After a rough recent road trip, the Kansas City Royals started their final homestand of 2022 with authority, as they swept the Minnesota Twins and pretty much ended their postseason hopes. Granted, the Royals are 61-89 after Thursday’s 4-1 victory. It’s not like a strong finish will make this bitterly tough season any sweeter. However,… Read More Three Royals Position Storylines Worth Following as the 2022 Season Concludes
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 wanted to just get a quick post in since it is an off day, and it’s already pretty late on a school night (plus, last night’s game pretty much wiped me out today). However, it’s hard not to write or share thoughts after seeing Royals Farm Report’s tweet this evening regarding Royals pitching coordinator… Read More Are We Seeing the First Signs of Changes in the Royals Organization?
Ever since the Mariners agreed to first-year sensation (and Rookie of the Year frontrunner) Julio Rodriguez on a multi-year extension, a lot of the chatter among Royals fans on Twitter and other social media has centered on who of their young core the Royals should look to extend this offseason. While it may be cheaper… Read More Nick Pratto Needs to Be a Serious Extension Candidate for the Royals
The Royals earned a solid 9-7 series-opening win over the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday at Guaranteed Rate Field, but make no mistake: this September will be about determining the roster by Spring Training in 2023. Granted, Mike Matheny benched MJ Melendez for a second-straight game for undisclosed reasons (Royals.com beat writer Anne Rogers hinted… Read More The Case to Bring Zack Greinke Back to the Royals in 2023
The Royals avoided the sweep on Sunday with a 15-7 blowout win over the San Diego Padres to bring their record to 52-77 for the year. The trouncing of former Royals draft pick Sean Manaea and the Padres bullpen (including former Brewers closer Josh Hader) is a cruel reminder of how this 2022 season has… Read More Four Royals on the 40-man Worth Paying Attention to This September
The Royals are 51-77 going into Sunday’s series finale against the San Diego Padres. The Royals, as of Sunday, are 11-15 in the month of August with two games remaining after Sunday’s contest at Kauffman Stadium. Even though the second half has been slightly better than the first half of the year before the All-Star… Read More Examining Mike Matheny’s Tenure as Royals Manager (And If He’ll Be Back in 2023)
The Kansas City Royals notched their 50th win of the year on Monday afternoon, as they won a makeup game from April against the Chicago White Sox at Kauffman Stadium by the score of 6-4. It was a weird game for a variety of reasons. First off, it was only a one-game series with the… Read More A Rough Road Trip and Questionable Roster Decisions Have Royals Fans On Edge