The Royals are en route to losing their 23rd game of the year. However, there were some positive things that we saw in the Royals’ first game of the new month, especially on the offensive end. After all, going into Tuesday, the Royals ranked 29th in batting average, 30th in OBP, and 30th in OPS.… Read More Three Royals Hitters to Be Optimistic About in May
The Royals lost another brutal one on Sunday to the Twins, as Brady Singer spotted Minnesota an eight-run lead en route to an 8-4 loss in the series finale at Target Field. Kansas City’s loss to the Twins today brought their record to 7-22 for the month of April. As of Sunday, the Royals sit… Read More Three Takeaways From the Royals’ Rough April Record
When the Royals signed Aroldis Chapman to a one-year deal as a free agent this offseason, it was a polarizing move among many Royals fans. Chapman has certainly had his issues off the field, which included domestic abuse allegations nearly seven seasons ago, and his being left off the Yankees playoff roster in 2022 due… Read More Aroldis Chapman’s Four-Seam Velocity Has Been Key To Early Success With Royals
The Royals lost 6-3 in the Thursday afternoon series finale with the Toronto Blue Jays, which brings the Royals’ record to 1-6 for the year. After a lot of optimism and hope in the preseason, the Royals sit firmly not just in last place in the AL Central division, but also in all of baseball,… Read More Three Royals Hitters to Be Optimistic About After Rough Opening Home Stand
The Royals finally won their first game of the year on Monday night, which also proved to be my first win of the season in person, as I was in attendance for the Royals’ 9-5 onslaught of the visiting Toronto Blue Jays. The Royals’ offense has been a mixed bag thus far through four games… Read More What Can Royals Fans Take Away from Brad Keller and Brady Singer’s First Starts of 2023?
To be honest, my expectations aren’t really all that high, to begin with when it comes to this 2023 Royals squad. I basically have projected them to win about 74 to 75 games, but that is coming from a rose-colored lens of knowing this group of Royals players way too well. If one looks at… Read More Diving Into Three Concerns After the Royals’ Rough Opening Series Against the Twins
I have gotten behind on these posts with the start of Spring Training, as I haven’t written a “Top 50” Tier post since early February. Thus, I am going to abbreviate these posts a little bit in order to ensure that they get done before the start of the Minor League season in April. Here’s… Read More Examining the Tier Five Prospects (Royals 2023 “Top 50 Prospects to Watch” Rankings)
I wasn’t able to get in a post yesterday due to a crazy day at work, but it was probably for the best, as the Royals pulled off another trade yesterday, this time including talented, but oft-injured infielder Adalberto Mondesi. Let’s not waste any time and get right into this edition of the “Jottings” as… Read More “Reporter Jottings”: MAT and Mondesi Traded; What the Royals Got in Return; What’s Next From Picollo?
In a surprising move on Saturday, the Royals announced via Twitter that they have signed former Atlanta and Philadelphia utility infielder Johan Camargo to a Minor League contract: The 29-year-old infielder didn’t produce much at the plate in his lone season with the Phillies in 2022. In 52 games and 166 plate appearances, Camargo produced… Read More Is Hunter Dozier’s Time With the Royals Coming to an End Soon?
The AL Central was one of the weakest divisions in baseball in 2022. The Cleveland Guardians were not just the only team to represent the division in the expanded playoff format, but they also were the only Central club to have an above. 500 record as well. The White Sox and the Twins were expected… Read More One Question About Each AL Central Team And Their Outlook for 2023