Six Players Suspended For Royals-White Sox Brawl

Major League Baseball has handed down suspensions for Thursday’s benches clearing scuffle between the Royals and White Sox, and there are a bunch of them. Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura, whose taunting helped set-off the fight, was suspended the longest, for seven games. Teammate Edison Volquez got five games, as did… » 4/25/15 1:40pm 4/25/15 1:40pm

Yordano Ventura Is Baseball's Surliest Little Shit

Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura has made four starts this season, and he has yet to leave one under his own volition. His first two starts have been cut short by cramping muscles, and the last two have been derailed by ejections. If there’s one thing that’s so far defined Ventura’s 2015 campaign, it’s his… » 4/24/15 2:41pm 4/24/15 2:41pm

Last Night's White Sox-Royals Brawl Was A Photographer's Delight

If we’re being honest, the true heroes of last night’s awesome White Sox vs. Royals brawl weren’t the players on the field. Yordano Ventura’s quick-pitching and foul mouth may have started the whole thing, and Jeff Samardzija may have done more than his part to turn it into a riot, but their work was easily trumped by… » 4/24/15 11:40am 4/24/15 11:40am

Now Brett Lawrie Is Talking Shit About Royals Fans

Oakland A’s third baseman Brett Lawrie has had a couple of days to cool off after spending a portion of his team’s weekend series against the Royals with dodging 100 mph fastballs, but he’s still pretty heated about how everything went down in Kansas City, and he’s got a particular beef with Royals fans. » 4/22/15 1:26pm 4/22/15 1:26pm

The Royals Are Serving Fans Moldy Garbage Hot Dogs

The picture you see above, via KCTV 5, was snapped by a Royals fan who attended Friday’s game at Kauffman Stadium. That first, not entirely revolting hot dog is what was available to fans who wanted to pay normal prices for food. That pallid tube of, uh, meat (?) that’s been stuffed into some sort of molecularly… » 4/20/15 6:07pm 4/20/15 6:07pm

Brett Lawrie Has Made The Royals Crazy

It’s a good thing that the Royals-A’s series ended yesterday, because if the two teams had to play again today, I fear that A’s third baseman Brett Lawrie would end up dead. Yesterday’s game brought an end to a three-day saga that featured a possibly dirty slide, an apparent case of mistaken identity, and some truly… » 4/20/15 10:38am 4/20/15 10:38am

Yordano Ventura Doesn't Seem Too Sad About Losing The World Series

Yordano Ventura pitched an exceptional game Tuesday night, holding the Giants to three hits over seven innings as the Royals won 10-0 to tie the World Series up at three games apiece. Unfortunately for Ventura, his teammates couldn't replicate his performance last night, and the Royals lost the World Series. But if… » 10/30/14 11:45pm 10/30/14 11:45pm

No, Alex Gordon Could Not Have Scored On The Misplayed Ball

Alex Gordon's ninth-inning, two-out single left Kansas City with the tying run 90 feet from home plate thanks to Gregor Blanco's colossal misplay in the outfield. Some, however, have begun the hand-wringing that maybe Gordon could have scored, had he sprinted the entire way and been sent from third. We're here to… » 10/30/14 12:04am 10/30/14 12:04am