Kansas City Royals & Pittsburgh Pirates

The Kansas City Royals are a Major League Baseball team based in Kansas City, Missouri. The Royals are a member of the Central Division of Major League Baseball's American League. The Pittsburgh Pirates are a Major League Baseball club based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 5.0/5

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Congratulations to the Kansas City Royals a comeback win over the A's and the San Francisco Giants especially Madison Bumgarner with a 8-0 shut out of the Pittsburgh Pirates to win their Wild Card matches. More baseball tomorrow!
Well the first night of the MLBaseball Wild Card games was exciting. I unfortunately did not get to watch the game between the Oakland A's and the Kansas City Royals. I was listening to it for a bit when Oakland had scoresd 5 runs in the 6th inning to take a 7-3 lead, I thought the Royals were done. Later on I was watching SportsCenter on ESPN to find out the Royals scored 3 runs in the 8th and 1 in the 9th to tie the game and send it to extra innings. Well Oakland scored a run in the top of the 12th inning, but the Royals scored 2 in the bottom of the 12th to win it. Sorry Oakland A's fans, better luck next year. Tonight the SF Giants have a one-game play in Wild Card game against the Pittsburgh Pirates. This should also be an exciting game.
Colorado Rockies sign first baseman Justin Morneau to a two year, $13 million dollar contract. Morneau hit .259 with 17 home runs in 152 games for the Minnesota Twins & Pittsburgh Pirates in 2013. Free agent first baseman Corey Hart was medically cleared to resume all baseball-related activities. Hart did not play in 2013 after undergoing multiple knee surgeries. Chicago White Sox first baseman Paul Konerko will tell the White Sox whether he'll return, before the start of the Winter Meetings that begin on December 9. Konerko has been contemplating retirement, & has yet to make a decision about his future. Reports show that the Kansas City Royals offered a three year deal worth $48 million dollars to free agent outfielder Carlos Beltran.
Mr. O's Weekend Picks Sept. 20 to 23 Last Week's Total: 35-43-1. Season Total: 118-114-1. MLB Outlook: Three series with big time playoff implications get underway Friday night. Let's start with the fantastic race for both the NL Central Division title and the two NL Wild Card spots, which will almost certainly go to whoever doesn't win the Central. The St. Louis Cardinals have a one game over the Pittsburgh Pirates and a two game lead over the Cincinnati Reds for top spot in the division. The Pirates are hosting the Reds for three in what could be a WC preview, with both teams well in front of the Washington Nationals for the two spots. Having prevented a four game sweep by the visiting Padres on Thursday with a 10-1 win, it looks like the Pirates may have been looking ahead to the Reds. Cincy comes into the this game on the heels of sweeping the Astros in three games at Houston. Over in the AL all eyes will be on the Texas Rangers visiting the Kansas City Royals for three and a huge four-game set betwee ...
A great week for Robinson Cano (in his 9th big league season), going seven for seventeen (.412) in five games (not including tonight's Sunday night ESPN game). The Yankees didn't do as well winning only 1 game this week, and have lost their last four in a row. Cano's performance moved him up five spots on the all time hit list from 560th to 555th with 1,545 hits. This week he passes Mike Sweeney (1,540), Frankie Crosetti (1,541), Joe Randa (1,543), Tom Brunansky (1,543) and Cecil Travis (1,544). Next up on the list are César Tovar and Chick Stahl with 1,546 hits. Mike Sweeney played 16 seasons with the Kansas City Royals, Seattle Mariners, Oakland Athletics and Philadelphia Phillies from 1995-2010. Frankie Crosetti played 17 seasons, all with the New York Yankees, from 1932-1948. Joe Randa played 12 seasons with the Kansas City Royals, Pittsburgh Pirates, Detroit Tigers, Cincinnati Reds and San Diego Padres from 1995-2006. Tom Brunansky played 14 seasons with the Minnesota Twins, Boston Red Sox, S ...
Brownwood, Texas Kenny Vaccaro, Saftey for the New Orleans Saints Candy Barr, stripper, burlesque dancer, actress Bob Denver, the actor who played Gilligan and Maynard G. Krebs on CBS's Gilligan's Island and The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, was reared in Brownwood and attended Brownwood High School. Jerry Don Gleaton, Major League Baseball pitcher from 1979 to 1992 for the Texas Rangers, Seattle Mariners, Chicago White Sox, Kansas City Royals, Detroit Tigers, and Pittsburgh Pirates. Graham Harrell, award-winning Texas Tech Red Raiders quarterback (2007–2008) was born in Brownwood, but grew up in Ennis near Dallas. Joe M. Kilgore, former U.S. representative from Texas, was born in Brownwood in 1918. Robert E. Howard, the creator of Conan the Barbarian, attended Howard Payne and is buried in Greenleaf Memorial Cemetery in Brownwood. Shelby Miller was drafted in the first round of the 2009 MLB draft by the St. Louis Cardinals. He led the 2009 Brownwood High School baseball team to the regional finals. Dave ...
10 things to watch for in baseball in 2013. fans, answer these questions/statements. 1) Will the Pittsburgh Pirates halt their streak of 20 straight losing seasons? 2) Baltimore Orioles and Oakland A's need to prove they weren't flukes 3) Will the James Shields trade backfire for the Kansas City Royals? 4)Will Stephen Strasburg pitch without an innings limit? 5) Do the Los Angeles Dodgers have a better pitching staff NOW then San Francisco Giants 6)How will Mariano Rivera and Derek Jeter bounce back from injuries? 7) Where will the newly revamped Boston Red Sox finish? 8) How much pressure is Miguel Cabrera under? 9) Will Josh Hamilton be booed Opening Day in Arlington? 10) Will R.A. Dickey be a stud or dud as a Blue Jay?
