Denver Broncos after losing seven straight games to them from 2012-2015 to now riding a nine-game win-streak against their divisional foes. Will the Chiefs be able […] Kansas City Chiefs: Madden simulation for Week 13 vs Broncos - KC Kingdom - KC Kingdom - Royals, Chiefs, Jayhawks, Kansas State, Mizzou & More
Kings of Kauffman 21 hours ago

KC Royals must sign one newly available outfielder

Several players were non-tendered by their clubs on Wednesday giving the KC Royals plenty of opportunities to shore up the outfield. While the KC Royals have already made a splash in the pitching market they still have a gaping hole to fill in the outfield.  Fortunately for them, there are several options now with other […] KC Royals must sign one newly available outfielder - Kings of Kauffman - Kings of Kauffman - A Kansas City Royals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Kings of Kauffman 22 hours ago

KC Royals: Jorge Soler in, Maikel Franco out (for now)

The KC Royals tendered their designated hitter Wednesday, but not their third baseman. The KC Royals, a franchise known for its fiscal conservatism and adversity to taking big chances, avoided big gambles again Wednesday. Facing a 7 p.m. Kansas City time deadline to tender 2021 contracts to most of its 40-man roster, including several key […] KC Royals: Jorge Soler in, Maikel Franco out (for now) - Kings of Kauffman - Kings of Kauffman - A Kansas City Royals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
KC Kingdom 23 hours ago

Kansas City Chiefs select Trey Smith in FanSided 2021 NFL Mock Draft

The Kansas City Chiefs need to bolster their offensive line in the draft and that’s what they did in FanSided’s recent mock draft. When an NFL team is fortunate enough to have found their franchise quarterback, the next step is to build an offensive line that is up to the task of protecting said franchise […] Kansas City Chiefs select Trey Smith in FanSided 2021 NFL Mock Draft - KC Kingdom - KC Kingdom - Royals, Chiefs, Jayhawks, Kansas State, Mizzou & More
Royals Review Dec 3, 2020
Royals Rumblings - News for December 3, 2020

Royals Rumblings - News for December 3, 2020

Photo by Jamie Squire/ Love me tender. Royals Rumblings - News for December 3, 2020 Jeffrey Flanagan talks to Dayton Moore about the decision to non-tender Maikel Franco. “It was a difficult decision,” Moore told MLB.com of Franco’s non-tender. “He really did a great job for us. But going forward we felt we had internal options at third base, including Hunter Dozier, [prospects Kelvin] Gutierrez and [Emmanuel] Rivera.” Mike Minor talked to reporters about what brought him to Kansas City. Minor, who signed a two-year deal worth a guaranteed $18 million and a...
KC Kingdom Dec 3, 2020

KC Chiefs: Quarterbacks key to change of fortune in Broncos rivalry

Quarterbacks have been the key in who owns the Kansas City Chiefs/Denver Broncos rivalry and right now, the advantage goes to the Chiefs. Flashback to New Year’s Day of 2012. The Kansas City Chiefs were facing the Denver Broncos for both teams’ regular-season finales with playoff implications on the line for both teams. That year […] KC Chiefs: Quarterbacks key to change of fortune in Broncos rivalry - KC Kingdom - KC Kingdom - Royals, Chiefs, Jayhawks, Kansas State, Mizzou & More
KC Kingdom Dec 2, 2020

KC Chiefs remain as the No. 2 seed after Steelers move to 11-0

The KC Chiefs have been the No. 2 seed for a while now and that remains the case after the Steelers beat the Ravens on Wednesday. Week 12 is finally in the books and the final game of the week was an important one as far as playoff implications were concerned. The Kansas City Chiefs […] KC Chiefs remain as the No. 2 seed after Steelers move to 11-0 - KC Kingdom - KC Kingdom - Royals, Chiefs, Jayhawks, Kansas State, Mizzou & More
Royals Review Dec 2, 2020
Royals to non-tender Maikel Franco

Royals to non-tender Maikel Franco

Photo by Ed Zurga/ The third baseman was in his last year of arbitration. The Royals will non-tender third baseman Maikel Franco, making him a free agent, according to MLB.com reporter Mark Feinsand. The 28-year old hit .278/.321/.457 with eight home runs in 60 games. He was non-tendered last off-season by the Phillies, allowing the Royals to sign him to a one-year deal. Franco was the sixth-most valuable third baseman by WAR, according to Fangraphs. But according to estimates by MLB Trade Rumors, he was due to make between $4.5 and $8 million next season in his last...
Royals Review Dec 2, 2020
No free agent will mask the flaws or promise of the Royals organization

No free agent will mask the flaws or promise of the Royals organization

Khalil Lee #24 of the Kansas City Royals makes a catch in the outfield during an intrasquad scrimmage as part of summer workouts at Kauffman Stadium on July 10, 2020 in Kansas City, Missouri. | Photo by Jamie Squire/ The minor leagues are still the thing to watch. To this day, there is a persistent and very wide-reaching opinion that the Second Golden Age Royals of the mid-2010s ended because a small market team like Kansas City could never keep up with the big market teams, and that their eventual fall from grace was just how these things happen, especially with the...
Kings of Kauffman Dec 2, 2020

KC Royals avoid arbitration with several players

The KC Royals under Dayton Moore have been known to come to agreements with players before the arbitration hearings and the trend continues in 2020. Going through a complete arbitration process essentially pits the KC Royals against the player by arguing why the employee should not earn as much as they are requesting.  Moore recognizes […] KC Royals avoid arbitration with several players - Kings of Kauffman - Kings of Kauffman - A Kansas City Royals Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Royals Review Dec 2, 2020
Royals Review Radio: The Minor signing episode

Royals Review Radio: The Minor signing episode

Plus we discuss the Michael Taylor signing and whether Maikel Franco will be non-tendered. The hot stove is hot! The Royals break out of the gate with a pair of signings, inking pitcher Mike Minor and outfielder Michael Taylor. Max Rieper, Shaun Newkirk, and Matthew LaMar discuss how they fit the roster, and whether Maikel Franco is at risk of being non-tendered. Among the topics discussed: What does Mike Minor mean for the rotation? Does the Michael Taylor signing make sense? Will the Royals make another move? What do these signings say about John Sherman? Will Maikel Franco...

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    Mike Minor

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    Jorge Soler

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  • 1 Michael A. Taylor

    Michael A. Taylor

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  • Hunter Dozier

    Hunter Dozier

    Royals Rumblings - News for December 3, 2020

  • Khalil Lee

    Khalil Lee

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