Apr 18, 2018; Oakland, CA, USA; Chicago White Sox second baseman Yoan Moncada (10) hits a grand slam home run against the Oakland Athletics during the second inning at Oakland Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

Series Preview: Royals vs. Chicago White Sox, April 26-29

The Royals welcome the White Sox back to town for a slightly warmer set than what they encountered during the first series of the year in late March. As expected, the two teams are jockeying for draft position and both are sitting with an embarrassingly low number of wins. The White Sox offense has really […]

Apr 12, 2018; Cleveland, OH, USA; Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Michael Fulmer (32) delivers i the first inning against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field. Mandatory Credit: David Richard-USA TODAY Sports

Series Preview: Royals at Detroit Tigers, April 20-22

The Royals get to take on one of their fellow basement dwellers this weekend in what’s become a four-game set due to the postponement from a couple weeks ago. Of course, the Royals will really have to do some winning this series in order to actually be on the same level as the Tigers, who […]

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Building a better bullpen

It seems especially futile to project any kind of Opening Day bullpen, even at this point. Not so much because it doesn’t matter. More because it seems like this is the Royals version of a revolving door. The group they break camp with for the opener on Thursday will most assuredly look different by the […]

Aug 22, 2017; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Danny Duffy (41) pitches against the Colorado Rockies in the first inning at Kauffman Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports

For Starters, the Royals Might Be Okay

In one week, Royals pitchers and catchers will report to spring training in Surprise to begin the 2018 season. There are an inordinate number of questions left to be asked and answered, but one area where I think the Royals may be surprisingly sound is in their starting rotation, at least as of this particular […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 8-5-17

Royals affiliates went 5-4 with a split of a doubleheader at Low-A. Cam Gallagher Profile What should you expect to see from the former 2nd round pick should he get the opportunity to help out with the Sal Perez injury. Defensively is where Gallagher shines as the big bodies catcher shows good receiving skills with […]