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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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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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Just Who Is This Paulo Orlando?

I’m sure I’m not the only one asking this question and no, for those of you of a certain age group, he’s not Tony’s brother. (Which I think would have made him Dawn’s cousin, but I don’t know—that whole arrangement … Continue reading

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And So Ends The 2014 Season

The Kansas City Royals came within two runs of being the World Champions just an hour ago. But they couldn’t solve Madison Bumgardner, which is nothing to be ashamed about. So the title goes to San Francisco. There is no … Continue reading

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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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Rethinking The Wildcard Format

I have never liked the wild card situation in major league baseball. To me, it smelled like a crass money grab by the league. And it demeaned the regular season, allowing less worthy teams a chance to climb into the … Continue reading

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Professionalism In Announcing

A certain Major League Baseball team recently had one of their games broadcast on television. During the broadcast, a trivia question was asked of the audience. The question was along the lines of “Which major league shortstop…” and dealt with … Continue reading

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Is Derek Jeter One of the Five Best Shortstops Ever?

Yes, I’ve been hibernating. It’s good to be back. The prod that got me out of the cave wasn’t the stupid money thrown at Robinson Cano, or the Royals signing Omar Infante without ever giving my man Tony Seratelli a … Continue reading

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