In the current moment, Cub fans will love the move. They will view it as a headache gone. Organizationally however, it is a hard loss.
The corner infielders for the Royals may not be as bad as they look.
The Cardinals completed their most dominant weekend in recent years over the weekend, completing the rare four-game sweep of the Milwaukee Brewers. Here are three of the major factors that have played into the series that was.
The addition of James Shields gave them a legitimate ace pitcher at the front of their rotation. The rebuilt rotation looks stronger but leaves the question open: Who’s number two?
The St. Louis Cardinals have been blessed to have two of the best pitchers in Major League Baseball throughout the past seven years. Unfortunately, they rarely got to see that blessing in full effect.
The 2012 Kansas City Royals are who we thought they were, almost exactly.
The kings of irrelevant success are at it early in 2012.
No matter what you thought of Tony La Russa, one had to respect his ability to keep an entire roster sharp and ready to compete. There were no “Ripkens” on La Russa’s teams.
The Kansas City Royals announced today that the club has extended its Player Development Contract (PDC) with the Northwest Arkansas Naturals through the 2016 season.
Royals Acquire Minor Leaguers Pounders and Goris from Pirates for Navarro.