The Royals activated Nicky Lopez off the IL today, and in the process, they made a surprising major roster move. The Royals designating Dozier for assignment wasn’t exactly a “surprising” move in the grand scheme of things. In 29 games and 91 plate appearances this season, Dozier was not only hitting .183, but he was… Read More The Hunter Dozier Era With the Royals Has Finally Come to a Merciful End
On February 15th, the Royals made a surprise addition to the Cactus League roster by signing outfielder/designated hitter Franmil Reyes on a Minor League deal. The move was a bit of a surprising one for a couple of reasons. First off, it was a bit shocking to see that no other club had picked up… Read More Diving Into Franmil Reyes’ 2022 and the Royals DH Situation This Spring
Last week, Alec Lewis of the Athletic wrote an article about the Royals front office’s plan for the offseason, and one of the highlights of the piece was Dayton Moore and JJ Picollo’s focus on Adalberto Mondesi‘s training plan in preparation for Spring Training in 2022: Without a doubt, it was a disappointing season for… Read More Why the Royals should make Adalberto Mondesi the regular DH to begin 2022
After blowing the clinching game against Houston at Truist Park in game 5 of the World Series, the Atlanta Braves took care of business and won the franchise’s second World Series since moving to Atlanta in 1966, and their first World Series since 1995. And a big contributor to the Braves’ World Series victory was… Read More The ‘Braves Way’ should give the Royals hope for the future
I am lucky enough to have tickets for the Royals’ final two games of the 2021 season at Kauffman Stadium this weekend. It will be weird to not have Royals baseball starting on Monday, but for now, I am going to try and enjoy these final two games against the Twins. Yes, the Royals will… Read More Five Things to Look Forward to During the Royals’ Final Weekend at the K
We are now officially in the stretch run of the season, as it is August 1st, which means that there are only a couple of months left in the season (the season extends to October this year, due to more off days being implemented in the schedule). Right now, the Royals are obviously looking to… Read More Three roster decisions the Royals should implement for the remainder of the year
So the MLB Trade Deadline has officially passed and the Royals kept things pretty tame during this momentous day where plenty of stars were dealt around the league. The White Sox were the primary “winners” in the division, as the acquired Craig Kimbrel from the Cubs up on the North Side, and seem primed to… Read More Did the Royals do enough at the Trade Deadline?
For Royals fans hoping to see a big move at the Trade Deadline, things took a bit of an interesting turn today as Royals general manager Dayton Moore addressed the media in a press conference today. And let’s just say, it doesn’t exactly seem like Moore and the Royals front office are eager to be… Read More Is Dayton Moore showing his ‘poker face’ as Royals approach the deadline?
As I write this post, the Royals are leading the division leading Chicago White Sox at Kauffman Stadium. The White Sox have had a stranglehold on the Royals this year, as the Royals are 3-6 against the South Siders and have been outscored by 17 runs, going into Monday’s series-opening game. Furthermore, the Royals lost… Read More The Royals are suddenly fun again…at the worst possible time
The “Hot Stove” season is always a fun one, as it can generate all kinds of wacky discussion. That was on prime display on Twitter, as Jim Bowden of the Athletic threw out a possible Whit Merrifield trade scenario with the Yankees that wasn’t exactly “warmly received” by Royals fans: I get Royals Farm Report’s… Read More Four Royals players who may be moved by the Trade Deadline