The Rule 5 Draft is always a bit of a crapshoot when it comes to finding Major League talent. Yes, it is an opportunity for prospects overlooked in a team’s system to get a Major League opportunity on another club. Yes, there are success stories like Johan Santana and Brad Keller for the Royals. But… Read More Does a 29-man roster help Royals Rule 5 pick, Stephen Woods Jr?
Rivalries are beautiful things. They add spice to any sporting event or competition, especially in Major League Baseball. Baseball can be a slow game to begin with, so being able to dislike an opponent and their fan base only adds more fuel to the fire when watching a Major League game. After all, would the… Read More Ranking the Royals’ five current rivalries
Baseball is a funny game. Sometimes, you think a player is going to make it. They show all the signs of being good players, they put up big games, they have all the accolades from their time in the minors or from another club, etc. It seems like that player can’t miss and is a… Read More Four recent Royals who showed flashes, but couldn’t put it together in Kansas City
So we are one game into our “Royals World Series“, as the start of the baseball season becomes murkier and murkier by the hour, as evidenced by this Tweet below: Ugh. I can’t deal with this right now. But hey, Happy Friday all! Let’s begin this “George Brett” League wild card game between the 1975… Read More “Royals World Series”: 1976 vs. 1975 (Wild Card Game)
The Kansas City Royals don’t have a “pure” rival like many other clubs in baseball. The San Francisco Giants have the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Boston Red Sox have the New York Yankees. Even the MLB team across the state, the St. Louis Cardinals, have the Chicago Cubs. In baseball, there are very few rivalries… Read More After a short rebuild, it’s the South Side’s time to compete again…right? (White Sox Preview)
As promised, here is the start of the “Royals World Series“, which is between the 2014 Royals and the 1982 Royals. Before I go into the “game” itself, let’s take a look at both teams and how they did that season. 1982 Royals (90-72, 2nd in AL West) The 1982 Kansas City Royals finished second… Read More “Royals World Series”: 2014 vs. 1982 (Wild Card Game)
So I have been listening to the “Throwback League” podcast during this self-quarantine, which I strongly recommend to anyone who loves baseball history or statistics. As I was listening to the podcast while on a run, a thought struck in my mind: what is the best Kansas City Royals team of all-time? If you look… Read More Introducing the “Royals World Series” Project