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Kansas City Baseball Vault -- Royals Over /Under Prediction Jamboree

This time around, we talked about the bullpen battles and how the roster is starting to round into shape two weeks from opening day, including the optioning of Brandon Finnegan to Double A. 164 more words

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2015 MLB All-Breakout Team

Anthony Castrovince has put together his 2015 MLB All-Breakout Team, and he is targeting “guys who have been around a little bit and are ready to assert themselves as stars, be it a young kid tapping into his true talent or maybe even a late-bloomer (a la Corey Kluber or J.D. 39 more words

Opening Day

Royals Opening Day Lineup - What it should be but what it will be

For those of you who follow the Royals, you are aware of Ned Yost’s commitment to his players. However, sometimes his commitments run too deep and affect his ability to make a change when the rest of us know what needs to happen. 717 more words


Five Breakout Candidates for 2015

This is the breakout players piece, you probably know the drill. I picked five guys, hitters and pitchers, who look to me like reasonable bets to establish a new level of performance in the 2015 season. 1,544 more words

News And Analysis

Casey Kotchman is making a comeback with the Royals

Journeyman first baseman Casey Kotchman has signed a minor-league deal with the Royals after sitting out last season.

Kotchman was the Angels’ first-round pick in 2001 and played 10 seasons in the majors for seven different teams, most recently with the Marlins in 2013. 69 more words

5 takeaways from the Royals' first Spring Training game

The Kansas City Royals played their first game of the 2015 Spring Training season today, leaving the field with a 13-2 victory over the Texas Rangers… 399 more words

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