The New Blue Tradition Royals Pitcher of the Month is Zack Greinke. Zack Greinke amazed the league in April going 5-0 with an ERA of 0.50. In 36 innings Zack had 44 strike outs. He pitched 2 complete game shutouts and did not give up his first earned run until his last start on April 29. Zack also appeared on the cover of Sports Illusrated and had a feature article.
The New Blue Tradition Royals Player of the Month is John Buck. John Buck was not the opening day starting catcher and remains the backup catcher behind Miguel Olivio. However, Buck appeared in 12 games and hit .300 with 3 home runs, 12 hits 2 doubles, 2 triples and 15 RBI in the month of April.