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The Solo Shot Podcast: Monday 4/24/17

The Solo Shot Podcast: Monday 4/24/17

Can we keep riding Jason Vargas and his stellar start to the year in daily fantasy baseball? Or should we favor the ever-dependable Chris Archer?

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How the Royals offense is putting pressure on the Royals pitching

On Sunday the Royals offense woke up long enough to hit back-to-back homers and then went right back to sleep. After Mike Moustakas and Jorge Bonifacio hit solo home runs, …

Ted Williams’ advice for the Kansas City Royals

Ted Williams, the last man to hit .400 in the major leagues, wrote a book called “The Science of Hitting.” In that book Williams said the number one rule of …

Unless the Royals lineup starts hitting, new second baseman won’t fix things

On Friday afternoon the Royals announced that Raul Mondesi had been sent to Omaha. On Friday night Whit Merrifield replaced Mondesi in the lineup and went 2 for 4. But …
Washington Times Apr 21, 2017

Royals option Mondesi, Orlando, bring up Bonifacio for debut

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - The Kansas City Royals have optioned second baseman Raul Mondesi and right fielder Paulo Orlando to Triple-A Omaha after slow starts and brought up outfielder Jorge Bonifacio to make his major league debut. The Royals also recalled reliever Matt Strahm on Friday following four scoreless outings ...

How the Royals could have won three more games without even one more hit

Forget the games the Royals have lost by a sizeable margin; if you lose by five runs, there’s probably not much you could have done that would have made a …
Washington Times Apr 18, 2017

Panik delivers as Giants beat Royals 2-1 in 11 innings

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The last time Giants manager Bruce Bochy was hospitalized for a heart issue, San Francisco needed to survive 14 shaky innings under bench coach Ron Wotus to beat the Miami Marlins. The Giants only needed 11 tense innings to beat the Kansas City Royals on ...

Working at third base with Royals coach Mike Jirschele

Kansas City Royals coach Mike Jirschele explains the inner workings of coaching third base to The Kansas City Star's Lee Judge. …

Why runs scored matters less than you might think

A lot of people have expressed concern about the Royals offense and well they should; the Royals are currently 14th in runs scored and there are only 15 teams in …

The Royals beat the Angels 1-0; sometimes a single is better than a home run

On Sunday, Ian Kennedy pitched a gem: eight innings, two hits, no runs. But the Angels starting pitcher, Tyler Skaggs, also pitched great; seven innings, four hits no runs. So …
Washington Times Apr 16, 2017

Escobar single in 9th, Royals top Angels 1-0, 4th win in row

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Ian Kennedy threw 111 pitches over eight scoreless innings and got a no-decision. Kelvin Herrera threw eight pitches in one inning and picked up the win. Alcides Escobar hit an RBI single in the ninth over a five-man infield and the Kansas City Royals edged ...

The Royals starting pitchers and the problem with strikeouts

On Friday night Danny Duffy pitched seven innings against the Angels and the Royals won. The Royals have now won four games and in three of those four wins the …
Washington Times Apr 14, 2017

Duffy pitches gem as Royals beat Angels 7-1

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Kansas City Royals' starting rotation continues to be a strength. Danny Duffy allowed three hits over seven innings and Mike Moustakas hit a two-run homer as the Kansas City Royals beat the Los Angeles Angels 7-1 Friday night. Duffy's performance came one night after ...

For the Royals, does energy lead to hits or do hits lead to energy?

When Doug Sisson was a Royals coach, he once said that a team that didn’t hit would look lifeless. A team shows its energy on the base paths and if …
Los Angeles Times Apr 13, 2017

As Royals mourn Yordano Ventura, Angels still remember Nick Adenhart

The Angels will face a team in mourning this weekend. Sadly, they can relate. The Kansas City Royals held their home opener this week, a traditionally joyous occasion that this year carried a somber tone. The ceremonial first pitch was thrown out by the mother of Yordano Ventura, the Kansas City...

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