Kansas City Royals

Royals Racking Up Hits, Not Runs

The Royals offense has been on something of a hot streak lately, relatively speaking. They pounded out 11 hits in last night’s win over the Indians, after collecting 32 hits over the weekend in Chicago. In their last six games, the team has 62 hits. Generally speaking, averaging more than 10 hits per game is […]

Lorenzo Cain, Kansas City Royals

RECAP: Royals 0, Orioles 4; The Skid Continues

Ten years ago today, Dayton Moore took over as the Royals’ General Manager. To commemorate such an occasion, the Royals did their best impersonation of the team Moore inherited. Tonight’s loss was the team’s seventh in a row, pushing them three games behind the Indians for the division lead. The bats were lifeless, and what […]

Brett Eibner

Royals Have Options – and Some Time – Before Turning to Trade Targets

It’s been a tough week in Kansas City. On Monday, we learned Alex Gordon was headed to the disabled list for a few weeks with a broken bone in his wrist. On Wednesday, the Royals lost to the Twins. And yesterday, Mike Moustakas went to the disabled list with a torn ACL stemming from his […]

Ian Kennedy, Kansas City Royals

How Royals’ Pitchers Have Limited the Damage

While I was doing research for another article, I noticed a surprising statistic. Currently, the Royals have allowed the third-fewest runs per game in the league. Perhaps that statistic doesn’t surprise you, but with all of the concern over the starting rotation (most of it deserved), I assumed the run prevention was closer to average […]

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Royals Pitching and the Worst Walks of All

You’ve probably noticed this, but the Royals pitching staff has walked a lot of batters this season. If you haven’t noticed, you can read David Lesky’s article from a couple of weeks ago, and you can read the following sentence. The Royals have walked 9.8 percent of the batters they’ve faced this season, tied for […]


Diamonds in the Rough 5-14-16

Only a Naturals victory kept the Royals’ affiliates from a winless Saturday. HR Roll Call – Frank Schwindel (6) BP Kansas City Hitter of the Day – Elier Hernandez: 3-4, 2B, R, 2 BB BP Kansas City Pitcher of the Day – Jake Junis: 6.2 IP, 5 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 6 K Omaha […]