Jun 6, 2017; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Royals players congratulate designated hitter Mike Moustakas (8) at home plate after hitting a walk-off home run against the Houston Astros in the ninth inning at Kauffman Stadium. The Royals won 9-7. Mandatory Credit: Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports

Comebacks Are Fun

Imagine a scenario where the best team in baseball at 26 games over .500 is up 7-1 after three and a half innings. Imagine in this scenario that the team they’re beating is eight games under .500 and potentially circling the drain. We all know the outcome of that game, right? Wrong. You’re reading this, […]

Whit Merrifield

Fun with Royals Numbers

Over the last couple seasons, Statcast has emerged to provide an additional lens with which you can view the game. For nerds like me (and possibly you since you’re reading this), it’s just a different element to evaluate a player and see if the eye test matches. I know I personally will be watching a […]

Friday Notes

Friday Notes

When the Yankees came to town at the start of last week, the Royals were starting a 13-game stretch where they had a chance to almost undo the brutal start to their season. They were sitting at 16-21. Going 9-4 would get them back to .500, but even an 8-5 run would probably be enough […]

Alex Gordon

Alex the Used-to-Be Great

When Alex Gordon signed the largest contract in Royals history in January of 2016, many fans loved that he was going to stay in the only home he’d ever known. Some were worried about his age, but even most of those worriers figured it wouldn’t be an issue in the first couple years of the […]