Archive for the 'Royals' Category

The 12th team featured in the Pyramid Rating System series has a pretty good third baseman.

Can a particular kind of pitcher – or pitch – help defuse the home run explosion?

The Royals cracked the code. Now the rest of baseball is on to their secret.

Scrapping historical precedent and starting over with the name game.

Player can have stellar seasons without taking home the hardware.

A sextet of baseball poems.

The author’s annual baseball tour is all about — baseball!

Baseball kicks off Sunday with a day-and-night-long extravaganza. Here’s what’s on tap.

Because baseball was meant to be enjoyed in six-second bursts on auto replay.

The Royals are more analytically driven than you may realize.

Collecting 2015 wind data for every ballpark.

It’s been a long time coming.

A brief look at how all 10 playoff teams are pursuing their respective pennants.

Some kids who grow up in Brazil now dream of major league stardom

Shining a little light on our first designated hitters.

There were winners among even the cheapest teams in the last decade.

From 2014 to 1969 to present day 2015, a story of the Kansas City Royals and the fans who love them.

Fly balls, Lorenzo Cain and moving pigs: all part of the calculations.

Take a look back at some of the top plays of this year’s postseason.