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Road Trip From Hell

Was it the worst week ever? Not in a traditional Monday to the weekend sort of week. (Or Sunday if you’re a monster who can’t properly read a calendar.) Seven days. Seven games. Seven losses. The Royals left Kansas City after a 5-3 home stand with an even-steven record of 7-7 on the young season. […]

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Wanted: Runs

The Royals scored five runs on Tuesday. Five! Runs! This is an amazing development given they had scored six runs in the five completed games on the current road trip. Five runs in nine innings qualifies as an offensive explosion for this edition of the Royals. Yeah. Scoring runs is a problem. Baseball-Reference has a […]

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The Moustakas Laser Show

The good feelings of a difficult weekend in Houston were washed away in the span of a lazy fly ball that’s a home run only at Minute Maid Park and a bases loaded walk in extras. But let’s focus on something good. And why not? Baseball returns to The K this afternoon. Finally. Anyway, have you noticed […]

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Speed Bump

With the transition from PITCHF/x to Trackman on collecting pitching data at all 30 ballparks, the early returns are the velocities are up a tick across the board. This is largely due to the method (meaning the timing of when the ball is picked up by the radar gun out of the hand of the […]