Aug 7, 2018; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Blue Jays first baseman Justin Smoak (14) hits a single against Boston Red Sox in the first inning at Rogers Centre. Mandatory Credit: Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports

Series Preview: Royals vs. Toronto Blue Jays, August 13-16

The Royals remain home, but get to return to facing American League teams as the team they defeated in the 2015 ALCS comes to town. That’s right, friends. It’s Blue Jays week, which doesn’t really mean anything, but it could have if both teams had stayed good a little longer. The Blue Jays were a […]

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Series Preview: Royals vs. St. Louis Cardinals, August 10-12

The Royals welcome in their neighbors from the east, the St. Louis Cardinals in a much needed respite from their city. It hasn’t been a great season for the Cardinals, but they’re still within striking distance of the wild card in the National League, albeit bunched up with a handful of teams. They made some […]

Jul 29, 2018; Bronx, NY, USA; Kansas City Royals shortstop Rosell Herrera (7) follows through on a home run in the eighth inning against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports

Making Sense of Dayton’s Plan

Three years ago, the Royals were running away with the AL Central and were just three months from winning a World Series. Today, the Royals are one of baseball’s worst teams and are the subject of ire from many. I don’t provide that timeline to shame those disagreeing with the Royals strategy based on how […]