Kansas City Royals

  • Batting Avg
    .261 AVG
  • Runs
    675 R
  • Earned Runs Avg
    4.21 ERA
  • Home Runs Allowed
    206 HR
  • Ned Yost on Royals' young pitchers: 'These guys are pretty good, man'
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    Ned Yost on Royals' young pitchers: 'These guys are pretty good, man'

    The back fields here form a mammoth cloverleaf, four baseball diamonds that surround the Art Stewart Tower and offer the main hive of activity in the early days of spring training. On Tuesday morning, that activity was built around a session of live batting practice, so Royals manager Ned Yost hopped

  • Sam Mellinger: Alex Gordon, without excuses, is optimistic after his worst big-league season
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    Sam Mellinger: Alex Gordon, without excuses, is optimistic after his worst big-league season

    One of the few downsides of signing a $72 million contract is knowing you will never have anyone's empathy for your professional struggles. That suits Alex Gordon just fine. He's never been much for empathy, anyway, and the Royals outfielder never liked excuses any more than he's liked men

  • Royals infielder Whit Merrifield won't fly under the radar this spring
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    Royals infielder Whit Merrifield won't fly under the radar this spring

    Whit Merrifield is battling for a Royals roster spot as an incumbent, not as a prospect, which makes this unlike past spring trainings. “Previous springs for me have been about getting on the radar with the coaches and the front office,” Merrifield said. “This year, it's about proving to them I can