Tag Archives: Jeff Francoeur

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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On Blaming Hosmer and Moustakas For The Royals’ Woes

In this morning’s Kansas City Star, columnist Sam Mellinger bleated the following about the Royals’ third baseman Mike Moustakas and first baseman Eric Hosmer: “The truism about the Royals’ latest attempted march into baseball relevancy has been that the whole … 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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Kudos to Victor Martinez For Smart Baserunning

Detroit DH Victor Martinez was thrown out at the plate in this past Wednesday’s game against the Royals. You may have seen the video of it on various sites or news outlets. If not:  http://aol.sportingnews.com/mlb/story/2013-04-25/victor-martinez-tigers-royals-home-plate-salvador-perez-catcher-collision-dugout There were two outs in … Continue reading

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The Real Royal Batting Race

Although they are not the team leaders, let alone league leaders, the batting average race I am watching is between the Royals’ Jeff Francoeur and Eric Hosmer. As of tonight’s game, Hosmer has crept closer: Francoeur  .239 Hosmer   .233 I’ll … Continue reading

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