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Five breakout candidates for the Royals in 2022

Five breakout candidates for the Royals in 2022

Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports These players are primed to explode. Every season there are a handful of young players who break through their individual expectations and contribute greatly to the team. Last season, Nicky Lopez, Scott Barlow, and Jake Brentz all surprised us with their performances. This type of sudden improvement is one of the greatest joys in all sports, a player who was barely even given a thought about the season before suddenly making an impact winning games. It’s an amazing feeling for everyone involved and in 2022 I believe that five of the best...
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Royals Rumblings - News for December 28, 2021

Royals Rumblings - News for December 28, 2021

Photo by Ed Zurga/ Can Nicky Lopez keep it up in 2022? Royals Rumblings - News for December 28, 2021 Writing at Inside the Crown, David Lesky examines whether Nicky Lopez’s success is sustainable. So I think there’s definitely some nuance in how to rate Lopez’s chances of repeating. He’s putting himself in the best possible position to succeed, which is what you want from a player and while I don’t think you can count on another 2021 season from him without continuing to change his profile some, it’s certainly possible that he can continue to be an offensive...

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