May 3, 2018; Seattle, WA, USA; Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Sean Manaea (55) throws against the Seattle Mariners during the first inning at Safeco Field. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

Series Preview: Royals at Oakland Athletics, June 7-10

The Oakland Athletics missed the Royals so much after their weekend stay in Kansas City that they’re inviting the boys in blue to the bay for a four-game set to hang out some more. We just learned about the A’s last weekend, so there’s nothing I can tell you here that you didn’t read six […]

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Balancing the Books on the ’13 Draft

The title of this article might seem odd, but as other blogs and this site have pointed out, scouting director Lonnie Goldberg has had some drafts that have hurt the Royals balance sheet and the farm system in the process. This isn’t all his fault, but fans don’t care and the money doesn’t hit the registers if […]

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It’s Never Too Early to Discuss the Draft, Brendon Little Edition

As I further look into draft prospects for the Royals, I must remind you that this front office hasn’t been scared of employing strategies in an attempt to garner further talent in the later rounds behind their first selection. While many remember the 2013 draft when KC chose Hunter Dozier with Sean Manaea on their minds […]

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Reviewing the Royals Drafts of the Past

The MLB Draft is tonight and the World Champions will be in a similar seat as the rest of us, watching as other teams make pick after pick. This is their penance after signing Ian Kennedy to a contract in the offseason. While it will hurt to watch the 29 also-rans from 2015 pick in front of […]