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Road Warriors

A hallmark of this Royals team through the first couple months of the season was their inability to beat the lesser teams of the American League. Before they embarked on their West Coast road trip, the team held an 8-10 mark against teams with a sub-.500 record. That’s not particularly good, even with the small […]

Friday Notes

Friday Notes

The Royals are on the verge of averaging four runs per game for the season. If you round up, they are averaging four per game. After that brutal April, I knew there was obviously a chance they’d turn things around and be able to score some runs, but I didn’t think they’d be approaching that […]

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The Juice From The Kansas City Power Company

On Wednesday in San Francisco, the Royals went 1-14 with runners in scoring position. If you didn’t know anything from the game other than that tidbit, you’d probably assume there weren’t a lot of runs provided by the Kansas City nine. Except it didn’t quite work that way. The Royals plated seven runs total. The […]

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Standing Pat – For Now

Flip the calendar, head west, and the Royals turn in to some kind of offensive juggernaut. No hyperbole. Check the margins of victory since June 1: 6/2 vs Cleveland – 4 6/3 vs Cleveland – 7 6/6 vs Houston – 2 6/7 vs Houston – 2 6/10 vs San Diego – 6 6/11 vs San […]