Topic:  Opening Day


The Bad and The Good from Royals Season Opener

The 2012 season has begun for the Kansas City Royals, and the season began with a thud, rather than cheers and whistles. Tied 0-0 as Bruce Chen left the game after the 6th inning, the Royals lost the season opener 5-0. The Bad The Royals Bullpen Bruce Chen threw a wonderful game. The bullpen, however, Keep Reading


Even South of the Border They Like the Royals

Only one more day until the Kansas City Royals open the 2012 season in Los Angeles (or is  it Anaheim? Who cares) against the Angels and Kansas City area native (kinda) Albert Pujols. As I mentioned before, every time I read a season preview article, it seems as though the author really likes the Kansas Keep Reading


Bruce Chen: The 25th Best MLB Opening Day Starter

While surfing the internet tonight, I came across an interesting article from Jon Paul Morosi. Morosi ranks all 30 MLB opening day starters. Kansas City Royals ace, Bruce Chen, comes in at #25. Morosi’s comments about Chen: The Royals’ rotation is widely cited as the biggest reason why they won’t compete with the Tigers this year. Keep Reading


Grading The 2012 Royals Roster

Even with a relatively low payroll, the Royals 2012 roster still looks pretty decent.  So lets start off by looking at Kansas City’s pitchers. Starting Pitchers B- With a likely rotation of Bruce Chen, Luke Hochevar, Luis Mendoza, Jonathan Sanchez, Daniel Duffy. We have pretty decent pitchers but, we lack one thing an “Ace” pitcher. Keep Reading

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