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StonewallPDS

  • joined Jul 21, 2009
  • last login May 22, 2014
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former Civil War General, bon vivant, and Man of Letters. As far as you know.

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Comparing Myers and Francoeur

Too many saber-weenies have had their knickers in a twist about the Myers trade. It seems that a lot of you think that Myers can outperform our very own Frenchy, and I just don't get it. Let's...

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Luke Hochever: Zen Master

Recently, having been given the bum's rush to the bullpen, Luke Hochever was asked one of the important questions of life: i.e., how does one respond to adversity? His response was a combination...

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Frenchyphobia--the Wikipedia Version

Frenchyphobia "Given its lengthy history and various changes in relative international status, properly qualifying hostility toward Frenchy and his fans with one term is difficult. Frenchyphobia...

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Jason Kendall: Let Us Lift the Ban, But Not a Glass

It seems likely that a certain Mr. Jason Daniel Kendall will haunt Kauffman Stadium no more.  In other words, HWSNBN can now be named, once again.   His season/career ending injury is...

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About Those Walk-Off Celebrations

Am I the only person growing tired of the pandemonium that results from these walk-off wins?     Have the playoffs suddenly arrived whilst I wasn't looking?    Call me a curmudgeon, if you must,...

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Keitzman, This is Stupid Stuff

The optimism Royals' fans have from our team going 4-2 is a sight to behold, or hear, at least.    Listening, for instance,  to Kevin Keitzman's high-pitched rhapsodies yesterday, I was tempted to...

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This Team Might Actually Be Interesting

No, not in a Plaza Parade sort of way.    This team may be interesting simply because it appears, after a very small sample size, to be made up of competitors.  Now, some on this site may poo-poo...

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The Surprise Death March

Here's to hoping that Spring Training ends at some point.  We have grown old together during this Spring Training season.   The world has endured earthquakes, wars and rumors or war.    More close...

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A Modest Proposal: No More Kendall Talk

This year, a year we call 2011, and a  year that the Mayans might have called "Run For Fuckin' Cover!!", I plan to abstain from Jason Kendall, and I think everybody else should too.    There is...

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Breaking: An Exclusive Interview with Jose Guillen's Bank Account

I caught up with Jose Guillen's bank account (JGBA) just a few moments ago, and am able to file the following interview report to Royals' Review Nation: ----------------------------- Me:   How do...

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An Exclusive Interview with Jason Kendell's Bat

I caught up with Jason Kendell's bat ("JKb") the other day, and, although much of what I was told was "off the record", I am able pass along some significant insights to Royals' Review Nation. The...

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LeBron, Bread, Circuses and the Royals

I am not here to judge those who claim to have found the LeBron saga the slightest bit interesting.   I might be tempted to swear them under oath and see if the really truly found the saga...

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Should We Whine About Winning When They Don't Win the Way We Want Them To Win?

Or, to put the question a different way:  should a rational Royals' fan want this particular team to win?

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A Sanctuary for Optimism

Fellow Fans:   If we win the next ten games and everybody else loses a bunch of games, we're going to be right back in the Thick of Things!!   Also, if Gil Meh-che comes back from the DL and...

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Our Gandhi Moment

At the risk of stating the obvious, the Royals are not playing well this year.  At the risk of understatement, the Royals are not much fun to watch. 

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Same As the Old Boss?

10 thoughts on why every Royals' fan may wish to reevaluate his or her man-crush on Ned Yost:

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And the Winner Is... Yostradamus!

It looks like He isn't going to take things lying down:  YOSTRADAMUS QUATRAIN #6-101    THE LAW  AGAINST INEPT CRITICS    LEGIS CANTIO CONTRA INEPTOS CRITICOS       Let he who reads certain...

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Ned Yost Needs a Good Nickname

The headline speaks for itself, but let me explain: Ned Yost is a pretty odd name for someone.   We can all agree that most people of the people named "Ned" that we met growing up were not...

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Trey Hillman Needs to Be Fired!

I am getting so sick of the Royals' actions under Trey Hillman! Trey needs to be fired! And no, just because Zack got his first win yesterday, that shouldn't save him, either.  Yes, the Royals...

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Prescience Is Will's Middle Name...

As we all grow weary of the Hillman Era, please ponder the following: 

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Pitchcounts, 2d Revised (Meche Edition)

In baseball statistics, pitch count is the number of pitches thrown by a pitcher in a game.   None of the normal guidelines in the area apply to a certain pitcher by the name of "Gil Meche".  P...

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OT: Abraham Lincoln's Favorite Poem

Mortality By William Knox Oh! why should the spirit of mortal be proud?Like a swift-fleeting meteor, a fast-flying cloudA flash of the lightning, a break of the waveHe passeth from life to his...

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Ernie Harwell Is Gone

I suspect it is rather odd for those who aren't baseball fans to stumble upon a website like this, and witness the passion that some adults have for baseball.    Most of us have jobs and...

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Waiting For Gordo

Waiting for Gordo (pronounced /ˈɡɒrdoʊ/) is a play by Samuel Beckett, in which two characters, Trey and Dayon, wait for someone named Alex Gordon, aka "Gordo." Gordo's  injuries and bad attitude,...

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Remember the Alamo!

I realize this season already feels like the Battle of Little Bighorn, but it's true:  I'm starting to feel sorry for Trey.  Hey, I know he pulls some boneheaded moves now and then, and he...

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If Greinke Sang Opera...

I believe he might sing something along these lines, with the same heartfelt resignation, about the Bullpen: E lucevan le Bullpen How the stars used to shine there, How sweet the earth smelled,...

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Some Thoughts on Dayton Moore

I have generally resisted the urge to insult Dayton Moore, either on this site or in general.     I don't expect a Purple Heart for this.   I do think, however, it is far too easy, behind the...

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An ee cummings Poem For Royals Fans

  Anyone Lived in a Pretty Cow Town anyone lived in a pretty cow town(with up so floating many baseballs down)spring summer, but not autumn or winterTrey sang his didn't he danced his didWomen...

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WAR/WAR Ratings for Announcers

Advanced statistics can be applied to Royals' announcers too, you know.  I have developed a rating system for announcers which I like to call the announcer's WAR/WAR rating:   i.e., Wild Ass...

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Time For a Sister Yuni Moment?

This fanshot by Royals Retro is chuck full of interesting information, and here is it is in all its glory: "There are still guys on our team that make the same fundamental mistakes as they...

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