The Kansas City Royals were poised to make it “Our Time” in 2012 before star pitcher Danny Duffy found his way to Tommy John surgery.
Coming in at just over the eighty-one game halfway mark of the season, the Royals remain six games out of first place in the American League Central Division and two and a half games behind the Cleveland Indians, putting them in 3rd place.
It’s late June and the Royals are in first place. No, they aren’t at the top of their division nor are they leading the wild card race.
Jason Collins is gay. He is not Jackie Robinson.
The UCB has once again drawn their collective talents to bring fans this newsletter service at the beginning of each series.
The Kansas City Royals announced today that the club has acquired minor league left-handed pitcher Luis Santos and right-hander Luis Rico from the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for right-handed pitcher Vin Mazzaro and first baseman Clint Robinson. Santos and Rico have been assigned to the Surprise Royals.
The Kansas City Royals have announced that right-handed reliever Greg Holland has been named the 2012 Bruce Rice Pitcher of the Year.
I know it is hard to believe, but the Kansas City Royals have actually been a very competitive team for the last month and a half.
This past week the Kansas City Royals ended a twelve game losing streak. A streak that was so bad it included a winless ten game home stand.
Since Luke Hochevar got the start yesterday afternoon for the Royals home opener I’m going to use his favorite phrase; “ummm..You know?” to help facilitate this process.