Monday, April 14, 2014
There was reason to hope in this five seasons, but fans just ended up moping.
Dissecting the disastrous May that hurt the Royals chances of making the playoffs in 2013.
The Star asked Baseball Prospectus to crunch the numbers if each Royal, from top to bottom, had the the best seasons of his career. Would it be enough to make the playoffs? The answer is yes and then some.
Jason Kander is Missouris Secretary of State and a native of Kansas City says this years Royals team is for real.
General manager Dayton Moore was involved in the Royals acquiring every player on the current roster except Billy Butler and Alex Gordon, who were in the organization when Moore took the job in 2006.
Key questions for each AL Central team and for the key teams in each of baseball's other five divisions.