Author Archives: Bill Grotts

About Bill Grotts

Raised in Chicagoland, Bill has lived in Kansas City for almost 30 years.

Spectacular Day at the K for Counting Jerseys

It was a gorgeous Sunday afternoon in Kansas City today. And the best place to be was out at Kauffman Stadium, eating a Sheboygan brat and watching the almost first-place local nine beat the AL East’s top team, the Baltimore … Continue reading

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Miggy Cabrera Shows Respect For Alex Gordon’s Catch

Kansas City left fielder Alex Gordon made an incredible catch in last night’s game against the Detroit Tigers. That’s not news, of course, at least not to Royals’ fans or those who pay attention to things like which players win … Continue reading

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Weapons

The 2016 season is still very young. Yet KC fans have got to be happy. Very happy. The Royals have now completed two series and sit alone atop the division at 4-1. Sure they just wrapped up a three game … Continue reading

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OPENING DAY 2016

Okay, let’s address the obvious. Why no posts since the middle of the World Series? Easy. I had nothing to add. It was obvious that the Royals were a much better team than the Mets and, in my opinion, that … Continue reading

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Time For Cueto To Put It Up

Here’s the moment. Here’s why the Kansas City Royals gave up Brandon Finnegan for a shiny rental pitcher. It’s the big game. And it’s high time much-ballyhooed Johnny Cueto lived up to his past numbers. Far too often lately, of … Continue reading

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For KC, These Are The Good Old Days

If you look back into ancient history, say a year or so ago, we fans of the Royals were happy. The team didn’t suck, wasn’t going to lose 100 games and had several genuinely likeable players who also happened to … Continue reading

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All Star Game 2015

I’m sure you’ve read all the blogs and heard all the folks hooting at the idea of the American League All Star team being predominantly members of the Kansas City Royals. I understand their pain. I wouldn’t want to see … Continue reading

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Volcano Ventura Erupts Again

Oh no he didn’t! Oh yes he did! Yordano Ventura, ace fireballing right-hander for the Kansas City Royals got himself tossed out of another game last night. KC Manager Ned Yost has got to feel something like a citizen of … Continue reading

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The Fact Regarding the Lawrie Incident That Everyone Missed

I had thought that this post would be the last time I wasted any time or energy thinking about someone like Brett Lawrie. But since he took to Twitter today to throw some of the blame for what happened recently … Continue reading

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How MLB Handled the Lawrie Incident Wrong

MLB has handed out the punishments for the string of events that I will refer to as the Lawrie Incident. For those who don’t follow baseball or the Kansas City Royals and are, for some odd reason, still reading this, here’s … Continue reading

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