CONTENT TYPES

FILTER BY DATE

    • From
    • To

SEARCH TOOLS

195 results for "royals"

Page of 12
  1. The Year in Holy S#!t: An Oakland Meltdown and a Royal Miracle in...

    Michael Baumann

    This week, the Triangle will be looking back at the players, games, and moments that singed our eyebrows and blew our minds in 2014. Buckle your seat belts; it's the Year in Holy S#!t. For most of 2014, the Oakland A's were the...

    Blog | December 16, 2014
  2. The Marlins Maneuver, the Tigers Retool, the Phillies Accept Fate...

    Ben Lindbergh

    Major League Baseball's winter meetings came to a close Thursday, but not without another torrent of transactions. We've analyzed the Dodgers' day of trade/signing insanity and the Red Sox's new, unsexy starter...

    Blog | December 12, 2014
  3. The White Sox Solved Their Pitching Problems With Jeff Samardzija...

    Ben Lindbergh

    Judging by the Cubs-heavy buzz entering the offseason, one wouldn't have known that both Chicago clubs posted 73 wins in 2014, or that both teams had talked about contending in 2015. The Cubs had the celebrity front office, the top-rated fa...

    Blog | December 09, 2014
  4. Cleveland Edges Closer to Contention With Brandon Moss Trade

    Jonah Keri

    The Indians' trade for Brandon Moss highlighted a quiet first day at baseball's winter meetings, signaling the likelihood of bigger leaguewide moves as soon as today, and bigger happenings in Cleveland as soon as this coming seaso...

    Blog | December 09, 2014
  5. Songs of the Week: Long Live Lana

    Steven Hyden

    LDR dropped two songs this week, both of which are featured in the new Tim Burton movie, Big Eyes, both of which sound pretty much the same, both of which sound like they could've been on Ultraviolence, both of which make me wish she wa...

    Blog | December 05, 2014
  6. MLB Transaction Trees

    Ben Lindbergh

    Shortly after Indians pitcher Corey Kluber won the AL Cy Young Award last week, New York Times writer Tyler Kepner made Twitter do a double take by pointing out that the seeds of Kluber's Cleveland victory were sown when the 28-year-old sta...

    Blog | November 20, 2014
  7. Pain Demands to Be Felt

    Rany Jazayerli

    Sports are pain. That's the dirty little secret you don't learn until after they've sucked you into their addictive grasp. Sports are about losing the final game of the season, then having to acknowledge how blessed you were to ev...

    Blog | October 31, 2014
  8. The Jonah Keri Podcast: What to Watch for in Game 6, With Jayson ...

    Jonah Keri

    Jonah Keri talks to ESPN's Jayson Stark and FanGraphs writer Dave Cameron about the World Series and what to watch for in Game 6 (and a possible Game 7). Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the Grantland Sports podcast network on iTune...

    Blog | October 28, 2014
  9. World Series Game 6 Preview: Three Keys to the Royals' Survi...

    Michael Baumann

    The sentimental favorites are now in win-or-go-home mode, and while the Royals will have home field advantage - and with it the DH, which should keep Jayson Nix from making another inexplicable appearance - they've got t...

    Blog | October 28, 2014
  10. World Series Game 5: The Giants Carve Out a Series Lead, Madison ...

    Jonah Keri

    Madison Bumgarner owned Royals hitters on Sunday night, firing the first complete-game shutout by a Giants pitcher in a World Series contest since 1962, pushing San Francisco to within one victory of its third title in five years with the 5-...

    Blog | October 27, 2014
  11. World Series Weekend Preview: Three Keys for Three Royals-Giants ...

    Jonah Keri

    The Giants and Royals reconvene tonight in San Francisco for Game 3 of the World Series, with the matchup knotted at one win apiece and with plenty of questions looming heading into a pivotal weekend. Here are three of the story lines we'll be f...

    Blog | October 24, 2014
  12. How to Pick a World Series Rooting Interest As a Non–K.C. o...

    Michael Baumann

    Having only two teams in the World Series means that fans of the other ...; [fiddles with abacus] ...; 28 major league teams are forced to either jump on a bandwagon or view the whole thing as a neutral, which can get a little borin...

    Blog | October 21, 2014
  13. Jonah Keri Podcast: Andy McCullough and Grant Brisbee

    Jonah Keri

    Jonah Keri talks to Kansas City Star writer Andy McCullough about the upstart Royals and to SB Nation's Grant Brisbee about the Giants' run at a third World Series in five years. Listen to the podcast here....

    Blog | October 21, 2014
  14. One Away: The Total Improbability of the Royals’ World Seri...

    Rany Jazayerli

    There is a medical condition called refeeding syndrome that occurs in people who have been starved to the brink of death's door, such as hunger strikers or prisoners of war. If food is reintroduced to these patients too quickly, they can de...

    Blog | October 21, 2014
  15. The Kansas City Royals Already Won the World Series of the Intern...

    Corban Goble

    Forget a montage. This Kansas City Royals playoff run is a movie: * Catcher Salvador Perez's walk-off base hit in the bottom of the 12th inning in a wild-card game in which the Royals had a 4.4 percent win probability going...

    Blog | October 20, 2014
  16. World Series Preview: Five Keys to Victory for the Royals and Gia...

    Ben Lindbergh and Jonah Keri

    On Tuesday night, the Giants and Royals will face off in Game 1 of the 2014 World Series. (That's the matchup we all predicted this preseason, right?) As the even-year streakers in San Francisco prepare to battle the seemingly unbeatable breakou...

    Blog | October 20, 2014