Without a doubt, in a relatively tame hot stove winter for the Kansas City Royals, the signing of “Dirty South” Greg Holland to a minor league contract created some buzz in Royals fan circles. While Holland is far from the back-to-back All Star closer he was in 2013 and 2014, the return of the 34-year-old… Read More Will Greg Holland impact the Royals bullpen in 2020?
Let the Bobby Witt, Jr. hype train begin in Kansas City. After selling the farm for a World Series in 2015 and possible playoff runs in 2016 and 2017, the Royals minor league system bounced back in a big way with back to back drafts in 2018 and 2019 that produced some nice high-end, highly-ranked… Read More Witt may be best Royals prospect, but Singer will be most important (20 in 20: No.1-2)
So 2020 thus far has been a series of Royals firsts for me as a Royals fan: I finally pulled the trigger on getting a ticket package of some sort (decided to go with the 15-game-package of the Keep…we will see how it goes and whether or not I will continue it for year 2)… Read More Five Takeaways from Royals FanFest 2020
With Royals Fanfest coming up this weekend, it is only a matter of time before Spring Training is upon us. While the Royals did not make any major moves this off-season, it does feel like the Royals should improve on their 59-103 record from a year ago. Granted, that total may not be much more,… Read More How do the Royals stack against the defending AL Central champs? (Twins Preview)
On Wednesday, the Royals posted this below to commemorate the three-year anniversary of Yordano “Ace” Ventura’s death: There has been much to celebrate in Kansas City over this past week: the Chiefs in the Super Bowl; Fan Fest taking place this weekend at Bartle Hall; Salvador Perez earning his US Citizenship and preparing to celebrate… Read More What would have been Yordano Ventura’s role with the 2020 Royals?
Though the Kansas City Metro is firmly focusing (and rightfully so) on the Chiefs’ first Super Bowl appearance in 50 years, the Royals have been making some noise with seam heads such as myself. First, the Vegas over/under win totals for Major League baseball teams was released early this week and the Royals opened with… Read More Can Gordo’s return help the Royals win more than 65 games in 2020?
On January 13th, the Kansas City Royals Twitter account released their list of non-roster invitees to Spring Training in Surprise. Here is the tweet below: While the Royals will have a lot of intrigue with their current 40-man roster in terms of who will make the Opening Day 26-man roster, non-roster invitees add a lot… Read More Three Royals non-roster invitees with the most to prove this Spring Training
As Kansas City and Chiefs fans recovered from the epic hangover that was their epic 51-31 win over the Houston Texans, in which they came back from a 24-0 first quarter deficit, Major League Baseball issued this news drop to further put salt in the wound of Houston sports fans Monday morning: If the news… Read More The Astros fiasco should help Royals fans keep perspective on Moore’s tenure
As Kansas City braced themselves for the Winter storm conditions, the Royals released this nugget of information that brought some levity to the cold and ice accumulating around the metro: Despite Soler opting out of his original deal with the Cubs, Soler and the Royals still avoided going into arbitration, and ended up negotiating a… Read More Why the Jorge Soler extension is a win-win for both sides
In this edition of #RoyalsCity, I am posting a retrospective on Minsky’s pizza, one of my favorite pizza chains specific to Kansas City. I figure with the weather going to be shit this weekend, and people hunkering down for the Chiefs game, they may need pizza options. Minsky’s and Chiefs in shitty, January weather is… Read More #RoyalsCity: What does“Kansas City Pizza” taste like? A review of Minsky’s