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 […]

Apr 17, 2018; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Athletics second baseman Jed Lowrie (8) celebrates with first baseman Matt Olson (28) after hitting a solo home run against the Chicago White Sox in the first inning at Oakland Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: John Hefti-USA TODAY Sports

Series Preview: Royals vs. Oakland Athletics, June 1-3

The Royals are red-hot (for them) and welcome in the Oakland Athletics for a three-game weekend set. The A’s are on the upswing, but not quite there yet, though they do have a talented roster with an offense that should honestly be better than it has been, a rotation featuring some promising young arms and […]

Mike MInor

Deep Royals Bullpen Is Built For October

The Royals made it to the World Series in back-to-back seasons pretty recently. You may not remember this, but 2014 and 2015 were very special seasons in Kansas City. The Royals rode a ridiculous defense along with an unreal back of the bullpen to two straight American League pennants and a World Series trophy. It […]

Trevor Cahill

Royals Acquire Cahill, Maurer and Buchter for Strahm, Wood and Ruiz

The Royals were on the lookout for a starting pitcher and one or two bullpen arms to help round out their pitching staff at the trade deadline. They handled it all in one move, acquiring starting pitcher Trevor Cahill and relievers Brandon Maurer and Ryan Buchter from the Padres in exchange for Travis Wood, Matt […]

Trevor Cahill

2017 Royals Trade Targets: Starting Pitchers

Yes, folks, the Royals are 44-43 and right in the thick of the playoff race. Instead of digging through other team’s farm systems, it looks like we’ll be digging through other team’s big league rosters to see where the Royals can improve. By my count, I see three places the Royals are targeting to upgrade. One […]