Perspective, Pride, and Validation

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com What follows below was 95% written over the day leading up to game 7. I was so confident the Royals would cruise to a victory that I spent many hours yesterday crafting my cup runneth over with excitement into words. I was already arranging work meetings around the parade on Friday. All postseason long, I have been privately laughing at the unknowledgeable fair weather fan. The person on the verge of tears...

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Just wait till next year!

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com So for the first time in over a month I wanted to wake up this morning to find out last night was a dream. But alas, it was not. However, the sun came up (even though it was raining when I drove to work), there was still traffic on the streets, and schools are still in session. Baseball is officially over America, and our Royals got to play in the last game of the year.  It is funny because...

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Royals Lose Game Seven

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com The games leading up to this have been a blast, but the Royals couldn’t quite finish it off. All of their talent, hard work, and dedication just to come up short. This is heartbreaking, and I’m sure I speak for everyone. At least this game was entertaining, but not even the most entertaining game in the world could make the pain that Royals fans everywhere are feeling. Follow @RoyalsBlue_com Jeremy...

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October 29 in Royals Baseball History

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com No meaningful Royals game has ever been played on October 29. When I woke up on 4 hours of sleep at 6:10 this morning, I threw on my robe and took my dog to the back yard. It was as dark as midnight still. Looking up, I saw Orion, the most brilliant winter constellation, in all its glory in the west-southwest sky. Betelgeuse, Rigel and their brethren twinkled down through the clear black sky. I exhaled and saw...

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Royals Hang Ten, Force Game Seven With Giants

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com The pressure was definitely on the Royals to win tonight. It’s simple: More pressure means a better performance, less pressure means a worse performance. This game had all the pressure on the Royals, and absolutely no pressure on the Giants, and it showed. As baseball mourned the loss of Cardinals young outfielder, Oscar Taveras, one man in particular took it hard: Yordano Ventura. Before the game, Ventura...

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Chance? Heck, yes, they have a chance! Ventura was amazing!

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com Just what the Royals needed. Ventura had just amazing stuff. He had some troubles with getting strikes, but Kellogg also was calling a very tight (and inconsistent) strike zone tonight. Eighth inning was pretty odd. Frasor throws perfect pitches to Panik and Sandoval and gives up hits to both, but then throws about as bad a pitch as you can throw to Pence and gets away with it. It goes to show you, this is...

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The Royals Have a Chance

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com         The Royals are no stranger to rallying from 3-2 World Series deficit at home…       A week ago it was a euphoric World Series Eve in Kansas City. Fifteen innings ago, the Royals were up 4-1 in the third inning, leading the World Series two games to one. Since, the Giants have scored 16 unanswered runs. Now, the Royals have lost consecutive games for the first...

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Royals go Down 3-2 Heading Back to Kauffman Stadium

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com Promptly after the top of the sixth inning ended, I tweeted, “Be honest…. How many of you feel like we’re going to lose this series.” Three people said that the Giants will win the series. Two more were a bit more optimistic. Nevertheless, Kansas City is down 3-2 in the World Series. What more did you want? Well… I suppose offense would’ve been nice, for starters. The Royals...

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