For the last several years, the Royals run prevention has been centered around their defense. They have Gold Glove-caliber defenders basically all over the diamond, with eleven awards among them. The 2016 squad appears to be another excellent defensive club, but the first few games have revealed another potential way this team can prevent opponents from […]
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What’s In A Number?
By now you may have noticed that the Kansas City Royals haven’t exactly gotten stellar starting pitching during spring training. Say what you want about spring training statistics not mattering (and they don’t), but there’s something comforting in seeing your team perform well in the spring. Yes, the Royals record is still 0-0 and their […]
Early Season Roster Manipulation – Part One
The casual fan and, to some extent, the hardcore fans and even writers often gloss over the early season schedule with a ‘they can probably go without a fifth starter for a while if they wanted to’ and move along. To be fair, that approach is not without merit as the Kansas City Royals have […]
Royals Roster Coming Into Focus
One thing I like to do at the beginning of spring training is take a look at the whole spring roster and pick out my 25-man roster. It’s sort of like an NCAA tournament bracket, though, because slowly but surely the real thing begins to look very different than what I predicted. This year was […]