Willy Taveras

Kansas City Royals #37 - Center Field

  • Born: 12/25/81
  • Age: 32
  • Height: 6-0
  • Weight: 180

Baseball's longest days (and nights)

On Saturday, two games went 18-plus innings, only the second time in MLB history that has happened. Here's a look at the other.

Police Raid Home of "Crazy Utility Player" Guy


"There were utility players everywhere. I've never seen anything like it."

Xavier Nady signs minor-league deal with Royals

Xavier Nady and the Kansas City Royals agreed to a minor-league contract.

Willy Taveras eager for chance with Royals

Veteran outfielder Willy Taveras hopes to find a role with the Kansas City Royals' big-league club this upcoming spring.

Royals sign 3 to minor-league deals

George Sherrill, a 2008 All-Star, is one of them.

Royals sign Willy Taveras


The Kansas City Royals have signed outfielder Willy Taveras to a minor league contract.

The Miami Marlins, Gorkys Hernandez, and Terrible Leadoff Men

The Miami Marlins are batting Gorkys Hernandez leadoff against left-handers, which shows that manager Ozzie Guillen thinks only of speed and not quality at the leadoff spot. Which Marlins player...

Astros History: A 30 Game Hitting Streak in 2006


The Astros once had a 30 game hit streak.

2011 Rockies Player Review: Seth Smith


2011 Rockies Player Review: Seth Smith was a good offensive player in 2011, but how much of that value was given back on defense?

Wednesday Pebble Report: With Half the Lineup Promoted, Sky Sox Still Mash


Pebble Report: The Rockies have scored seven runs in their last three games combined. The Sky Sox, on the other hand, hit 7 HOME runs last night

The Worst Hitters With Long Hitting Streaks In Major League History


Reviewing a list of the worst hitters in baseball history ever to have a hitting streak of at least 25 games in length.

Spring Game Thread: Rockies v Mariners


Gameday Link CF Willy Taveras SS Jonathan Herrera DH Ty Wigginton 2B Jose Lopez 1B Todd Helton LF Ryan Spilborghs RF Seth Smith 3B Ian Stewart  C Matt Pagnozzi P Jorge De La Rosa   RF Ichiro 3B C...

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