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daveyork

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Royals minor league POY (at midterm)

Burlington and Wilmington are at their All Star break so I am interested to hear what RR thinks about Royals minor league player of the year.  We haven't had a minor league report card for a...

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What does a team look for in promoting prospects?

With the news of the Reds promoting several players, what do teams look for when they are promoting players so early in the season?  Is it dominating the league?  Age?  Other prospects pushing...

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Hitting is an Organizational Problem

I enjoy following all aspects of the Royals organization from KC down to Arizona Rookie League.  Tracking the minor leaguers' progress is one of the fun parts of looking at the box score each...

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Soria and Nunez - Is the Bullpen a Strength?

I am probably overdoing it for so early in the season as many fans do.  But I look for the KC bullpen to be a strength of the team in 2008.  After listening to Soria and Nunez dominant these...

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Who will RR choose as a favorite to

heckle, ride, complain about and generally bitch and bemoan for the 2008 season?  I'd like to have a name for this awe inspiring award but have yet to come up with one.  Without the Devil, Buddy,...

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Roster Moves in the last week

It is that time of year when the roster moves will be made - players sent down, released, DFA or traded.  KC always seems to come up with a guy on opening day roster that hasn't been with the team...

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What do you expect from Nomo's pitching?

I am intrigued by Hideo Nomo's pitching today.  Does he have anything left in the tank?  What would KC do with him if he has a descent ST?  When he was first signed, I knew it was more for...

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Peralta and the bullpen situation

How great is it to read stories about what is happening on the field than off?  Bob Dutton's article on Joel Peralta was good.http://www.kansascity.com/sports/royals/story/505439.htmlI am thinking...

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Gathright article in the Star

KC Star has interesting article on Joey Gathrighthttp://www.kansascity.com/sports/royals/story/499086.htmlFor me, it is more condemnation of Buddy Bell for not giving Joey the green light.  As...

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Christmas shopping list

Without having much of my shopping list done for Christmas, I am posting a new diary.  At least I have my priorities right!  I have a feeling that the Royals aren't done filling out the 25 man...

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The Mitchell Report

Well, since I posted the Nutty Buddy story, thought I would follow up with the Mitchell Report.  Why do I get the feeling this will be a whole lot of nothing?  When guys like David Segui say they...

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The Nutty Buddy

I just found this story and thought it was funny.  Former Royals Mark Littell has developed a new protective cup called the "Nutty Buddy."  If you want more information, www.nuttybuddy.com.  Any...

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AL dominance over the NL

I am listening to the Herd on ESPN and he discussing the dominance of AL over NL.  With the trade of Willis and Cabrera to the Tigers, AL has two more young all star caliber players.  With...

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Arbitration Eligible Royals

In building the roster, how much does Dayton Moore consider arbitration players?  Signing several high priced FA could mean a few of these guys will be moved or nontendered.  Players currently...

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Dusty Hughes - AFL Pitcher of the Year

Another Royals farm hand with rising prospect status is Dusty Hughes.  What would the Royals do with a left hander who throws first pitch strikes and can get lefties out?  Not the hardest thrower...

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Blake Wood - Prospect Status from Hawaii Winter League

Blake Wood had a terrific winter in Hawaii and gained some attention as a prospect.  He was ranked 7th ranked prospect in BP and 11th by BA.  He finished 2nd in league in Ks.  Here is a quote...

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Sanity in FA market - what is going on here?

Has anyone else been surprised with the amount of smart decisions (Jason LaRue signing aside) in the free agent market?  Schilling and Lowell stay in Boston.  Rivera, ARod and Posada stay in NY....

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MLB revenues in 2007

Was anyone surprised by the ESPN story that Bud Selig announced MLB revenues were over $6 Billion for 2007http://sports.espn.go.com/mlb/news/story?id=3112210There are some owners making serious...

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Has anyone noticed Mike Aviles' winter stats?

Just scrolling through the winter league stats and noticed Mike Aviles is hitting .365 with 1070 OPS in Venezuela Winter League.  What is it about him that can't get him a utility job in 2008 with...

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Leo Nunez in a bullpen role for 2008

Watching Juan Cruz in the D-Backs/Rockies game made me think of Leo Nunez.  Skinny, hard thrower who can pitch in several roles. Nunez could pitch the 7th/8th inning or go a couple of strong...

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Renovations to the K

What does RR think about the renovations to the K?  I have only seen articles in KC Star but I can only think it will help the Royals and the fans have a better ball park experience.  Will the...

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What will the market be?

Some of RR's favorite Royals will be on the 2008 market.  What will the market bear for  Mike Sweeney - remember a few years ago when KC was looking at 2 top prospects for the Captain?  Odalis...

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Hope from the Cubs, Rockies and D-Backs

Even though they are NL teams, the teams mentioned above were awful not that many years ago.  I think the Rockies had the 3rd pick in draft after KC picked Alex Gordon.  Justin Upton was a #1...

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Topics for the offseason

While the season is winding down, how about some ideas of topics for the offseason?  Here are a couple to lead off and in typical KC fashion, I will not take any pitches.  Saw this on another...

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Prospect update in Appy and Pioneer League

Following BA's top 20 prospect list, the Royals had no top 20 prospects in the Appy League and only 1 in the Pioneer League.  Adrian Ortiz was the #19 ranked prospect as a good speed, no power, no...

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Mark Teahen in 2008?

An interesting note on Teahen from the KC Starhttp://www.kansascity.com/sports/royals/story/291057.htmlWhile Teahen's power decrease is alarming, so are his strikeout totals. 125 Ks in 531 ABs is...

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The value of Joey Gathright

After last night's performance, I am seriously wondering about the value of Joey Gathright.  All I hear is speed yet he is only 9 of 18 in SB attempts.  I would also think that his speed would...

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BA ranking of Arizona League Royals

For those of you with a long term view of the Royals system, KC had 3 pitchers who were ranked in the AZ Rookie League top 20 prospects.  Daniel Duffy LHP was 4th, Matt Mitchell was #13 and Sam...

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Brandon Jones called up to Braves

You might read this name and think so what.  Who the heck is Brandon Jones?  Jones is one of the best prospects (4th in BA) for the Braves but he was a 6th round pick for the Royals in 2002....

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Role of John Bale in bullpen

Seems to me a trend in the past few weeks has been to pitch John Bale as much as possible and ignore Jimmy Gobble.  Bale has had several outings with lots of Ks but does have the habit of allowing...

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