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Kevin Ware, Untouched, Breaks Leg, Now Drinks Milk

By Travis Pflanz | March 31, 2013 | 0 Comment

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For some reason, there is nothing more stomach turning to me than broken bones or joints (like knees) bending the wrong way. Players and coaches alike were shedding tears in support of their friend and teammate… I did not see any vomit. I can deal with blood, guts busted open in motorcycle wrecks, poop, pee […]

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“Helmet Man” in Custody in Connection with Kansas City Bomb Threat

By Travis Pflanz | September 14, 2012 | 5 Comment

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Ex-Chiefs Superfan “Helmet Man” detained in connection with downtown Kansas City, MO bomb threat. “Helmet Man” is living in Kansas City and in witness protection in connection to the World Trade Center bombing in 1993. Fox 4 News in Kansas City is reporting that a man walked into a building screaming something to the effect […]

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How can the Royals still trade Jeff Francoeur? How MLB trades can happen after the deadline

By Travis Pflanz | August 1, 2012 | 0 Comment

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The 2012 MLB trade deadline has come and gone. The Royals traded away closer-by-default Jonathan Broxton to the Cincinnati Reds for a pair of minor league arms, but he was the only Royals player dealt at the deadline. To the dismay of many Royals fans and presumably the Royals front office, Jeff Francoeur and Yuniesky Betancourt are […]

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Jonathan Broxton Traded to the Cincinnati Reds

By Travis Pflanz | July 31, 2012 | 0 Comment

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With a little more than half an hour remaining until the MLB trade deadline, Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports is reporting the Cincinnati reds are now interested in Jonathan Broxton. 2:16pm: Sources: #Reds trying to get Broxton from#Royals. #Rangers are out on Broxton. Other teams in play. Rosenthal has also stated that the Texas Rangers are no longer in […]

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Jim Brower To Coach For Surprise In The 2012 Arizona Fall League

By Travis Pflanz | July 26, 2012 | 0 Comment

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Kansas City Royals press release: Brower is in his second season with Kane County after concluding his playing career in 2010.  The Minnesota native pitched for eight Major League clubs from 1999 to 2007 and led the Majors with 89 appearances in 2004. The Surprise roster, to be announced in late August, will consist of […]

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Royals Interested in Trading to Acquire Marlins’ Ace Josh Johnson

By Travis Pflanz | July 25, 2012 | 0 Comment

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According to Jayson Stark of ESPN, the Kansas City Royals may have interest in acquiring 28 year-old starting pitcher Josh Johnson from the Maimi Marlins. The righty may be the next piece dealt away be the Marlins, who have already traded SP Anibal Sanchez, INF Omar Infante and 3B Hanley Ramirez. The Marlins Ace will require a […]

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Jason Kendall Announces Retirement

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In case you missed it yesterday, here is the Kansas City Royals press release announcing Jason Kendall’s retirement: KANSAS CITY, MO (July 24, 2012) — Veteran catcher Jason Kendall announced his retirement today at Arvest Ballpark in Springdale, Ark., home of the Northwest Arkansas Naturals.  Kendall, 38, played in two games for Kansas City’s Double-A affiliate after signing […]

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Los Angeles Angels interested in Royals’ Jose Mijares

By Travis Pflanz | July 24, 2012 | 0 Comment

Mike DiGiovanna, Los Angeles Angels beat writer for Los Angeles Times, tweeted this afternoon that the Angels are looking for a left-handed relief pitcher and Jose Mijares of the Kansas City Royals is on their radar. #Angels would like to add LH reliever. Among those they’ve expressed interest in are #Royals‘ Jose Mijares and #Cardinals‘ Marc Rzepczynski. Royals […]

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Royals Home Runs Through 95 Games: Butler back on 30+ HR pace

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It has been quite a while (36 games) since we last checked in on the home run paces of the members of the Kansas City Royals offense. The offensive power has been interesting and the paces have jumped back up a bit, but the question Royals fans always find themselves asking – Will Steve Balboni’s […]

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Available Royals: Jonathan Broxton, Jose Mijares, Jeff Francoeur, Yuniesky Betancourt

By Travis Pflanz | July 23, 2012 | 0 Comment

Nothing breaking here, but Ken Rosenthal of FOXSports.com sent out a tweet this evening stating Jonathan Broxton, Jose Mijares, Jeff Francoeur and Yuniesky Betancourt have all been officially made available on the trading block by the Kansas City Royals. Available #Royals, according to sources: Broxton, Mijares, Francoeur, Y. Betancourt. Which of these Royals will have a new […]

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