After not having Fanfest for the past couple of years due to the COVID Pandemic (2021) and MLB Lockout (2022), the Royals returned with their winter fan event, albeit in a much different, and abbreviated format: the Royals Rally at Kauffman Stadium on February 3rd. Instead of the multi-day convention-style format that fans were accustomed… Read More Five Takeaways from the Royals Rally
As many of you who follow this blog know, I am a partial Royals season ticket holder. In 2022, I attended 26 games at Kauffman Stadium, the most I have attended in a single season since moving to Kansas City in 2013. While the Royals went 65-97 a year ago, I actually had some surprising… Read More The Five Best Royals Games I Attended at the K in 2022
I hope you’re not stumbling too much on this post right now, especially since it is Christmas Day. I also hope you are spending this time with family, and staying warm, especially if you are situated in Kansas City, which has been basically a shoo-in for Manitoba these days (okay, that’s an exaggeration, but still).… Read More A Royals Merry Christmas!
In a more positive bit of news, the Royals opened up their Royals Hall of Fame voting process for the upcoming year, and there are six Royals alumni on the ballot eligible for enshrinement (they must reach that 75 percent cutoff to be enshrined). I have talked about Royals Hall of Fame voting before on… Read More Why Beltran, Yost, and Ventura Deserve Nods in the Royals Hall of Fame
I will be traveling during the Thanksgiving Break (one of the rare joys of being an educator in these times), and thus, I will not be very consistent with posts and/or Tweets over the next week. I will have a couple of scheduled posts set to come out between Monday through Friday, though they will… Read More “Reporter Jottings”: Physioc Steps Down; Thoughts About Downtown Stadium; Dayton Moore Speaks About Firing
It’s been seven years since the Royals last played in the postseason, which doesn’t feel too long for some Royals fans who lived through the Royals’ initial 29-year playoff drought from 1985 to 2014. Granted, the baseball world isn’t focusing on the Royals’ current postseason drought. The story for baseball fans now is on the… Read More JJ Picollo Can Make A Major Mark on the Royals…But It Could (And Should) Feel Different From Dayton Moore
It was a big day in Kansas City for the Royals and sports fans. In the morning, owner John Sherman announced a sudden afternoon press conference at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, and immediately into the forum, Sherman let the media know what the purpose of the meeting was: The entire press conference can be found… Read More The Dayton Moore-Era is Done in Kansas City…So What is Next for the Royals?
The Royals head into the final homestand of the 2022 season with a 58-89 record. Somehow, they are not in last place, as the Detroit Tigers have been slightly worse than the lowly Royals, as evidenced by the Tigers’ 55-91 record. Safe to say, it’s been a rough year in more ways than one for… Read More Royals Fans Have Always Been Loyal and Patient…But When Is Enough?
Even though the Chiefs are playing the first Thursday Night Football game of the year (on Amazon Prime of all formats), it was the Royals who commanded most of the news this morning. And that wasn’t because of their series finale against the Twins at Target Field on Thursday night. Rather, it was due to… Read More The Royals Front Office is On Blast…But Will It Matter This Offseason?
I was able to go to my 23rd Royals game this year, as Brady Singer absolutely mowed down the Detroit Tigers over seven innings in a 4-0 win at Kauffman Stadium on Sunday afternoon. On one hand, it was the only win against Detroit in the three-game weekend series, as the Tigers outscored the Royals… Read More Seeing the Royals’ Growth in the Shadow of Chiefs Kingdom