Each year, not matter how dreadful it is, a player and pitcher of the year is named by the Kansas City Royals.
An explosion of numbers, charts and pretty pictures shedding light on the just completed year.
The incredible playoff performances of Willie Aikens in 1980 and ’81.
A look at the most impactful plays from the first half of 2011 by win probability added.
The best and worst seasons and careers in Royals history by win probability added, or Neifi Perez was even worse than you think.
As great as the glove has been, it is getting hard to ignore just how bad Alcides Escobar has been at the plate.
Here is a look at some of the biggest plays from each game based on win probability added (WPA) (numbers all from the indispensable Fangraphs):
A look at the Royals through advanced statistics.