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Leftridge: The Kansas City Royals Are Going to Kill Me

The Royals went out and got Johnny Cueto and Ben Zobrist which is exactly what I hoped they’d do, so I know now that the acquisitions have to be huge mistakes because I’m never right about shit like this. They … Continue reading

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Glazer: At Long Last, Cain is Able

The Kansas City Royals are the best team in the American League… And maybe in all of baseball. Just halfway through the season they have a more than 20 game jump on .500. They haven’t been 20 games over .500 since 1989, … Continue reading

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Leftridge: Hurry Back, Alex Gordon

In a piece dated July 14, 2012—so, long before most casual fans has amassed significant and appropriate appreciation—I suggested in no uncertain terms that the success of this team rode squarely on the shoulders of the (then) oft-injured Lorenzo Cain. … Continue reading

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Hearne: The Second Coming of Joe Posnanski?

Talk about too much of a good thing… Now that the Kansas City Royals are requiring locals to pay much closer attention, I find myself perusing their game stories in the Kansas City Star far more often. Which generally entails reading what beat … Continue reading

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Leftridge: Ventura Poised to Destroy Royals’ Season

Kansas City Royals’ ace Yordano Ventura needs to knock this shit off… In case you missed the highlights from last night’s late inning victory against the Chicago White Sox, here’s what happened: In the seventh inning, Chicago’s Adam Eaton hit … Continue reading

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Glazer: This Year’s Royals The Team to Beat in MLB

The battle cry last year from yours truly: “It’s Over!” That was my thinking – that the Kansas City Royals were done in September after a cold streak. Clearly I was wrong! A World Series later, they were anything but … Continue reading

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Glazer: Delirious Scribe Hospitalized With Terminal Case of Royals Fever

How Royals like of them…. Last night’s Kansas City Royals win over San Francisco had it all; light-but-just-enough hitting, the best defense in baseball and stellar pitching. Manager Ned Yost proved – for the time being anyway – that he ain’t no dummy by … Continue reading

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Leftridge: A Look Back at My 2013 Royals Predictions

Travel with me back in time. Say, oh, six months or so. The government was still doing governmental things. It was a snowy spring, brutish and cold. Our grandmothers hadn’t yet been subjected to the horrors of twerking. It was … Continue reading

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Leftridge: Mr. Brightside Presents a Royals’ July Recap

Someone needs to head down to the Safeway, because we’re running out of Turd Polish. It’s getting bad out there—like, regular Royals bad. Gone are the days of “fun team to watch!” and, “lookit the little roses bloom!” Everything has … Continue reading

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