Jorge Bonifacio

RECAP: This one was special even by Royals standards

That the Royals scored six runs in an inning didn’t just lose—they relinquished the lead in the very next half-inning, before even recording an out—is some real Royals BS, even for the 2018 version of the franchise. The mind fairly reels at the myriad ways Ned Yost’s hapless band has strolled to [checks notes] sweet […]

Herrera out

RECAP: The March to 110 rolls on in loss at Tampa

The campaign to #MakeTheRoyalsScoreAgain finally resonated. Fitting it would be in Florida, amirite? And sure, two-through-four in the lineup were 1-for-the-evening, and that one came with two outs in the ninth and the Royals mustered no walks against a staff walking nearly nine percent of hitters faced this season. The Royals managed to score more […]

Salvador Perez

Swingin’ Sal Earns the Sombrero

The day to day grind of following an awful baseball team can be punctuated by moments of wonder. While Sunday’s squandering of a 6-0 lead won’t challenge a particular ninth inning collapse against the Cleveland Indians in bottom feeding Royals immortality, it does provide one of those instances where disaster feels so unexpected, yet at […]

Whit Homer

RECAP: Salvy wore a sombrero and somehow it gets worse

Nobody, but nobody, snatches defeat away from the jaws of victory quite like the Royals. The incredible part is that they can do it against the White Sox, nobody’s idea of a Murder’s Row offense, and make it look so charmingly easy. Matt Davidson wasn’t even involved, which is the true irony of ironies. Royals […]

Ned Yost

RECAP: Royals bullpen gives up late runs to complete the sweep

Driving back from an impromptu end-of-summer trip for the second anniversary of my 29th birthday (do the math, kids) I realized something: The Royals hadn’t disappointed me once this weekend. In fact, I had no idea what had happened. I’d been completely off the grid and it was liberating, particularly after zooming through the recaps […]