Friday Notes

Friday Notes

Let’s hear it for baseball, everyone. Welcome back. And hey, the Royals are hot out the gates, so it appears the talk of them losing 90-100 games was a little premature. If there’s anything we know is true, it’s that spring training results always portend future success. I kid, of course, because I love. This […]

Jorge Soler

Soler’s Redo

A little over a year ago, the Royals agreed to a deal with the Cubs to send them Wade Davis in exchange for Jorge Soler. The return was underwhelming at the time after what we saw relievers were traded for during the 2016 season, but I thought that in terms of pure value, it could […]

Oct 1, 2017; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Royals first basemen Eric Hosmer (35) hits a solo home run against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the first inning at Kauffman Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Peter G. Aiken-USA TODAY Sports

Hard Hittin’ – 10 Hardest Hit Balls by the Royals in 2017

This may surprise you, but the Royals actually hit the ball relatively hard in 2017. They weren’t the best. That distinction belonged to Oakland. But they found themselved nestled at 11th in baseball in exit velocity right between the offensive powerhouse that was the New York Yankees and the Texas Rangers, who finished fifth in […]

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The Dynasty That Wasn’t?

Here we are, at the end of the Royals’ championship window for this group of players. I know, the Royals have made some noise about re-signing their impending free agents, but I’ll believe that when I see it. Odds are, the key players are going to be too expensive, and at any rate there is […]

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The Academy: Royals Organization All-BP Team

With the Minor League season winding down, what better time to highlight some of the best players in the minor league ranks for the Royals organization this season? Starting Pitcher – Foster Griffin The Royals 2017 representative in the Future’s Game got off to an outstanding start in Wilmington and at NW Arkansas before slowing down […]