Friday Notes

Friday Notes

I think there’s a pretty good chance a 25-man roster built with only free agents would be a playoff team in 2018. Alex Avila, Jonathan Lucroy, Eric Hosmer, Neil Walker, Mike Moustakas, Eduardo Nunez, Jon Jay, Lorenzo Cain, J.D. Martinez and Logan Morrison is a pretty salty offense. The rotation of Jake Arrieta, Yu Darvish, […]

Kansas City Royals

Moustakas tags No. 36, Alexander holds on in Royals win

The ninth inning of this game had no business being remotely interesting, let alone with the bases loaded, two down, in a one-run game. Yet here we were mere moments ago, watching helplessly as Scott Alexander loaded the bases after Kelvin Herrera was pulled—again—due to injury—again—leaving Alexander to clean up the mess. And Alexander delivered. […]


Duffy’s gem allows Royals to hang on for a much-needed win against Colorado

Mention Danny Duffy to a national audience and lots of times you hear the same words. Workmanlike. Gets it done. Crafty. I personally take umbrage with this one, since it’s always applied to lefties and that’s unfair. You ever hear of a crafty righty? No, because those guys top out at Double-A. Not exactly the […]