Posts Tagged ‘Kansas City Royals’

What if: 1977 Kansas City Royals v. 1995 Cleveland Indians

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011 by Chuck

During a conversation thread the other day, a question was asked who would you take in a playoff series between the 1977 Kansas City Royals and the 1995 Cleveland Indians.
Well, thanks to the guys at  here and here , we can run a simulation and find out.
Sorta.
Before getting there, I thought it might be helpful [...]

Prospect Showdown: Mike Moustakas vs. Brett Wallace

Monday, August 16th, 2010 by Chuck

Tale of the Tape:
Age: Wallace, 23, turns 24 on August 26th. Moustakas, 21, turns 22 on September 11th.
Height/Weight: (listed), Wallace, 6′1″, 245. Moustakas 6′0″, 195.
Bats/Throws: Both players are lefty, righty.
Position(s): Wallace was a third baseman in college and his first two seasons as a professional. He has since been moved to first base. Moustakas was [...]

Efficiency Not Money Separates Good and Bad Franchises

Friday, June 18th, 2010 by Shaun

Too often fans want to put too much emphasis on results, which is understandable, particularly in the case of a team that hasn’t won anything since Boyz II Men topped the charts. The point is to win, after all. But, especially in the early going of a new regime taking over a franchise in pitiful shape, we must remember to look more at the philosophical direction of the franchise and what the front office is doing to set the team up for success.

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