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Hello Again, 2018 – The Pitchers

If you caught my column on the current projected look of the 2018 position players, there is a chance your day was a little drearier because of the reading. As Maverick once said, “It’s not good.  It doesn’t look good.” Today, I will continue down the meandering, rubble strewn road to the 2018 season and […]


Say Hello To Your 2018 Kansas City Royals

Until the last few days, there existed some chance that the Royals would re-sign Eric Hosmer and, given the current lack of interest, maybe even Mike Moustakas or possibly Jarrod Dyson. Familiar names, fun names, maybe not logical signings, but interest kindling news. Even in the unlikely event that all three might have returned to […]


Come Together?

Yonder Alonso signed with the Cleveland Indians as their answer to replacing Carlos Santana, who signed with the Phillies. If your interest is entirely Royal-centric, what this means to you is that landing spots for free agent Eric Hosmer continue to dwindle. While entirely accurate, one can almost feel like the Royals are almost going […]


One Game Per Month

I wrote a very similar column last season.  This is the column that comes out when October is going to be the off-season and not the post-season for the Kansas City Royals. Frankly, I wrote something not far from this last week when we explored what keeping Wade Davis might have meant to the 2017 […]


Embrace The Mediocrity

The Royals won last night. They may have lost their closer to injury. It may not matter. I think there is a chance that Fox turned off the cameras before it was revealed that Herrera was just fine. Let’s face it, boys and girls, in a world where the default go to in an argument […]


Missing Salvy

Sometimes life has an odd sense of timing. I recently, after chasing several millennials from my yard, did a very moderate amount of research with regard to the current ‘core group’ of Royals. You know the guys: Perez, Hosmer, Moustakas, Cain and Escobar. Basically, the group that came on the scene at roughly the same […]