Tag Archives: Kansas City Royals

2015 MLB Preview: American League Central

We’ve already previewed the AL East. Now it’s time for the Central Division: AL Central This is the deepest division in baseball. Detroit has been the gold standard in the Central for years and no doubt they’ll be gunning for … Continue reading

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MLB Thoughts: October 9

As of this writing, the Royals are leading the O’s 5-1 in the fifth of Game 1 of the ALCS. I’ve said it already, but it’s really refreshing to see these young, hungry clubs vying for the AL pennant. Tonight … Continue reading

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MLB Thoughts: October 8

After a thrilling LDS round of play, the League Championship Series are set to begin this weekend. I know baseball takes its lumps these days for several issues: pace of game, length of season, the residual disenchantment with the steroid … Continue reading

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MLB Thoughts: Sept. 23

On Opening Day, the Detroit Tigers boasted the 5th highest payroll in the majors. Kansas City, meanwhile, stood at #19. Despite a payroll delta of over $70 million, the Tigers and Royals are locked in a final-week battle for the … Continue reading

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Family Road Trip 2014 Day 2

Today we made the drive from St. Louis to Kansas City to make our first visit to Kauffman Stadium. One member of our family was fighting an upset stomach this morning, so we got a later jump than we hoped. … Continue reading

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2013 MLB Preview: AL Central

This is probably the easiest division to handicap. The Tigers look to be one of the top two or three clubs in the AL. I think the Royals are good enough to contend for a wild card spot and the … Continue reading

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MLB Preview: AL Central

This is by far the easiest division to handicap. Detroit could win this thing by 10 games or more. They’re that good and the rest of these teams are playing catch up. But check back in a few years: once … Continue reading

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2011 MLB Preview: AL Central

I’ve never waited this long to complete my divisional previews. Good thing, too, when it comes to this division. A few weeks ago, I probably wouldn’t have been able to see what a mess the White Sox are and I … Continue reading

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MLB Thoughts: May 14, 2010

With the new LP from The National spinning, here’s my MLB rundown for this week: Trey Hillman is the first managing casualty of the new season, having been dismissed yesterday in favor of former Brewer manager Ned Yost. Ironically, it … Continue reading

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AL Central Preview

For my AL East preview, click here; NL East can be found here. This division, along with the NL West, is going to be pretty difficult to handicap. I’m not sure any of these teams are head and shoulders ahead … Continue reading

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