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Cheers to the Royals of the Past

By now, you probably know the current crop of Kansas City Royals players pretty darn well. And you should. Unless you’ve been in a coma you know that they’ve brought the World Series back to our humble little city, which … Continue reading

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The Royal Dilemma

How do you deal with a hot team, a hot team with no star to focus on stopping, no big name, high cost player? So far, apparently, you don’t. Witness the Royals of Kansas City, still undefeated in the 2014 … Continue reading

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The Royal Line Up

Royals’ fans are, by now, fully aware that scoring runs is a major problem with the team. I’m not saying that I am disappointed or even particularly unhappy in what they have accomplished so far this season–heck, if anything, it … Continue reading

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Oh My Omar!

Kansas City Royals’ second baseman Omar Infante put on a clinic in offensive versatility in today’s game against the Baltimore Orioles. Infante’s first contribution came in the first inning and was helped a great deal by the Baltimorians. Nori Aoki … Continue reading

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Eric Hosmer, Man On Fire

To what do you ascribe the protracted late-season relevancy of the Kansas City Royals? (Yes, I realize the Boys in Blue are getting beaten black and blue by Detroit as I type this but I wrote this post this morning.) … Continue reading

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Assessing the Latest Royal Changes

The Royals made another flurry of moves yesterday, none of which will help the team score more runs.  Let’s take a look anyway: 1. Starting pitcher Wade Davis was sent back to AAA Omaha.  My reaction: About damn time! He … Continue reading

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The KC Royals Keep On Rolling

The Royals keep on rolling. With their win Monday night, they crept past Cleveland into second place in the AL Central. Are they lucky? Or are they simply better than they appear on paper? Does it matter? Nope. Results are … Continue reading

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The Royals Should Do the Lineup Shuffle

The Kansas City Royals were a hot team just a month or so ago, remember? They were contending for the division lead while playing the best teams in baseball–the Yankees, Red Sox, Braves, etc. Remember? It seems like a long, … Continue reading

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