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Ned Yost (Manager of the Royals) Expects Nothing Of His Pitchers

What a provocative title! How can I say such a thing? Easy. Let me cut and paste from http://royals.mlblogs.com/2012/09/22/ned-yost-media-session-september-22/#comments: “Jake Odorizzi will be taking the mound in the final game of the Cleveland game tomorrow to wrap up the nine-game … Continue reading

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Baseball: The Rodney Dangerfield of Sports?

The Royals just swept the Detroit Tigers here in KC, with the sparkling pitching of Jeremy Guthrie leading the way in the finale. (See my post on his acquisition.) Many thought the Tigers would mop up the division if not … 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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