Archive for the ‘Royals’ Category

Did Trade Make Royals Contenders in 2013?

Monday, December 10th, by JohnBowen

John looks at the Blockbuster Trade between the Rays and Royals, and weighs the odds that it brings playoff baseball back to KC.

Dugout Central’s 2012 American League Central Preview

Saturday, February 18th, by JohnBowen

By Cameron Nelson

What if: 1977 Kansas City Royals v. 1995 Cleveland Indians

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011 by Chuck

During a conversation thread the other day, a question was asked who would you take in a playoff series between the 1977 Kansas City Royals and the 1995 Cleveland Indians.
Well, thanks to the guys at  here and here , we can run a simulation and find out.
Before getting there, I thought it might be helpful [...]

Dugout Central’s American League Central Division Preview

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011 by Chuck

By Cameron Nelson
While not as exciting as the AL East or having standout studs like the NL West and its pitching, the AL Central is always fun to watch. As a fan of the division, and my hometown Royals in particular, I’m proud to be the one to give Dugout Central a preview of (what [...]

Prospect Showdown: Mike Moustakas vs. Brett Wallace

Monday, August 16th, 2010 by Chuck

Tale of the Tape:
Age: Wallace, 23, turns 24 on August 26th. Moustakas, 21, turns 22 on September 11th.
Height/Weight: (listed), Wallace, 6′1″, 245. Moustakas 6′0″, 195.
Bats/Throws: Both players are lefty, righty.
Position(s): Wallace was a third baseman in college and his first two seasons as a professional. He has since been moved to first base. Moustakas was [...]

Overlooked Transactions

Friday, December 11th, 2009 by AdamWhite

In scanning the transactions log (yep, I do that), here are some moves I didn’t see featured elsewhere. And, yes, I tend to focus on the negative, the irrational. Bruce Chen, Pedro Feliz and Bobby Crosby – all snatched up by poorly performing teams. Coincidence?