Friday Notes

Friday Notes

One of the beauties of baseball season is how long “it’s early.” At some point, things flip and everything that’s happening has relevance, but that moment sort of catches everyone off guard. All discussions begin with “It’s early, but…” until they don’t. I say this to remind everyone that it’s early, but the returns on […]

Ian Kennedy, Kansas City Royals

Royals’ Rotation Should Pile Up The Strikeouts

If you’ve paid any attention at all to the Royals’ spring training games, you’ve probably noticed that this team appears to have more power hitters than any recent edition we’ve seen here in Kansas City. Our own Craig Brown discussed that even before the start of spring training, and the numbers so far bear it out. […]

MLB: Kansas City Royals at Los Angeles Angels

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, […]

Matt Strahm

Rotation Depth Bodes Well For Royals

While this has been a quiet offseason for the Royals, I feel good about the rotation headed into the 2017 season. This is no small feat, because as we chronicled plenty here last season, the rotation was a big reason the 2016 Royals missed the playoffs and limped home with a .500 record. That excitement […]