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Kansas City Royals Should Send Mike Moustakas to Pittsburgh Pirates for Gerrit Cole

It’s unlikely that the Kansas City Royals and Pittsburgh Pirates make the playoffs in 2017, but that shouldn’t stop either team from becoming aggressive this trade season. Both teams could use another building block for the future. This is why they should swap all-star caliber players in third baseman, Mike Moustakas, and pitcher, Gerrit Cole. Why does this make sense? Kansas City isn’t acting as though they’ll re-sign Moustakas. So,
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Kansas City Royals 2017 Projected Rotation

The Kansas City Royals finished the 2016 season at 81-81, good for third place in the American League Central. After two consecutive trips to the World Series, the Royals finished 13.5 games out of first, and eight games out of a wild-card spot. Their disappointing season can be attributed to a number of things, but their pitching hurt them in 2016. Their 4.21 ERA and 1.35 WHIP were both 18th
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Kansas City Royals 2017 Projected Lineup

The defending World Series champs had high hopes entering the 2016 season with their eyes set on making it to baseball’s biggest stage for the third season in a row. Well, that wasn’t at all the case, as the Kansas City Royals finished 81-81, 13 ½ games out of the American League Central, and eight games out of a wild-card spot. Ned Yost’s team still has plenty of talent, however,
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Kansas City Royals Striding Towards Secure Future

A World Series Champion two years ago, the Kansas City Royals will look quite different compared to that title-winning team when they arrive at their spring training complex in February 2018. At the end of this season, Alcides Escobar, Lorenzo Cain, Mike Moustakas, Eric Hosmer, Jarrod Dyson and Danny Duffy will all be free agents. Earlier this offseason, closer Wade Davis said his goodbyes to his teammates as he was
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Kansas City Royals: Peter O’Brien Deal Could Pay Off Big

Sometimes it are the moves that no one really pays attention to that end up having the biggest impact on a sports franchise. Over the course of this MLB offseason, there have been plenty of big moves that have drawn a ton of buzz. Aroldis Chapman went back to the New York Yankees. Edwin Encarnacion signed a deal to join the American League Champion Cleveland Indians. But it was a
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Kansas City Royals: 2016 Winter Meetings Preview

Following a World Series victory of 2015, 2016 was certainly a let down for the Kansas City Royals. The team followed up its championship with a season that saw them fail to make the playoffs, finishing 81-81, which placed them in third place in the AL Central. The team finished 13 and a half games behind the AL champions the Cleveland Indians in the division, while finishing eight games out from
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Kansas City Royals: Could Hosmer, Moustakas, Cain or Escobar be traded?

The Kansas City Royals find themselves stuck between a rock and a hard place. The prior two seasons, they were where the Cleveland Indians and Chicago Cubs find themselves right now: In the World Series. But the 2016 season was not as kind to the Royals. A year after winning the World Series, the Royals went 81-81 this season, finishing third in the American League Central, behind the Indians and
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MLB Offseason: Wade Davis adds intrigue to crowded reliever market

This winter's crop of free agents in Major League Baseball leave a lot to be desired at many positions. But one position is fully loaded with plenty of top quality names. And that position is relief pitcher, as closers will be the hot commodity this MLB offseason. Let's start at the top. Aroldis Chapman, Kenley Jansen and Mark Melancon headline the field. All three men have a seat in the
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Josh Reddick: 6 Potential Trade Destinations

Oakland Athletics' outfield Josh Reddick is currently playing in the final year of his contract. Talks for a new contract are not believed to be currently ongoing, and it appears Reddick will be set to test free agency this offseason. And that could very well mean the A’s are set to do what they do best: trade away one of their best players. Reddick is on a fairly cheap contract