“Reporter Jottings”: Royals Add a Reliever; Parrish Promoted to Omaha; Pasquantino Named IL Player of the Month

The Royals kick off a 10-game homestand, their first homestand for the month of June. With a 16-33 record, and morale especially low among Royals fans (especially on Twitter), the Royals did announce a special “Fountain Pass” deal where fans could buy standing room tickets for every Royals home game this month for one low… Read More “Reporter Jottings”: Royals Add a Reliever; Parrish Promoted to Omaha; Pasquantino Named IL Player of the Month

The Royals Harp Patience With Pasquantino and Pratto…But Why?

On Monday morning, KC Star Royals beat writer Lynn Worthy published this story about a conversation he had with Royals general manager JJ Picollo about the status of first base prospects Vinnie Pasquantino and Nick Pratto, who are the 4th and 2nd-best prospects in the Royals system, according to MLB Pipeline. The story has generated… Read More The Royals Harp Patience With Pasquantino and Pratto…But Why?

Three Reasons That Could Explain Isbel’s Lack of Playing Time With the Royals

There are a lot of things that can polarize the Kansas City Royals fanbase, especially on Twitter. And it seems like a story that has been captivating this Royals fanbase early this season has been the lack of playing time for outfielder Kyle Isbel this season. When the Royals announced their starting lineup for Saturday’s… Read More Three Reasons That Could Explain Isbel’s Lack of Playing Time With the Royals

Five Important Developments to Pay Attention to in Royals Spring Training

The MLB lockout is thankfully over, which means not only is baseball back (and player pictures returning on the MLB team pages) but Spring Training is set to begin again as well: It will be a slightly abbreviated Spring camp in Surprise, Arizona for the Royals. However, that doesn’t mean that it will be any… Read More Five Important Developments to Pay Attention to in Royals Spring Training

If the Shift is Banned in 2022, Which Royals Hitters Benefit the Most?

Negotiations continue to be at a standstill between MLB owners and the MLBPA after they met again on Sunday afternoon. According to the Athletic’s Evan Drellich, MLB owners were quick to point the finger on the players for an unproductive day of negotiations: However, after more reports came out later in the day, it seems… Read More If the Shift is Banned in 2022, Which Royals Hitters Benefit the Most?

Three Good (And Two Concerning) Surprises from the 2022 Royals PECOTA Projections (Part 1: Hitters)

On Tuesday, Baseball Prospectus released their annual PECOTA Projections (which comes in a downloadable file for subscribers). Last season, I did write about some initial thoughts about the PECOTA projections for Royals players. This time around though, I wanted to have two separate posts, with one focusing on projections in relation to Royals hitters, and… Read More Three Good (And Two Concerning) Surprises from the 2022 Royals PECOTA Projections (Part 1: Hitters)

Four Royals Players Who Need to Perform This Spring to Stay On the Roster

Unfortunately for baseball fans everywhere, it appears likely that Spring Training will be delayed, with the number of games anyone’s guess after negotiation talks between MLB owners and the MLBPA stalling again on Friday: (Side Note: Go get ’em Whit) It is easy to get pessimistic about the state of Major League Baseball right now,… Read More Four Royals Players Who Need to Perform This Spring to Stay On the Roster