What Kind of Future Does Nicky Lopez Have With the Royals?

The Royals are currently 49-72, having just recently snapped a four-game losing streak on this road trip with a 3-2 win over the Tampa Bay Rays. A big reason for the Royals’ recent struggles against Minnesota (whom the Royals were swept by) and Tampa Bay is the lackluster performance of the Royals’ offense. From August… Read More What Kind of Future Does Nicky Lopez Have With the Royals?

Ranking the Royals’ In-Season Trades Up to the Deadline

After trading Emmanuel Rivera for Arizona reliever Luke Weaver on Monday, the Royals front office was relatively quiet on Tuesday’s Deadline day until swinging a last-minute pair of trades right before the 5 p.m. cutoff. The bigger of the two Royals trades centered on two-time All Star Whit Merrifield, who was traded to the most… Read More Ranking the Royals’ In-Season Trades Up to the Deadline

The Royals Trade Benintendi to the Yankees…But Was It Enough?

In a bit of late news last night, the Kansas City Royals announced their trade of left fielder and All-Star game representative Andrew Benintendi to the New York Yankees…en route to New York for a four-game series against the Yankees, of course. It’s not a surprise that the Royals traded Benintendi, as he was Kansas… Read More The Royals Trade Benintendi to the Yankees…But Was It Enough?

After a Series Win Over the Rays, the Royals Are Back in Fourth in the Central…But Will It Last?

After a solid outing from starting pitcher Kris Bubic, and another solid team performance at the plate that resulted in 14 hits, the Royals beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-2 to clinch the first series win of the second half. The series win over the Rays was also a long-time coming, as Kansas City has… Read More After a Series Win Over the Rays, the Royals Are Back in Fourth in the Central…But Will It Last?

Five Bold Predictions for the Royals in the Second Half

The MLB Draft and All-Star Break are officially over, and baseball games started again on Thursday afternoon. However, the Royals will have to wait until Friday before their second half of 2022 officially begins, as they start a six-game homestand against the Tampa Bay Rays and Los Angeles Angels. The Royals are 36-56, which is… Read More Five Bold Predictions for the Royals in the Second Half

Predicting What the Royals Will Do in the Second Half With the ‘Restricted List’ Ten

The Royals and the rest of Major League Baseball are pretty much preoccupied with the MLB Draft, with a select few players engulfed in All-Star game festivities at Dodgers Stadium (with the Home Run Derby on Monday evening). On a Kansas City end, we have seen two rounds of Royals draft picks, which have been… Read More Predicting What the Royals Will Do in the Second Half With the ‘Restricted List’ Ten

It’s Only One Game, But the “July 14th” Royals Bring Hope to This Fanbase

Wednesday evening to Thursday afternoon was a “dark” 24 hours in the Royals’ 54-year history, to put it bluntly. That says something considering what this fanbase has gone through in the post-MLB Strike era (i.e. since 1995). Whatever you feel about the vaccination debate (even though there shouldn’t be a debate, but that’s just me),… Read More It’s Only One Game, But the “July 14th” Royals Bring Hope to This Fanbase

Whit Merrifield’s Tenure with the Royals Isn’t Going to End Nicely

The Royals were able to close out the series against the Detroit Tigers with a 5-2 win on Wednesday afternoon, which brings their overall record to 35-53 for the season. Initially, I was going to focus on writing about the big series and the experience at Kauffman Stadium as a season ticket member this year… Read More Whit Merrifield’s Tenure with the Royals Isn’t Going to End Nicely

The Royals’ Hitting Development Will Be Key to Trade With Braves

It started off as a bit of a somber Monday for Royals fans, as the Royals announced that Whit Merrifield and his consecutive games played streak would officially end today after he suffered a toe injury in Sunday’s contest. And yet, that news quickly changed to excitement, as Jeff Passan broke hot stove news on… Read More The Royals’ Hitting Development Will Be Key to Trade With Braves