The Royals won their second series of the year, highlighted by a walk-off 4-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox at School Day at the K on Thursday afternoon. The Royals are now 12-27 as they begin a nine-game road trip which includes stops in Milwaukee, San Diego, and the South Side of Chicago before… Read More Is Nick Pratto’s Start in 2023 With the Royals Legitimate?
The Royals got off to a good start against the White Sox at home at Kauffman, as they beat the South Siders 12-5, which was a season-high for Kansas City in terms of runs scored in a game this season. Their win was highlighted by an eight-run inning off of White Sox ace Dylan Cease… Read More “Reporter Jottings”: Talking Royals-White Sox on ‘Visiting Dugout’; Adding Pitching Depth (At Expense of Reyes); A Former Reds Pitcher in KC?
The Royals avoided the sweep against the Oakland Athletics with a 5-1 win on Sunday and improved their record to 9-26 for the year, which keeps them one game ahead of the Athletics for the worst record in baseball. Nonetheless, it was a disappointing series for a struggling Royals team looking for series victories. Furthermore,… Read More Can the Royals Fix Brady Singer’s Issues? (And How Should It Happen?)
Welp, after going to my second Royals win at the K on Wednesday night, the Royals were unable to win their third game at the K this season on Thursday afternoon. The eight-win ball club dropped the series finale to the Orioles in a wild 13-10 game that saw Kansas City overcome an 8-1 deficit… Read More What Does the Royals’ “Rebuild” Need to Look Like Going Forward?
The Royals are en route to losing their 23rd game of the year. However, there were some positive things that we saw in the Royals’ first game of the new month, especially on the offensive end. After all, going into Tuesday, the Royals ranked 29th in batting average, 30th in OBP, and 30th in OPS.… Read More Three Royals Hitters to Be Optimistic About in May
The Royals lost another brutal one on Sunday to the Twins, as Brady Singer spotted Minnesota an eight-run lead en route to an 8-4 loss in the series finale at Target Field. Kansas City’s loss to the Twins today brought their record to 7-22 for the month of April. As of Sunday, the Royals sit… Read More Three Takeaways From the Royals’ Rough April Record
Brad Keller continues to be an enigma for Matt Quatraro and the Royals coaching staff. The 27-year-old Rule 5 Draft pick is coming off two rough seasons in which he posted a 5.39 ERA in 2021 and a 5.09 ERA in 2022. Over the last two years in Kansas City, he has produced a combined… Read More Brad Keller Remains a Solid Starting Option for Royals Despite Rough Recent Starts
Though the Royals lost 4-3 in the series finale against the Angels, MJ Melendez had a solid game of sorts, as he hit his second home run of the year in the top of the first inning off of left-handed starter Reid Detmers. Unfortunately, while Melendez’s home run was a positive step in the right… Read More Will the Royals Shift MJ Melendez to the Outfield for the Remainder of the Season?
The Royals won in dramatic fashion on Saturday night in Anaheim, as they came back to win 11-8 to snap a seven-game losing streak. There were plenty of positive stories to take away from the Royals’ dramatic win. The offense went 7-for-14 with runners in scoring position. Hunter Dozier collected three hits, including a two-RBI… Read More Despite Rough Start, Royals Fans Should Still Be Optimistic About Carlos Hernandez
The Royals are 4-16, which is good for last place in the AL Central by a considerable margin (surprisingly, the Pedro Grifol-managed Chicago White Sox are in second-to-last place). As of Saturday, not only are the Royals last in the division but are tied for last in all of baseball with the Oakland Athletics. Yep,… Read More What Will the Royals Do With the Veteran Hitters They Acquired This Offseason?