Just when we thought that it would be a “tame” winter for the Kansas City Royals in their first Dayton Moore-less offseason, JJ Picollo and the Royals go out and make this move: According to Feinsand, Chapman has agreed to a one-year deal worth $3.75 million (though he could earn more if he reaches certain… Read More Three Crucial Questions Regarding the Royals’ Signing of Aroldis Chapman
The Royals have had a tame offseason in terms of free agents added. That being said, Kansas City did make an effort to improve their starting pitching staff by signing Jordan Lyles, who last pitched with the Baltimore Orioles in 2022. A former top prospect in the Houston Astros system, according to Baseball America, Lyles… Read More A Breakdown of Jordan Lyles’ Pitches (And What Royals Fans Can Expect in 2023)
The NFL Playoff season is in full swing, which means baseball season is quickly approaching. For baseball fans like myself who love Major League baseball first and foremost (and really don’t care much at all for the NFL or football in general), it cannot start soon enough, especially Kansas City Royals baseball. I do not… Read More “Reporter Jottings”: Singer and Royals Exchange Figures; More Greinke Rumors; Gary Sanchez Coming to KC?
It is officially 2023, and it’s a new year for everyone, including the Kansas City Royals. Before I go into this post, I just wanted to thank everyone for reading and following the blog over the past year. I wrote less in 2022 on this blog in regard to a pure words-end, as I wrote… Read More Three Questions the Royals Need Answer Prior to Spring Training
There were a few Royals-related news items I thought I would touch base on in this edition of the “Jottings.” For those looking for an in-depth piece on an opposing pitcher in the AL Central, one can take a look at my latest Going Deep post on Pitcher List, as I analyze Detroit Tigers pitcher… Read More “Reporter Jottings”: O’Hearn DFA’d; Greinke Return Looking Questionable; Royals Beat Down Another
There were a few Royals-related news bits that broke out yesterday, so I figured it would be an excellent time to release another edition of the “Reporter Jottings.” As you may have noticed, I have been getting in many posts over the past few days. Due to COVID, I was not originally able to travel… Read More “Reporter Jottings”: Royals Name Bullpen Coach; Add Another Minor League Arm; and Moose and Hosmer on the Market
The Royals have been a bit more active in the hot stove market over the past couple of weeks, highlighted by the signing of a multitude of arms. Ryan Yarbrough was obviously the Royals’ biggest official MLB free agent signing thus far. That said, the Royals have also acquired some arms on a Minor League… Read More A Quick Look at the Arms the Royals Have Acquired Recently (And Not Just Jordan Lyles)
The Royals held a town hall meeting with Royals fans this evening to discuss the future of the downtown baseball stadium. It wasn’t just owner John Sherman who was present at the town hall. He also brought a team of architects and other members of the Royals organization to help push the narrative of why… Read More Three Quick Thoughts About the Royals’ Signing of Ryan Yarbrough
The Royals finally made some news this hot stove season after being pretty quiet following the hiring of new manager Matt Quatraro. Today, the Royals announced not only a new pitching coach but their infield coach as well. Alguacil comes from the Nationals organization, but was in the Giants organization for a long time prior… Read More Free Agent Pitching Will Be Expensive, And That Puts Pressure on the New Royals Pitching Coach
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?