All the talk since the All Star break has been how the Kansas City Royals may actually be ready to hit the free agent market for some starting pitching.
Looking at the top Royals pitchers by WAR by five year periods .
Legendary Royals pitcher Paul Splittorff has died, but for me, Splitt was the person who shaped my knowledge of baseball.
Danny Jackson was dominant for the World Champion Royals and was a key player later in his career for the Cardinals.
Three Royals starting pitchers have won the Cy Young Award. Which one of those aces holds the distinction of having the team’s best season ever?
October 27, 1985: The Royals defeated the Cardinals 11-0 in Game 7 of the World Series.
A Royals fan who wasn’t alive in 1985 looks back and sees how much is different – from salaries to uniforms to hairstyles.
October 22, 1985: The Royals defeated the Cardinals 6-1 in Game 3 of the World Series.
The 20-game winner was the MVP and also became a father during the 1985 World Series.
Anchored by closer extraordinaire Dan Quisenberry, the Royals’ 1985 pitching staff was one for the books.