My fellow baseball fans...All jokes, disses, and trash-talking aside, I LOVE that teams like the Baltimore Orioles, Washington Nationals, Cincinnati Reds, Detroit Tigers, and the Oakland A's are in the playoffs this year. I love that the St. Louis Cardinals and Texas Rangers were in the World Series last year and will be very good teams for years to come. I grew up in the era when these teams (except the Nationals) and others, like the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Kansas City Royals, routinely were great teams competing for the championship year in and year out. Yes I am a ride or die New York Yankees fan, but baseball needs this kind of competition, especially from teams that do not have the big budgets of the Yankees, Red Sox, Phillies, Angels, or Dodgers. This year reminds me of football where on any given Sunday and in any given Super Bowl any team can win. Wish Major League Baseball had the kind of salary cap of other sports because the contracts have long been out of control and is one of the main rea ...
The New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox are obviously big-market teams. The Kansas City Royals and Pittsburgh Pirates are notoriously small-market clubs...
Posting only for baseball geeks: If the MLB post-season started today, which of course it doesn't, 2 of the 3 teams that have gone the longest without being in the post season would be in--the Washington Nationals as NL East champs (last and only time in post season as Montreal Expos in 1981) and Pittsburgh Pirates as NL Wild Card (last time in post-season in 1992). Who's the other one? Kansas City Royals, last time in post-season, 1985,
The Pittsburgh Pirates and Kansas City Royals are expressing interest in Chicago Cubs left-hander Paul Maholm, reports Bruce Levine of ESPNChicago.com:
Did you Know Famous People from Atoka • Reba McEntire - American country music artist. • Crystal Robinson - WNBA player for the Washington Mystics and New York Liberty. • U. L. Washington - former MLB player for the Kansas City Royals, Montreal Expos, and Pittsburgh Pirates. • Matthew Mungle - winner of an Academy Award for Makeup and four-time winner of an Emmy Award. • Todd Downing - author of The Mexican Earth,a Cultural History of Old Mexico, and also several mystery novels published in the 1930s and early 40s, including The Cat Screams. In his later years, the 1970s, he taught the Choctaw language at Southeastern Oklahoma State University (Durant). • Jim Barnes - Oklahoma Poet Laureate for 2009 and 2010 and author of nine books of poetry, including On a Wing of the Sun, The Sawdust War, Paris, The American Book of the Dead, and Visiting Picasso. He is also the author of On Native Ground (University of Oklahoma Press, 1997; 2nd ed. 2009), an autobiography which won an American Book Award i ...
Three Vikings Go In Top 13 Rounds of MLB Draft Three Jefferson College baseball players were recently selected in Major League Baseball's First Year Player Draft. Infielder Fred Ford was drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the 7th round (pick number 223). The sophomore 1st baseman from Ft. Zumwalt South High school was the Region XVI Player-of-the-year and 1st-Team All-American selection as he hit .430 with 20 doubles, 16 homeruns, 75 RBIs, and had 32 stolen bases. Left handed pitcher, Dalton Friend, went next as he was selected in the 12th round (pick number 376) by the Pittsburgh Pirates. The Rolla native was 12-0 on the year with a 2.98 ERA for the Vikings. In his career at Jefferson, Friend accumulated an impressive overall record of 20-1. The final Viking selection was left handed hitting infielder, Brett Wiley, as he was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 13th round (pick number 420). The sophomore short stop from Ft. Wayne, Indiana, was a 1st Team All-Region selection and a 3rd Team All ...
Pittsburgh Pirates vs Kansas City Royals 6-9-12, closing pitcher Joel Hanrahan gets the save in the top of the 9th, Pirates win 5-3
New Post at Throw the Challenge Flag: Andrew McCutchen provides all the offense that the Pittsburgh Pirates need to complete their sweep of the Kansas City Royals:
Pirates climb back in the fourth to beat Kansas City Royals, 5-3 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via
Surgining Pittsburgh Pirates rally for 5-3 victory over Kansas City Royals #
Chad and Zane were back at PNC Park for game two between the Pittsburgh Pirates and Kansas City Royals. Thoughts about the previous game nd what to expect from tonight’s action were given during the pregame show.
Ladies and gentlemen.please raise that Jolly Roger for the Pittsburgh Pirates who beat the Kansas City Royals tonite 5-3. Just one game out of first place!
Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Kansas City Royals – Game 58: Good win last night, nice to see Erik Bedard with a really ...
Fans From The Stands were live at PNC Park tonight for game one of this three game series between the Pittsburgh Pirates and Kansas City Royals. Chad and Zane broadcasted live from the Pittsburgh Baseball Club before the game to recap the last series, along with predictions for the game.
Enjoy a pre-game dinner at Atria's Restaurant and Tavern at PNC Park and then head over to watch the Pittsburgh Pirates take on the Kansas City Royals. It is FanJam night so don't miss Boyz II Men perform after the game.
Hello everyone. Hope you all have a great day. In case you missed it last night: in the MLB, the Baltimore Orioles beat the Boston Red Sox 4-1. The New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 3-2. The Washington Nationals beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-2. The New York Mets beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2.
Me: "Will the Kansas City Royals play the Pittsburgh Pirates in the World Series?" Magic 8 Ball: "Reply hazy, try again."
Why are the Kansas City Royals still in existence? And the Pittsburgh Pirates. I mean really, WHY?!
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