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No Joke: Aoki Is On Fire

If I would have told that Norichika Aoki would break a Royals record at the beginning of the season…..well I wouldn’t have, so don’t worry about it. The fact is, an offseason trade acquisition by Dayton Moore is one of the hottest hitters in all of baseball. He has been the lone consistent bright spot over the last few games, accounting for nearly half of the hits the Royals tallied against the Chicago Whit ...

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The Kansas City Royals are Jennifer Love Hewitt

I saw a TV promo the other day for Jennifer Love Hewitt joining the cast of Criminal Minds on CBS.  My immediate reaction was laughter.  JLH has been on screen and in our lives for nearly 20 years now and, to her credit, she doesn't look all that much different than she did the first time we saw her on the awful "Party of Five" series. Back then, she was young and hot and then she got older but stayed hot a ...

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Shields Makes The Trade An Ace Move

Numerous articles, posts and commentaries have been written about THE trade. When talking about Dayton Moore’s legacy in Kansas City, or what will define him the most, all signs will point back to THE trade. Shipping off pieces of the future for job security in the present. That is what THE trade was all about. Fast-forward 21 months from December 2012. The Royals are on the verge of getting swept by the no ...

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The Speech…

A leaked copy of the speech Ned Yost will should give prior to tonight's First Place game with Detroit: Okay fellas, let's bring it in for a second. We all know I'm not the speech giving type. But I wanted to say a couple quick things before you head out there tonight.  Guys, we have to accept failure in our daily lives. This is a game designed for you to fail.  I have noticed, however, that when we play as ...

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Some Random Royals Thoughts

What better way to ease back into the blogging routine after a nice long vacation then with some random Royals thoughts? Especially when seems kind of difficult to come up with topics right now. That may seem odd, as the Royals woke up this morning tied for first with 19 games left in the season. Perhaps it’s telling that I think that when things are going well. There are plenty of things to write about wit ...

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Omar Infante is a sad, sinking ship

There is really no sugar-coating it or a fun way to poke fun at it: Omar Infante is in a freefall and is turning in a disastrous season.  How does Kansas City Royals Manager Ned Yost celebrate such a thing?  Bat him second in the lineup.  EVERY.  SINGLE.  GAME. Just how bad has it been?  Here are O.I.'s numbers for the year: .254 Batting Average/.290 On Base Percentage/.346 Slugging Percentage; 19 2B, 3 3B, ...

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Kansas City Royals Announce 2015 Schedule

Even with three weeks of pennant race baseball left for the Kansas City Royals, the 2015 schedule has been announced. The season begins at home against the White Sox on April 6th. Other notable series include the Cardinals at home from May 22 through May 24 and on the road against them from June 12 through June 14. Other interleague series include home games against the Reds, Pirates and Brewers and road ga ...

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Hosmer and Butler Must Perform Down the Stretch

Eric Hosmer is back in the lineup. For the first time in his career, the Royals first basemen was injured for a significant amount of time. Billy Butler filled in admirably during Hosmer’s absence. Many speculated the drop-off in defense would cost the Royals dearly, but in fact it was the exact opposite. The increase in playing time seemed to give Butler the boost he needed to resurrect his sudden struggli ...

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One Book To Rule Them All

In an unexplainable year, the Royals August ended in stride with an unexplainable finish. A suspended game as a deluge of rain shot from the heavens between the top and bottom of the tenth inning in front of a national television audience.  For about an hour, there was debate and discussion about the proper protocol underwhich the game would be resumed given the likely outcome that six hours of rain was on ...

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If You Haven’t Already, You Can Buy In

When will they cool off? They can’t keep going like this. These are the Royals. The ROYALS! As the Royals enter the last month of the season, the baseball world keeps waiting for the second-half surging Royals to come back down to reality. And even more than that, Kansas City is only cautiously optimistic. (And we Royals supporters that are unfortunate enough to be Mizzou fans definitely still anticipate th ...

