Lucas Duda

Roster math enters advanced trigonometry phase

With the dawn of September baseball peeking over the horizon along with the Omaha Storm Chasers formally eliminated from postseason consideration on Tuesday night, thoughts may turn to those who could soon join the big league club. As you’re daydreaming of expanded rosters, keep in mind the Royals have been judicious in the past with […]

rain

RECAP: Royals beat weather, Jays to earn split

A two-hour, 14-minute rain delay for these two teams to continue their inexorable march toward 162 games seems downright silly to me. I get it, every effort should be made to always play all 162 unless there are extenuating circumstances. Players deserve the opportunity to stat-pad for contract purposes. Fans bought tickets. If you have […]

Danny Duffy

RECAP: These are the times that try men’s souls

Note: I wrote this under the influence of severe nighttime cold/cough medicine, as opposed to my usual glass of whiskey. Recalibrate your expectations accordingly. Jose Berrios and Danny Duffy was a legitimate by-God pitcher’s duel. It was an old-school throwback to the days when the Twins and Royals competed against one another for supremacy in […]