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Player Profile: Paulo Orlando

All it took was a triple. And another. And another. Then, a couple of games later, one more for good measure. Paulo Orlando’s first four games in the major leagues were highlighted by four triples. He was running wild on the bases, resurrecting memories of those Running Royals of the 1970’s. It was as if […]

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The Royals Rediscovered Their Aggressiveness on the Bases

Since the Royals resurgence began in 2013, they’ve earned a reputation as a team with speed. Between the 2013-2015 seasons, the Royals stole 410 bases, which led all of baseball. The second-highest total belonged to the Rangers, with 355. Among the 90 team seasons during that time frame, the Royals own the top two totals, […]

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RECAP: Royals 10, Twins 3; Patience – And The Twins Bullpen – Rewards The Royals

This was your 2016 Royals in a nutshell. First, jump out to a quick lead. Yes, it was a home run which isn’t very Royal, but that’s neither here nor there. The important part of my narrative I’m desperately attempting to manufacture is that the Royals scored a couple of quick runs. Then, they shelved […]