We’re getting close to MLB owners’ supposed deadline (Monday) in which regular-season games could get canceled. Unfortunately, meetings did not go well on Saturday, as reported by Jesse Rogers of ESPN: The owners and MLBPA continue to talk this afternoon, but the outlook is mixed, all depending on the source. For example, Jon Heyman of… Read More The Royals (and Chiefs) Stadium Futures Could Be Hinging on this Lockout
After seeing Jurickson Profar re-sign with the Padres, it seems likely that the Royals will probably be done when it comes to signing any high or medium-profile free agents left on the free agent market. Of course, that may be disappointing to most Royals fans, especially after an off-season where the Royals signed two pretty… Read More Why is it difficult for the Royals to sign free agents?
In 2000, the Royals were coming off a surprising 77-85 season, their most wins since 1993, and best winning percentage (.475) since 1995 (.486). After 72-win and 64-win seasons in manager Tony Muser’s first two seasons, the 77-win campaign, though still a losing season, gave some Royals fans hope that better days were on the… Read More Royals “Hall of Not Forgotten”: Johnny Damon, and the trade that started the tank in 2001
Part 1 of the 3-part Royals “Easter” seasons posts, which focuses on the 1971 Royals, can be found here. The 2003 Royals season was a short-lived “Easter” of sorts: the Royals went 83-79 that season which was their first winning season in almost a decade. For about 3/4 of a season, Royals baseball was relevant… Read More The Royals’ short-lived ‘Resurrection’ in 2003 (“Easter” Royals part 2)
I edited this post so it would be included in the “Royals Hall of Not Forgotten” page. I first heard about Luke Hochevar during the summer of 2008 in Spokane, Washington. I was working at the Spokesman-Review as a call taker for their sports desk as a paid intern to make my way through college.… Read More Royals “Hall of Not Forgotten”: Luke Hochevar, RHP
Dear John Sherman and the new Royals Ownership Group, Thank you for taking over our beloved Kansas City Royals. As you know, Mr. Sherman, this club means a lot to the community of Kansas City. If there was one thing we appreciate as a metro area, it’s that previous owner David Glass, and even the… Read More An Open Letter to new Royals Owner John Sherman (from a fan and ticket holder)
So it’s official, David Glass will no longer be the owner of the Kansas City Royals after being the CEO and Chairman of the Royals since 1993. In steps Kansas City businessman John Sherman, a former minority owner in the Cleveland Indians, who bought the Royals in a $1 billion deal (Glass bought the team… Read More With new Royals ownership, Dayton Moore will be on the hot seat in 2020 (and the young pitchers could save him)
Thursday was a surprisingly full day when it came to Royals baseball news. First, the Royals looked impressive in their 4-1 victory over the Minnesota Twins in the first game of the four-game home stand. Furthermore, it was nice to see the MLB debut of Royals farm journeyman Humberto Arteaga, even if it came at… Read More Should the Ned Yost era be over in Kansas City?