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Analyzing The Royals’ (And Other Contenders) Remaining Schedules–Revisited

With September quickly bearing down on us, it’s time to look at the remaining strength of schedule for the Royals and various other playoff contenders. Since the Royals’ offense has gone back in the deep freeze, it’s natural to start to worry about their chances of holding on to the AL Central lead. It’s a legitimate concern; we all know this offense is not the greatest. However, there is some good news—the ...

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6 Things Pharrell Thinks the Kansas City Royals Must Do To Make the Playoffs

You know who Pharrell Williams (a/k/a "Pharrell) is, right?  If you listen to pop music at all, you can hear him on songs from the last year like "Blurred Lines" or "Get Lucky."  More recently, his hit song "Happy" might be where you know him best.     How fitting that Pharrell also happens to play center field for the Kansas City Royals: Yep, that's him-I'm sure of it!  Pharrell loves playing for ...

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Royals Call Up Rankings – 9 Possible September Call Ups

#9 Whit Merrifield - During a normal season I wouldn't be surprised at all to see Whit moved to KC during September as a reward for an outstanding season. Unfortunately there are players who are faster, better defensively, have more power that are ahead of him and the Royals need the best for this September playoff push. Also not on the 40 man roster currently really hurts his chances of getting up this sea ...

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The Royals Roller Coaster Ride of Emotions

The ride of this year’s edition of the Kansas City Royals has certainly taken dramatic twists and turns. The 2014 “Royal-coaster” has rocketed to heights rarely seen in this playoff-starved city and spiraled down to lows known all too well around Kansas City. Coming into this year, the Royals expected to contend for a division title. The groundwork had been laid out the season before with James Shields anch ...

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Do you know who saved the Kansas City Royals season?

At the conclusion of the 2013 season, the Kansas City Royals looked at their 86 win season and celebrated it as a "success" because they were comfortably above .500 and legitimately a part of the chase for the Wild Card up until the middle of September.  Many fans were happy to see them get hot and win a lot of games in the 2nd half of the season.  Others lamented the fact that they finished 5.5 games out o ...

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Royals, Not Tigers, Could Be A’s Biggest Challenge

Just when you think there isn’t anything more that can be written about the Kansas City Royals over the last four weeks, a new storyline arises. When Jason Vargas took the hill on Wednesday night against Oakland the Royals were coming off a 11-3 shellacking at the hands of the Athletics the night prior. Grantland featured an article that subtly criticized the Royals philosophies and praised Billy Beane and ...

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Royals’ Climb Into First Caps Emotional Week

Saturday was a long, exhausting, and emotionally wrenching day. And yet it was fantastic. By now, you all know about SungWoo Lee, the Royals fan from South Korea who has fulfilled his lifelong dream of coming to Kansas City to finally see his team in person. I don’t think it can be overstated how awesome this story is. It’s so easy for us local fans to take it for granted—the stadium is only a short drive a ...

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The “Best Fans in Baseball” want to know: “Where you at, KC?!”

My buddy Cardinals Fan emailed me this little nugget from St. Louis sportswriter Bernie Miklasz yesterday afternoon (before the 3-2 victory over the Oakland A's): "The Kansas City Royals (63-53) have a better record than the St. Louis Cardinals (62-54.) The Royals are going wild, having won seven in a row and 15 of their last 18. They're only a half-game behind the first place Detroit Tigers in the AL Centr ...

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He Will Finally Be Royal – #SungWooToKC Week

The best Royals fan to have never seen a game in person is coming to The K. If you’ve spent any time around Royals fans on Twitter, you no doubt have seen or interacted with Sung Woo Lee @KoreanFan_KC. Sung Woo has been a Royals fan since the 90’s and adopted the team due, in part, to the successes of the teams filled with superstars like George Brett and Frank White.  You can see a couple of past stories a ...

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Well, Well, Well How The Turn Tables

The day was July 22. The Royals were reeling, losing their first four games after the All-Star break. They had fallen behind Cleveland in the standings, and were in danger of dropping another spot to Chicago. The Royals had to face the White Sox for a second game, but were without their number two starter, Jason Vargas. Prior to the game, Dayton Moore had flown to Chicago and addressed the media. Back at ho ...

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