Do-or-Die for Team USA in World Baseball Classic

To borrow a phrase from Yogi Berra, for Team USA it’s a case of “deja vu all over again” in the 2017 WBC.The disappointing performance of American teams over the history of the World Baseball Classic is well established. Team USA did not take home a medal from any of the previous incarnations of what has … Continue reading Do-or-Die for Team USA in World Baseball Classic

Can the Royals Bounce Back and Contend in 2017?

The Kansas City Royals and their fans suffered through nine straight losing campaigns and 17 of 18 dating back to the 1994 strike season.Then in the early part of this decade, the club began to build up one of the top farm systems in the game.It all came together for them at the big league … Continue reading Can the Royals Bounce Back and Contend in 2017?

Royals 2016 POY: Danny Duffy

For the defending World Series champion Kansas City Royals, the 2016 season proved to be one of major disappointment.After three straight winning seasons, including back-to-back American League pennants, manager Ned Yost‘s squad finished exactly at the .500 mark with an 81-81 record. It was good enough for just third place in the AL Central Division.Royals 2016 … Continue reading Royals 2016 POY: Danny Duffy