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Red Sox non-tender Juan Francisco

Making official what was presumed after they designated him for assignment last week, the Red Sox non-tendered third baseman/first baseman Juan Francisco.

Boston claimed Francisco off waivers from Toronto on November 19 to give them a fallback option at third base, but signing Pablo Sandoval (and Hanley Ramirez) made him superfluous. 51 more words

Free Agent: Billy Butler Heads West to the A's, Young Man

Billy Butler has been a fixture in the Kansas City Royals lineup since his rookie season of 2007. He was one of the few consistent productive players for the Royals teams that won less than 70 games a year. 303 more words

MLB The Show - World War K: You Can't Get Fooled Again

Start from the Beginning – Episode 1: The History of the First Base War

Previous Episode: Trust The Plot Twist

At the end of July 2014, emergency repairs initiated by Strike-O-Matic’s internal systems revealed the terrible truth of his mission from the future.  1,416 more words


Kansas City Baseball Vault: 11/3/14 - World Series Recap and What Happens Next

After some time off to watch the World Series, we put off recording the first offseason show long enough.

Of course, the Royals did not finish their dream run through the playoffs, but it was still a great showing. 146 more words

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Three Royals honored as American League Gold Glove winners

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — With four players nominated, the Kansas City Royals dominated the American League Gold Glove Awards, which were handed on Tuesday night. Alex Gordon, Eric Hosmer and Salvador Perez were all repeat winners with shortstop Alcides Escobar being the sole KC nominee not to win. 144 more words


Royals earn 3 Gold Gloves

For the second straight season, the KC Royals have hauled in three Rawlings Gold Gloves in 2014. The Royals have now won 26 Gold Gloves. The awards were voted on by American League managers and coaches. 253 more words

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