Fans are confident the Kansas City Royals will repeat as World Series champions in 2016, according to The Star’s latest Monday Poll.
But at least Royals supporters aren’t cocky, as 250 responses to the unscientific poll show.
Oh, and it’s extremely clear readers really liked the new contracts for two of the club’s top leaders, too.
1) Let’s get right to it: The Royals will repeat as World Series champs in 2016.
2) Plenty of experts picking against the Royals this year are right: Their statistical models show problems are ahead for the team and that trumps all the talk about the players' great chemistry and their love for the game.
Agree strongly 3%
Disagree strongly 40%
3) The recently announced contract extensions for Manager Ned Yost and General Manager Dayton Moore were well deserved. No more #yosted!
Agree strongly 74%
Disagree strongly 0%
4) At Kauffman Stadium, the new netting installed to protect people seated near the dugouts will prove to be unpopular with a number of fans.
Agree strongly 16%
Disagree strongly 11%