Friday Notes

Friday Notes

The trade of Lucas Duda to the Braves along with September starting gives Royals fans something to be excited for at the end of a long, difficult season. I’m guessing the Royals won’t bring up everybody everyone wants to see, but it’s another opportunity for them to add some younger talent to the roster to […]

Diamonds

Diamonds in the Rough Weekend Recap 8/25-8/26/18

HR Roll Call: Frank Schwindel (23), Paulo Orlando (10), Nicky Lopez (9), Rudy Martin (6), MJ Melendez (17), Nick Pratto (12), Jose Caraballo (5), Michael Emodi (3)  Saturday BPKC Hitter of the Day: Nathan Eaton 4-5 R, 2b, 3b Sunday BPKC Hitter of the Day Rudy Martin 3-5 2R, 2b, HR, 3 RBI Saturday BPKC […]

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If The Royals Can’t Be Good, They Could At Least Be Entertaining

Even with the extremely low expectations I had for this Royals season (my preseason prediction of a 72-90 record looks ridiculous now), this has been a bummer of a year. The boys in blue are on pace for 114 losses. In my defense, even the mothership’s PECOTA preseason projections had them at 66-96. They really […]

Aug 6, 2017; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Royals pitcher Danny Duffy (41) delivers a pitch against the Seattle Mariners during the first inning at Kauffman Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Peter G. Aiken-USA TODAY Sports

Keeping It In House

This offseason, the Royals face plenty of big decisions in terms of trading some key players on the 25-man roster or attempting to re-sign free agents once on their roster. These decisions will surely lead to the front office examining their current Triple-A and Double-A rosters to decide who is worthy of major league consideration. […]