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Royals Review Sep 23, 2023
The Royals roster has a skewed perspectives problem

The Royals roster has a skewed perspectives problem

Kansas City Royals second baseman Michael Massey (19) celebrates with catcher Salvador Perez (21) after hitting a home run during the eighth inning against the Houston Astros at Kauffman Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jay Biggerstaff | Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports Both fans and front office members look at the same players and see very different things. What is going on here? Even as an evaluation year, 2023 has been pretty dang rough for Royals fans. For that reason, it wasn’t particularly surprising that many of you found last week’s roster prediction to...
Royals Review Sep 16, 2023
Royals offense rolls in 10-8 win over Astros

Royals offense rolls in 10-8 win over Astros

Photo by Jamie Squire/ The Royals win the series against the defending champs. The Royals put up ten runs on the Astros, in part thanks to the first MLB home run by rookie Logan Porter, as Kansas City took the series with a 10-8 win on Saturday night. The Royals scored right from the start when Maikel Garcia walked in the first, followed by a single by Bobby Witt Jr. and a two-run double by Salvador Perez. Nelson Velázquez drove Salvy home on a sac fly to make it 3-0 after the opening frame. MJ Melendez added an RBI single in the third to make it 4-0. Meanwhile Cole...
Royals Review Sep 8, 2023
Time comes for us all

Time comes for us all

Photo by Nick Cammett/Diamond Images via There is no escape. It has been fascinating to observe the offensive evolution of Salvador Perez. In his first few seasons in the show, the fresh-faced young catcher looked to be a .300 hitter that could give you 15 home runs over a full season. As he settled into his major league career, Perez lost some average in exchange for power, becoming more of a .260 hitter that could hit 20-25 homers in a season, but whose production was ultimately weighed down by a sub-.300 OBP. From 2014-2018, Salvy only cracked the 100 wRC+ mark...
Royals Review Sep 4, 2023
Royals crush White Sox 12-1

Royals crush White Sox 12-1

Edward Olivares #14 of the Kansas City Royals celebrates his home run with Salvador Perez #13 in the first inning against the Chicago White Sox at Kauffman Stadium on September 04, 2023 in Kansas City, Missouri. | Photo by Ed Zurga/ Great game! Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at an aspect of sportswriting: every game has a story. Usually, the story is clear. Sometimes, it is not, such as in the case of a back-and-forth contest in the later innings; in these cases, every event can be the own capstone of the story—until the next one follows. The story for today’s...

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