Jorge Soler

Royals Rumors Ready to Pop at GM Meetings

There’s a general thought around the game that this season is going to be different than last in terms of action during the offseason. With so many free agents lingering into even spring training, it seems that players will be quicker to jump at contract offers rather than holding on to them and waiting to […]

Whit Merrifield

PECOTA Position Player Hits and Misses

For a long time, Royals fans thought PECOTA was the devil for projecting the team to finish far worse than they probably should have and ultimately did. I think a big issue here is that the biggest critics of projection systems don’t exactly understand what they are. They’re limited to the data available. So for […]

Francisco Lindor and Jose Ramirez

Series Preview: Royals vs. Cleveland Indians, September 27-30

This is it. The final four games of the 2018 season are at Kauffman Stadium for the Royals as they welcome in the division champion Cleveland Indians for a season-ending tryst. In spite of their third straight division title, the Indians have to be considered underwhelming this year as they are pretty much living off […]

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Speed thrills: Mondesi’s thievery accelerates second half breakthrough

The stolen base just isn’t sexy anymore. As the launch angle revolution has taken root and baseball has evolved into a game more about hitting dingers and less about keeping the line moving, larceny on the bases has seemingly fallen out of favor. That doesn’t mean the steal still doesn’t have it’s place in the […]