Now playing meaningful games in August and September for the first time in years, the Royals have made several moves recently to add depth to their team as they try to make the playoffs for the first time since 1985.
The first week of spring training games always brings a mix of excitement and trepidation as pitchers take to the mound for the first time in a game atmosphere against real opponents.
Finally, Ned Yost will have an opportunity for the Royals to bunt in game situations. Oh, wait.
A look at the Royals through advanced statistics.