Despite the Royals best efforts, Hunter Dozier came in second in the final fan voting for the All-Star game, finishing second to Alex Bregman of the Houston Astros. Unfortunately for Kansas City baseball fans, this leaves the Royals with no guarantees of an All-Star. (But hey, at least he finished higher than Gio Ursehla of… Read More Why Whit will get screwed in the All Star game
So, I have been given the opportunity to write on the Fansided blog “KC Kingdom“, which is a Kansas City specific blog that looks at all teams in the KC Metro area, including the Royals, Chiefs, Sporting KC, as well as the major colleges such as KU, K State, and Mizzou (of course…Mizzou is like… Read More KC Kingdom Post: What are Hunter Dozier’s All-Star Chances?
It’s been a rough past couple of days for Royals fans, as the bullpen blew back to back games against the Minnesota Twins on Friday night and Saturday afternoon. I am in the process of writing another piece, talking about the bullpen, and the Royals’ struggles the past two seasons when it comes to pitching… Read More Comparing the 2019 Kansas City Royals to the movie ‘Major League’
Thursday was a surprisingly full day when it came to Royals baseball news. First, the Royals looked impressive in their 4-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins in the first game of the four-game home stand. Furthermore, it was nice to see the MLB debut of Royals farm journeyman Humberto Arteaga, even if it came at… Read More Should the Ned Yost era be over in Kansas City?
In the beginning of the 2019 season, all the criticism of the Kansas City Royals seemed to hone in on the starting pitching. In fact, the “the Royals have good offense, but lousy pitching” dominated any conversation regarding Royals baseball in April and early May of 2019. And the vitriol was for good reason: during… Read More Ranking the Royals starting pitchers (and candidates) so far in 2019
Without a doubt, one early blow to the Royals’ 2019 playoff chances happened in Spring Training, when six-time All-Star catcher Salvador Perez underwent Tommy John surgery in early March. The surgery was a major blow for a club looking to rebuild for a second straight season, and it’s obvious that the Royals, currently 22-48 at… Read More Where do the 2019 Royals miss Salvy the most (and least)?
With the Royals fresh off their first series win since April, and starting a mini-road trip on Friday against the Minnesota Twins in Minneapolis, the Kansas City Royals dropped this on Friday afternoon: The move is not a surprising one on the O’Hearn end, as the 25-year-old first baseman’s struggles in 2019 were noted by… Read More Can O’Hearn figure out his problems in Omaha? (And can the Royals expect anything from Bonifacio?)
Last night was a rough loss for the Royals, as they lost 3-2 to the Detroit Tigers in the last game at Kauffman Field in this series before they play the rubber game in Omaha today. The loss to the Tigers stung because it was classic 2019 Royals in a nutshell: out hit the Tigers… Read More Which Royals hitters have had the biggest (and least) impact on winning in 2019?
It’s about appreciating the little things as a Royals fan, and last night’s 3-2 win over the Detroit Tigers in the first game of a three-game series at the K (well…two games at Kauffman and then TD Ameritrade Stadium in Omaha for game three) felt nostalgic in a way. It felt like it was 2013-2017,… Read More June AL Central Power Rankings (as Boulevard Beers)
Without a doubt, Jorge Soler is the most polarizing player on the Kansas City Royals roster this season. In many ways, Soler may be one of the best pure power hitters to play in Kansas City in quite some time, not an easy feat considering Kauffman Stadium typically plays to pitchers, not hitters (Kauffman has… Read More Why Jorge Soler is worth keeping for the Royals in 2019 (and maybe beyond)