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Kansas City Royals week in review: 4/25/2011

Nick Scott

Last week, the Royals played seven games in seven days. Four of them were against the first place team in the American League Central and the last three were on the road against the defending AL champions. It wasn’t an easy stretch of games and the Royals ended up going ...

Louis Coleman has been promoted to the Kansas City Royals

Nick Scott

The Kansas City Royals have promoted right handed relief pitcher Louis Coleman from the Omaha Storm Chasers (AAA) to the Major League. In order to keep the roster at 25, they optioned right handed reliever Kanekoa Texeira to AAA. The Royals had also been sitting on a 39 man active ...

Giving Kila Ka'aihue more time could hurt the team but help the organization

Nick Scott

In baseball there are two words to describe a ball-club: team and organization. While they are often used interchangeable, they typically refer to different things. The team consists of the players at the Major League level in the span of one season. The organization is every player at every level ...

The Importance of the Royals Series with the Indians

Nick Scott

As Royals fans, we are not used to watching a team have success. We’re constantly waiting for that other shoe to fall. We’re absolutely sure that the edge of the cliff is just around the corner. A couple of decades of losing baseball has that effect. However, when the team ...

Royals Week In Review and Preview - 4/18/2011

Nick Scott

The Royals had a great week this week. They went 4-2, but it wasn’t enough to overtake the scorching hot Cleveland Indians. Something will have to give as the Indians make their way to Kauffman stadium for a four game set starting tonight in a battle for first place in ...

Royals Week In Review and Preview - 4/11/2011

Nick Scott

Two weeks are in the books now for the Kansas City Royals and things are still looking good. They split a short two game series with the Chicago White Sox and subsequently won their first road series in Detroit against the Tigers. It wasn’t enough to hold onto first place ...

Royals Week In Review and Preview - 4/4/2011

Nick Scott

Welcome to the first Royals week in review/preview of the year. The title pretty much describes what you will expect to find, however I will be experimenting with the format throughout the season to figure out what works and what doesn’t. The idea is that if this was the only ...

Royals 2011 Season Preview Part V: A Free Book

Nick Scott

Throughout the last couple of weeks here on this blog, I've been doing a brief preview of the 2011 Royals. Over the off-season, I've been working with some fine folks over at Royals Authority and other places to put together a more detailed preview of the 2011 Royals. We've created ...

Royals 2011 Season Preview Part IV - The Prospects

Nick Scott

If you’ve been following the Royals at all recently, it shouldn’t surprise you to know that they have a really good farm system. It’s ranked the top system overall by every publication that follows the Minor Leagues. Staring down the barrel of what looks likely to be another rough season ...

Royals 2011 Season Preview Part III - The Rotation

Nick Scott

Prior to the 2010 season, I had predicted that the starting rotation would easily be the most productive part of the Royals team. On that point, I couldn’t have been more wrong. Going back and trying to understand why I was so wrong is enlightening. Primarily it started with the ...

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