It hasn’t been easy this season for the Royals pitchers from the draft class of 2018. Through three starts, Kris Bubic is posting a 14.14 ERA in seven innings of work. As for Jackson Kowar, not only did he struggle in his lone appearance at the Major League level, but he has also seen the… Read More Lynch and Singer Are Showing Signs of Progress for the Royals
The Royals dropped a tough one today, as their offense was incredibly punchless against Joe Ryan and the Minnesota Twins bullpen in a 1-0 loss. The Royals finish the homestand against the Tigers and Twins 3-3, with the finale against the Tigers delayed due to Weather. While today was a disappointing end to the series… Read More “Royals 3 Stars”: The Bullpen Shines During Homestand Against Tigers and Twins
It’s been an interesting start to the season for Royals starting pitchers. On one hand, there has been some slight improvement, sans a couple of rough outings (i.e the 17-3 Cleveland loss). According to Fangraphs, the Royals starting staff ranks 20th in ERA, 17th in WHIP, 19th in BB/9 and 17th in H/9. While those… Read More Analyzing the Royals Starters and Their Strikeout Issues
The Royals are 3-5 and currently fourth in the AL Central standings, as they are a half-game ahead of the Minnesota Twins, whom they play this week. The Royals were not able to go up or down in the standings today, as their series finale against the Detroit Tigers was postponed due to weather (and… Read More Do Reds or Royals Fans Have It Worse Right Now?
After losing five-straight games, the Royals finally got back on the winning end of things, as they beat the Tigers 3-1 on Saturday afternoon. It was nice to see the Royals on the field after the game, celebrating with a handshake line, which hasn’t been seen by Royals fans since the second game of the… Read More Three Pressing Questions After Royals Snap Five-Game Losing Streak
The Royals have lost three straight games as they begin this weekend’s homestand against the Detroit Tigers. Granted, the offense did show signs of life on Tuesday against St. Louis. Not only did Michael A. Taylor hit a home run, but reigning AL Silver Slugger Salvador Perez hit two home runs at Busch Stadium, which… Read More Taking a Deep Look At Three Royals Hitters Off to Slow Starts
There’s no question that Sunday was a rough afternoon for Kris Bubic, Jackson Kowar, and Brady Singer, three of the Royals’ prized young pitchers from the 2018 Draft class. Already, some dominoes have fallen roster-wise from that difficult-to-watch game of baseball, as Kowar was demoted to Triple-A Omaha on Monday to make room for Joel… Read More Why Royals Fans Should Still Be Optimistic About Brady Singer in the Bullpen
It’s been a while since I have done a Royals “3 Stars” post. Instead of doing a daily post, I’ve decided to do a “3 Star” post at the conclusion of each series, especially since I don’t really have the time to do a “3 Stars” post every day at this time (maybe once school… Read More “Royals 3 Stars”: Benintendi Carries Kansas City Offense
It was not an easy day to be a Royals fan today. After squeaking by in the first two games of the Opening homestand on Thursday and Saturday, respectively, the Royals were absolutely demolished on Sunday afternoon, as they lost 17-3 to the Guardians. Now, are the Royals as bad as the score indicated? I… Read More Breaking Down Bubic, Kowar and Singer’s Struggles Against Cleveland
It’s only one game, but already the seat is hotter than ever on Royals’ first baseman Carlos Santana. Royals fans know that Santana is on the last year of the two-year deal that he inked prior to the 2021 season. Furthermore, we also know that Santana is coming off a career-worst season offensively, which is… Read More How Long Will Carlos Santana Be in Kansas City?