Matt Strahm

Rotation Depth Bodes Well For Royals

While this has been a quiet offseason for the Royals, I feel good about the rotation headed into the 2017 season. This is no small feat, because as we chronicled plenty here last season, the rotation was a big reason the 2016 Royals missed the playoffs and limped home with a .500 record. That excitement […]


Relinquishing The Crown

It’s been a fun year. Well, a year plus a couple of days. The Royals’ reign as defending champions is over. However, their reign as 2015 champions will last forever, which is nice. I’m grateful for the fact we got a seven-game World Series. Admittedly, it’s less stressful and more enjoyable when your team isn’t […]

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U.L.’s Toothpick: Steve Balboni’s Record, And The Players Who Almost Broke It

If you’re reading this, you probably know that Steve Balboni still holds the Royals’ single-season home run mark with 36, set back in 1985. Even though we all know Kauffman Stadium isn’t a homer-friendly park, it’s still kind of funny that the record has stood for more than 30 years and yet is rather low. […]