If there’s one pitcher on the Royals roster this Spring who has seemingly benefited from the new Royals coaching staff this Spring, it may be Brad Keller, who is entering his last season of team control with the Royals. In three appearances this season, Keller has been stellar, as he has produced a 3.52 ERA… Read More Brad Keller is Making His Case for the Royals This Spring (But Will It Stick?)
The Royals are currently 7-1 in Cactus League play and are seemingly gelling well under new manager Matt Quatraro and the revamped Royals coaching staff. It is nice to see the full Royals Spring Training roster perform well together before many matriculate to their respective country teams for the World Baseball Classic. A positive for… Read More Diving into Carlos Hernandez’s Pitches via PLV and Run-Value (And What It Could Mean for the Royals)
I am just going to do a quick post tonight. That being said, there have been a couple of developments that have been released by Pitcher List that I have gotten excited about and wanted to share with Royals baseball fans who aren’t familiar with Pitcher List and the features that they have on their… Read More An Intro to Royals “PLV” Pitcher Deep Dives
Going into Spring Training, Brady Singer was the only Royals player that had failed to come to an agreement with the organization prior to their arbitration hearing. On Wednesday, news broke that the Royals had won their arbitration case over their former 2018 first-round pick who made 24 starts (27 appearances total) and pitched 153.1… Read More Diving Into Brady Singer’s Complicated Arbitration Case With the Royals
I was hoping to have this post out on Tuesday, but it’s been a busier-than-expected couple of days of work. Nonetheless, while this post didn’t go out yesterday as planned, the Royals Spring camp did officially begin, with some early shots surfacing from the Royals camp in Surprise, Arizona. Safe to say, those photos should… Read More Predicting the Royals’ Opening Day Roster (Version 1.0)
Early this morning, Bob Fescoe of 610 AM Radio reported that Royals pitcher Zack Greinke would indeed come back to Kansas City for at least one more year, per Twitter: Later in the morning, nearly every major reporter, including Ken Rosenthal and MLB.com Royals beat writer Anne Rogers, confirmed Fescoe’s report. In addition, Mark Feinsand… Read More Zack Greinke Is Back; How Does That Affect the Royals’ Rotation?
The MLB Winter Meetings will begin on Sunday, December 4th, and take place through Wednesday, December 7th. While the possibilities of different trades and signings will be on the mind of most baseball fans, the major event of the Winter Meetings tends to be the Rule 5 Draft, which takes place on Wednesday. The Rule… Read More Looking at Royals Prospects Who Could Be Selected in the Rule 5 Draft
The MLB non-tender deadline was on Friday night, and as expected, many teams made a flurry of moves, with the biggest one of note being the Dodgers’ non-tendering of outfielder and 2019 NL MVP Cody Bellinger. The Royals had some difficult decisions to make by the non-tender deadline, with 10 arbitration-eligible players entering this offseason.… Read More Three Thoughts About the Royals’ Moves at the Non-Tender Deadline
The Royals have been in the news a lot this week, for both good and well…not so good reasons. On Tuesday afternoon, owner John Sherman announced the Royals’ intention to move on from Kauffman Stadium at some point in the near future, with the plan to move into a downtown stadium in the process. As… Read More Three Takeaways from the Royals’ Recent Roster Moves (And Predictions for Friday)
It will be a big week not just for Kansas City Royals players, but pretty much every player in Major League Baseball in general. Tuesday is the deadline for MLB teams to add Rule 5-eligible players to the 40-man roster to protect them from the December Rule 5 Draft (which typically takes place during the… Read More Could Brad Keller Be On His Way Out in Kansas City?