Making of a Dynasty: Can the Royals become one?
Feb27

Making of a Dynasty: Can the Royals become one?

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com The Royals have won back-to-back American League Pennants and a World Series.  Can they add to this chapter in history and be remembered as one of Major League Basesball’s all-time dynasties? The 2015 Kansas City Royals what only three teams had done since the turn of the century.  They won back-to-back pennants, joining the 00-01 New York Yankees, the 08-09 Philadelphia Phillies, and the 10-11...

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Number Munchers: Does PECOTA hate everyone as much as the Royals?
Feb25

Number Munchers: Does PECOTA hate everyone as much as the Royals?

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com PECOTA.   BOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! With our collective excitement about the Kansas City Royals at arguably an all-time high, these predictions put out by Baseball Prospectus each year have become quite a lightning rod. In 2013, the boys in blue rounded their first big corner towards success by winning 86 games, the highest full season win total since 1989. The team was young and the...

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IT’S THE ROYALSBLUE.COM PODCAST!!!! #13
Feb24

IT’S THE ROYALSBLUE.COM PODCAST!!!! #13

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com     In this episode Follow @RoyalsBlue_com We take an in-depth look at the few position battles in Spring Training this year, Walker shows off his impressive … umm … vocabulary, John proves he is not always a pushover in Host Brawl and the group spends way too much time contemplating a F/M/K for three of the Royals core players. Listen. Love. Share. Tweet  ...

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Royals Projections: Trading Duffy? Gordon HR Record? Omar in or out at Second Base?
Feb23

Royals Projections: Trading Duffy? Gordon HR Record? Omar in or out at Second Base?

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com   As spring training is ramping up and the fever for baseball builds in this championship town, three things are certain:  1. the players t-shirt games will be strong 2. Projections again will be unable to measure defense, intangibles and chemistry and 3. Pre-season prediction articles will be all the rage.  Well I can’t pull off a v-neck motivational athletic shirt, and I never put...

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Royals Sign LHP Mike Minor to 2-year deal
Feb19

Royals Sign LHP Mike Minor to 2-year deal

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com   The Kansas City Royals have agreed to a two year deal with former Atlanta Braves starter Mike Minor.  According to Jeffrey Flannagan, the deal is worth worth $7.25 million guaranteed, with a third year mutual option. He will make $2 million in 2016, $4 in 2017 and has a $1.25 buyout for the 2018 season.  Minor is coming off shoulder surgery which sidelined him for the 2015 season,...

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Take A Chance on Me: Why Lincecum and Guthrie Deserve A Shot
Feb19

Take A Chance on Me: Why Lincecum and Guthrie Deserve A Shot

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com   Danville, Kentucky – Good jobs are hard to come by these days. The MLB is no exception. Undeserving losers like Jeff Samardzija (11-13) have been handed mega-contracts while proven winners like Alfredo Simon (13-12) wait in line for Obamacare unemployment benefits, like misfit toys without a home.   You'd figure the last two World Series Champions...

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Royals Sign Trio to Minor League Deals – Extend Yost and Moore
Feb18

Royals Sign Trio to Minor League Deals – Extend Yost and Moore

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com   It was announced by Royals Beat writer Rustin Dodd on twitter that the Royals have signed 3 players to minor league contracts. Infielder Clint Barmes, Right Handed pitcher Ross Ohlendorf and Left handed pitcher Brian Duensing are the newest members of the Royals farm club and all will be issued invites to spring training. All three have Big League experience and look to provide the club with always...

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Does Anyone Project the Royals to Win?
Feb17

Does Anyone Project the Royals to Win?

Follow @RoyalsBlue_com   Royals social media has been abuzz the last few days as more projections have been released. These glorious pieces of "science" have been growing in popularity as the world slowly awakens to the idea of advanced metrics and its place in determining a players or teams worth. It would be nice if they could be a showcase for nerds everywhere, but alas…they have seemingly become nothing more...

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