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?
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
The Royals were able to close out the series against the Detroit Tigers with a 5-2 win on Wednesday afternoon, which brings their overall record to 35-53 for the season. Initially, I was going to focus on writing about the big series and the experience at Kauffman Stadium as a season ticket member this year… Read More Whit Merrifield’s Tenure with the Royals Isn’t Going to End Nicely
There’s no sport to me that beats Major League Baseball. It’s not that I don’t like the NFL, NBA, NHL, MLS, or College Basketball and Football. I have my favorite teams in those respective sports leagues, and I do try to attend games in person, whenever I have the opportunity. But Major League Baseball hits… Read More Why Royals Fandom Is Complicated (And I Learned That at the K on Sunday)
This blog typically is reserved for analytical pieces on Kansas City Royals baseball. Ever since I bought the domain off of WordPress a couple of summers ago, I wanted it to be a blog that focused on appreciating the little things about Royals baseball, which wasn’t an easy thing to do, considering how dire things… Read More How Should I Feel About Royals Baseball Now?
It is Thanksgiving Day, and I imagine a lot of people are out there with their families, which is especially needed now considering that last Thanksgiving forced so many people to celebrate digitally (I know my family did, especially as we are spread out all over the country). Thus, I just wanted to share a… Read More Five Things from 2021 I am Thankful for as a Royals (and Baseball) Fan
On most games this season, Kauffman Stadium would be nearly empty with the Royals down 7-3 in the bottom of the ninth against the AL Central division cellar dweller Minnesota Twins. And yet, the tension among Royals fans in the stadium was high, mostly due to the fact that Salvador Perez was due fourth to… Read More ‘Salvy on Deck’: Quick Reflections on the Royals Last Game at the K in 2021
I was hoping to post this a couple of days earlier, but it was difficult to do so with mid-quarter grades being due this week (yay hybrid teaching). Thus, it feels appropriate with the Royals heading into their final game of the 2020 season that this post focuses on Alex Gordon and his retirement, which… Read More What Royals fans should take away from Gordon’s tenure in Kansas City
The Royals are two games into their final seven-game home stand of the COVID-shortened 2020 season, as they have split the first two games of a three-game series with the rival St. Louis Cardinals. In addition to having one more game against the Cardinals on Wednesday, the Royals will finish the year with a four-game… Read More Three stories to follow in the Royals’ final home stand of 2020
After losing three out of four to the first-place Minnesota Twins in Minneapolis, the Royals currently sit at 9-14 and not only are in last place, but are six games out of the top spot. Granted, that is not necessarily the worst thing for the club, for the Royals will be done playing the Twins… Read More Three ways Royals fans can approach the remainder of this season