Yordano Ventura

Yordano Ventura: Baseball Personified

What do you think about when you think about baseball? Maybe you think of the game’s best players, guys like Mike Trout, Pedro Martinez, or Babe Ruth. Or perhaps you recall warm summer nights listening to your favorite team’s broadcast on the radio. Still others may remember enjoying a game in-person, taking in the sights, […]

Brandon Maurer

Maurer Can Become Much More

The Royals made a pretty fascinating trade yesterday, bringing three pitchers into the fold for their stretch run to the playoffs. David Lesky has that full trade breakdown for you here, so make sure you familiarize yourselves with all the players involved. While Trevor Cahill is likely the biggest chip coming to Kansas City, there […]

Kansas City Royals Danny Duffy

Champions of the Changeup

The Kansas City Royals offense has been dreadful. There, now that that’s out of the way, let’s talk about something more fun, like the Kansas City Royals starting rotation. It’s been extremely undreadful. They lead all of baseball in ERA, and the last time a Royals starter allowed more than one run was nine days […]

Matt Strahm, Kansas City Royals

Closing in on Cleveland: A Litany of Lefties

A few weeks ago, I wrote about how important it was for the Royals to see improvement in their games against the Indians, because of the fact that divisional games are zero-sum games, and how newcomer Brandon Moss could be a big part of that improvement. I also noted that the pitching wasn’t necessarily awful, […]

Royals Win the World Series

How Impressive Has the Royals’ Run Been?

This hasn’t been the most exciting offseason for the Royals. With only a couple of major-league transactions on their ledger this winter, we’ve had a bit more time to look at the bigger picture of what the team has accomplished over the last few years, as well as how another playoff appearance could impact the […]