Brian Goodman is a contributing writer originally from Kansas City. He is all too accustomed to the ups and downs (mostly downs) that the pro teams in the area bring. Brian is also an avid college basketball junkie and just can't get enough come March.
David DeJesus, Scott Podsednik and now Yuniesky Betancourt have experienced surges in performance following the arrival of children to their respective families.
Royals GM Dayton Moore continues trending towards youth by designated Jose Guillen for assignment.
Reliever Greg Holland is summoned by Dayton Moore to supply much-needed bullpen help and will occupy the roster spot made available by Wednesday's trade involving Scott Podsednik.
Farnsworth Tweaks Hamstring, Trade Value Now Under Question
Reports indicate that NL West teams are coveting the right fielder, currently on a serious hot streak.
Tigers GM Dave Dombrowski could turn to Kansas City to fill hole caused by injury to RF Magglio Ordonez.
The Las Vegas portion of the NBA Summer League provides opportunities for area players to make cases for pro roster spots.
Royals closer Joakim Soria is one of many options at AL manager Joe Girardi's disposal in Tuesday night's All-Star Game in Anaheim.
Royals prospects Eric Hosmer and Mike Moustakas contribute to a 9-1 victory by the US over International prospects Sunday night in Anaheim