When the Royals acquired Drew Waters from the Atlanta Braves (along with infielder CJ Alexander and pitcher Andrew Hoffmann), it was a deal that went under the radar by most outside of Royals circles. After all, Waters, once a top prospect in the Braves system back in 2020, had regressed a lot in terms of… Read More Drew Waters Should Make Michael A. Taylor Expendable for the Royals This Offseason
The Royals lost 10-3 to the Detroit Tigers, which not only completed the sweep for the Tigers but also put the Royals back in the cellar in the AL Central. It doesn’t help that the Royals have six games against the Cleveland Guardians in Cleveland to close the year, which probably seals Kansas City’s fate… Read More A Last-Place Finish Probably Spells the End for Matheny and this Royals Coaching Staff
Little did I know what kind of season this would be in my first year as a Royals partial season ticket member. I was able to attend 26 games this year, which is a new record for me in a single season, and five more than my allotted 21-ticket package. The Royals, as of Sunday,… Read More The Last Game at the K Perfectly Captured the Royals’ 2022 Season
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?
The Royals surprisingly shut down the Boston Red Sox 9-0 on Saturday afternoon at Fenway Park. The victory clinched the season series for Kansas City over the Red Sox, and it was a nice bounce-back win for the club after getting swept in Minneapolis earlier this week. Kansas City also made some surprising noise before… Read More Nick Pratto’s Demotion Raises All Kinds of Questions With the Royals
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?
It’s been a rough year for Royals starting pitchers, and the numbers pretty much back that up, unfortunately (much to Royals fans’ chagrin). According to Fangraphs’ Roster Resource, Royals starting pitchers rank 27th in ERA, 28th in WHIP, 25th in BB/9, and 26th in K/9. While Kansas City starting pitchers don’t rank last in any… Read More Can Brady Singer Be the Royals’ Ace in 2023? These Three Metrics Could Tell the Tale
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?