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Spring Training Questions: How Do the Royals Stay Healthy?

The Royals don’t have a ton of questions this spring, but there are a few. So far, I’ve looked at what the Royals are going to do with Cheslor Cuthbert and how a healthy Kyle Zimmer fits into this team’s plans for 2017. On the former, we still don’t know the answer. On the latter, […]

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Chris Young Matters

Last week our esteemed Mr. Lesky pointed out that the three players most important to a successful 2017 Kansas City Royals campaign might be Joakim Soria, Jorge Soler and Nate Karns. I think he is right. In particular, should Karns step forward as an every fifth day solid starter (or more) it not only makes the […]

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RECAP: Royals 5, Marlins 2; Electric Defense Fries The Fish

If you’re being honest with your inner baseball fan, these Royals haven’t been playing the most exciting brand of baseball. Don’t get me wrong, the wins are nice and the month of August has been brilliant. It’s just that all too frequently, we see this team turn out the lights for extended periods. Dull, low […]

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The Royals’ Fifth Starter Problem

It’s never too early to look ahead to the offseason, at least not when your team is below .500 in mid-August. The Royals have lots of things to fix this winter: a popgun offense, a suddenly leaky bullpen, and a subpar rotation. I do think that some of the offensive problems will fix themselves; I […]