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Trade Deadline Deals Didn’t Do Much for the Royals this Season  

Every season, when the trade deadline comes around, some teams scramble to try and improve their rosters, while other teams accept they won’t be making the playoffs and try to get rid of players with value. Sometimes, these roster moves pay off, and both the buyers and sellers win, however, things also don’t go as planned in some cases, like this More...

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By Rocco Constantino On Friday, January 27th, 2017
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Former Royals, Cardinals Pitcher Mark Littell Shares Baseball Stories in Captivating New Book

In 1973, Mark Littell, then just 20 years old, dominated AAA to the tune of a 16-6 record with a 2.92 ERA.  The righty was a key part of a young core of Kansas City Royals that included George Brett and Frank More...

By Rocco Constantino On Sunday, January 22nd, 2017
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Yordano Ventura Dies in Car Accident at 25

Yordano Ventura, a mercurial, budding star for the Kansas City Royals who sent the 2014 World Series to a game seven with a dominant performance on the mound, has died in a car accident in the Dominican Republic. More...

Salvador Perez
By Clayton Richer On Wednesday, June 15th, 2016
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Big Papi and Perez Pacing AL Vote Getters Thus Far

Balloting for the 2016 MLB All-Star Game is in full swing and two familiar faces in David Ortiz and Salvador Perez have sequestered fans hearts for their respective votes. As of June 14th, Salvador Perez had garnered More...

By Dan Langille On Friday, June 10th, 2016
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And With The 21st Pick The Toronto Blue Jays Select…

Last night we watched high school and college players have their lives changed. Last night the MLB draft did not disappoint with rumours, shockers, and positive drug testings. The MLB ran the first 2 rounds of More...

By John Farrell On Friday, March 4th, 2016
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Mr Fantasy…A Poolie’s Dirty Little Draft Day Secrets

Send us (Kole) Calhoun, something to make us all happy. Greetings and salutations Hot Corner fans. It’s that time of year again. Everyone has reported in the proverbial best shape of their lives and hope More...

By Rocco Constantino On Sunday, February 28th, 2016
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Top 300 Moments That Shaped Major League Baseball Preview: AL Central

Starting on March 1, Baseball Hot Corner will rank the Top 300 moments that shaped baseball history.  All moments from 1900 forward are eligible and the list includes moments from on and off the field.  There More...

AL Rookie of the Year Award
By Clayton Richer On Friday, February 26th, 2016
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Top 10 Candidates To Win AL Rookie of the Year in 2016

Baseball fans have awaken from their off-season hibernation eager to kick their winter doldrums to the curb in anticipation of another baseball season full of promise . As always, with a new season comes new More...

By Will Hyland On Wednesday, February 17th, 2016
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Top 10 Shortstops For 2016

With the end of the NFL season upon us, the Baseball Hot Corner team brings back the Top 10 at each position series as we get closer to pitchers and catchers reporting. One position to highlight is shortstop, More...

Aroldis Chapman
By Rocco Constantino On Saturday, February 13th, 2016
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Top 10 Closers For 2016

With each passing day, hope continues to rise as winter winds down and Spring Training inches closer.  Baseball Hot Corner continues to preview the 2016 season by examining the top 10 players at each position. More...








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