1. Seitzer Named Hitting Coach

    Isn't this the hire everyone was asking for? From the release: The Kansas City Royals today announced Major League coaching staff assignments for the 2009 season...

    Clark Fosler Written by Clark Fosler about over 5 years ago 80 reads 0 comments

  2. Impact Arrivals

    Heading into this off-season with Dayton Moore's promise of 'big changes', we can all expect a lot of talk about free agent signings and blockbuster trades...

    Clark Fosler Written by Clark Fosler about over 5 years ago 89 reads 0 comments

  3. Impact Arrivals

    Heading into this off-season with Dayton Moore's promise of 'big changes', we can all expect a lot of talk about free agent signings and blockbuster trades...

    Clark Fosler Written by Clark Fosler about over 5 years ago 89 reads 0 comments

  4. Simming With The Royals

    KC Star baseball writer and all around good guy, Sam Mellinger, put out a plea on his blog the other day.  He needs our help...

    Clark Fosler Written by Clark Fosler about over 5 years ago 171 reads 0 comments

  5. Simming With The Royals

    KC Star baseball writer and all around good guy, Sam Mellinger, put out a plea on his blog the other day.  He needs our help...

    Clark Fosler Written by Clark Fosler about over 5 years ago 93 reads 0 comments

  6. Finding That Run Producing Outfielder

    On Tuesday, we dissected the Royals’ roster in an attempt to go from the -90 run differential of 2008 to at least even, if not better, in 2009...

    Clark Fosler Written by Clark Fosler about almost 6 years ago 76 reads 1 comments

  7. Finding That Run Producing Outfielder

    On Tuesday, we dissected the Royals' roster in an attempt to go from the -90 run differential of 2008 to at least even, if not better, in 2009...

    Clark Fosler Written by Clark Fosler about almost 6 years ago 66 reads 0 comments

  8. The Greinke Question

    October is always a slow time of the year in Royals Universe.  The playoffs are in full swing, and our team is once again at home watching the games...

    Clark Fosler Written by Clark Fosler about almost 6 years ago 79 reads 0 comments

  9. In Search of Runs

    In 2008, the Royals were outscored by 90 runs. Now, you can define good baseball teams by a lot of different factors, some statistical, some intangible, some even more nebulous than that...

    Clark Fosler Written by Clark Fosler about almost 6 years ago 47 reads 0 comments

  10. Barnett Out

    The Royals announced this afternoon that pitching coach Bob McClure, bench coach Dave Owen, first base coach Rusty Kuntz and bullpen coach John Mizerock were all offered contracts to return to the team in 2009...

    Clark Fosler Written by Clark Fosler about almost 6 years ago 63 reads 0 comments

  11. End of The Season Odds And Ends

    Not much going on in the Royal Universe these days aside from the usual post-season wraps.  GMDM and Trey Hillman have been chatting lately and giving their assessment of the season...

    Clark Fosler Written by Clark Fosler about almost 6 years ago 73 reads 0 comments

  12. Fish Or Cut Bait? Omaha Edition

    Decision time is nearing for Dayton Moore and the Royals. Soon the seven players currently on the 60 day disabled list will no longer be exempt from counting towards the 40 man roster...

    Clark Fosler Written by Clark Fosler about almost 6 years ago 115 reads 0 comments

  13. Revisiting Your Shot

    Like Clark, I’m trying to get my head around what was a Royal September.  Winning 18 of 26 games is certainly impressive, but it feels diminished in my mind thanks to three wins ...

    Clark Fosler Written by Clark Fosler about almost 6 years ago 59 reads 0 comments

  14. Fool’s Gold or the Real Deal?

    How many of you woke up with a bit of an empty feeling this morning? Count me among those of you who felt just a little sad that there was not pitching matchup to ponder this morning or schedule to check...

    Clark Fosler Written by Clark Fosler about almost 6 years ago 181 reads 0 comments

  15. Francoeur? Non!

    With the Twins sweep of the hated White Sox, the Royals find themselves in the thick of the AL Central race this weekend. Too bad they are only potential spoilers...

    Clark Fosler Written by Clark Fosler about almost 6 years ago 62 reads 0 comments

  16. A High On Life Thursday

    The Royals cruised to a road sweep of the Tigers last night behind Brian Bannister’s six shutout innings and a 10 run offensive outburst that featured just one extra base hit. Hey, good things happen to teams that are playing well...

    Clark Fosler Written by Clark Fosler about almost 6 years ago 55 reads 0 comments

  17. Kicking Them When They’re Down

    The last time I made some kind of joke reference to the battle for fourth place, the Royals sunk into a tailspin that lasted about a month.  So, I’ve refrained from bringing it up...

    Clark Fosler Written by Clark Fosler about almost 6 years ago 38 reads 0 comments

  18. Baseball's All-Star Game Does Not Need Fixing

    Fifteen innings into Tuesday night's mid-summer classic, the American League was out of pitchers. Word was that Red Sox outfielder J.D. Drew was next in line to take the mound if the game had gone a 16th inning...

    Clark Fosler Written by Clark Fosler about almost 6 years ago 344 reads 1 comments

  19. Building a Budget-Conscious Baseball Team

    Although it may be slowly shedding the image, Major League Baseball is widely regarded as a league of 'haves' and 'have nots'...

    Clark Fosler Written by Clark Fosler about 6 years ago 1,188 reads 2 comments

  20. Are the Kansas City Royals Developing a Winning Edge?

    "The best pitch in baseball is the second brush back pitch. It lets the batter know the first one wasn't a mistake...

    Clark Fosler Written by Clark Fosler about 6 years ago 348 reads 10 comments

  21. MLB Draft: the Funny Thing about Acquiring High School Hitters

    One does not have to be a baseball expert to understand that you have to be prepared to exercise a good deal of patience after drafting a position player out of high school...

    Clark Fosler Written by Clark Fosler about 6 years ago 900 reads 1 comments

  22. When Idiots Collide

    After the Texas Rangers defeated the Kansas City Royals 11-5 Wednesday night, Milton Bradley elected to skip any postgame celebration with his teammates and instead opted to attempt ...

    Clark Fosler Written by Clark Fosler about 6 years ago 274 reads 4 comments

  23. Kansas City Royals Draft Analysis: When Needs and Talent Align

    The Kansas City Royals find themselves in an enviable position as they prepare for Thursday's MLB Draft. What the team lacks is also what the organization lacks, and is also what this year's draft crop has the most to offer...

    Clark Fosler Written by Clark Fosler about 6 years ago 1,036 reads 4 comments

  24. MLB Draft More Important Than You Think

    The perception surrounding Thursday’s Major League Baseball Draft is that this event does not have the ‘make or break’ consequences of the NFL and NBA drafts. In some respects, that is certainly true...

    Clark Fosler Written by Clark Fosler about 6 years ago 474 reads 4 comments

  25. Kansas City Royals Must Remain Patient

    I know, I know...as Royals fans, a number of you just read that headline and shouted something like "I've been a fan forever, and I'm done being patient!" There is a pretty good chance you might have used an expletive or two in there also...

    Clark Fosler Written by Clark Fosler about 6 years ago 230 reads 0 comments