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RoyalTreatment

  • joined Apr 04, 2012
  • last login Jul 13, 2014
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ZIPS 2012 and 2013: What to expect of the Royals?

Pitchers and catchers reporting means I am really wanting baseball season to start, so I pulled up the 2012 ZIPS projections and compared them to actual performance and the coming year projection...

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Billy Butler's Home Runs Part 2: Other Sluggers

To follow up on the idea of Billy Butler hitting home runs in bunches, I will look at all 29+ home run hitters in 2012. Yes, I cherry picked to get Billy in there, but I already had the data and...

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Billy Butler's Home Runs

More than once this year I have heard references to Billy Butler hitting home runs in "bunches". This tested my patience, but now that the season is over I thought I might look at the data and see...

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Royals Don't Like Southpaws

The Royals have seemed to struggle more offensively against lefties this year, so I wanted to see it that was really the case.

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Long Plate Appearances

A couple of times on the Royals broadcast this year I have heard something to the effect that Jeff Francoeur does better on long plate appearances because he gets to see the ball. I'm not sure...

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Alcides Escobar's Bat

.300/.340/.413 That is Alcides Escobar's line through 161 plate appearances. According to this we now have an adequate sample to start discussing swing rate, contact rate, strikeout rate, line...

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What does 3 wins in the first 12 mean?

Looking at the last couple of years I looked for teams 4 and 8 or worse through 12 games to see what the outcomes were at the end of the season. Way too many people think the Royals are terrible...

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Danny Duffy start 1 to start 2

The first start of the year for Duffy was really nice, but playing Oakland's lackluster lineup in their pitcher friendly ballpark seemed like it might have something to do with his success. Last...

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The land of Hoz

The Royals have focused on locking up all of their key players by buying out a year or two of free agency, and it has lead to one question: Can we get a deal done with Eric Hosmer? The biggest...

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Young Power - Eric Hosmer

Prior to the season my guess for Eric Hosmer home runs in 2012 would have been 25 to 30. I don't want to look at one series too much, but his two home runs in the opening series make me think the...

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AHHHHHH Breakout!

Last years’ performance by Alex Gordon was in some ways shocking and in others completely expected. Gordon was a stud in college, the minor league player of the year, and then quickly became...

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