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Fanpulse: How many games are needed to have a meaningful baseball season? But at what point will baseball simply have to punt on a season? We put it to our Fanpulse readers, and 40 percent said at least 80 games are needed to have a meaningful season, with just under 40 percent saying at least 100 games are needed. 15 percent said at least 120 games were needed, and just 5 percent needed 140 games or more.

"Royals World Series": 1977 vs. 2015 Now that we have gotten one of the divisional rounds out of the way in the "Frank White" League, let's move onto the "George Brett" League, as we have an interesting matchup between two teams that are nearly three decades apart : the 102-win 1977 Royals and the World Series champion 2015 Royals.

Better know a prospect: Woo-Young Jin In 2018, the Royals inked 17-year-old Korean prospect Woo-Young Jin out of Seoul, South Korea. Jin emerged onto the national scene during the 2017 Power Showcase at Marlins Park in Miami when he was 16-years-old. In high school that same year, he topped 95-mph on the mound, played third base, and smacked seven home runs.

The most beloved Royals of all-time - Yost bracket second round The second round of our most beloved Royals bracket continues. We divided the players into four eras - the Herzog bracket, the Howser bracket, the Muser bracket, and the Yost bracket. You can see how the first round of the voting went for the Yost bracket here.

Kansas City Chiefs have 6 players named to All-Decade team The NFL and the Pro Football Hall of Fame have announced the 52 players and two head coaches selected to the 2010s All-Decade Team.

Kansas State Junior David Sloan to transfer The Kansas State mens basketball team is losing another player. Junior David Sloan has put his name in the transfer portal.

The Best and Worst Trade of the Decade for the Kansas City Royals Here is the best and worst trade the Kansas City Royals have made since 2010. James Shields has been negatively involved in a lot of these trade pieces that we've wrote at Baseball Essential over the last couple of weeks. But this time around, it's about how instrumental he was for the Royals from 2013-14.

MLB is considering playing all games in Arizona, but problems abound Major League Baseball is eager to get back on the field after suspending spring training back in March over concerns about the coronavirus pandemic. But with outbreaks all over the country, getting players back on the field could be quite complicated.

Kansas City Royals: Hunter Dozier hopefully mainstay in right field The Kansas City Royals have struggled to find consistency in right field. Could Hunter Dozier become the right fielder of the future? Kansas City Royals fa…

Royals Rumblings - News for April 7, 2020 Royals Rumblings - News for April 7, 2020. Alec Lewis looks at who the Royals could take in the draft this summer. Jeffrey Flanagan ranks the top second basemen in club history. Kevin O'Brien at Royals Reporter wonders what the Royals will do with Salvador Perez when his contract expires.

Looking Back: The 14-game winning streak Eight shutout innings from Tom Gordon and eight runs from the offense later, the Royals had won their 14th game in a row, the second longest streak in franchise history.

How the Royals built their frozen 40-man roster I can't give you perspective on how all the other teams were built, but the Twins have three first-rounders on their current 40-man while the Tigers have two first-round picks and four from the first two rounds on their roster. So this is feeling like a large number of high draft picks populating the Royals 40-man.

The most beloved Royals of all-time - Muser bracket second round Vote for the most beloved Royals players in the second round of the Muser bracket below. Voting will run through Sunday morning. #1 Zack Greinke vs #9 Joakim Soria. Greinke was one of just three pitchers to win a Cy Young Award with the Royals, so no surprise he took 93 percent of the vote against shortstop Rey Sanchez.

Royals Rumblings - News for April 6, 2020 Royals Rumblings - News for April 6, 2020. Dayton Moore is not too worried about drafting without getting a good look at amateurs this spring. Moore talks to Tim Dierkes at MLB Trade Rumors on how to get a job in baseball. Vahe Gregorian catches up with Mike Matheny about what he's been doing with his time.

What will the Royals do with Salvador Perez beyond 2021? With no Major League season in sight anytime soon, it has gotten me to think about various Royals questions roster-wise, especially if no season occurs this year.

Sunday Night Cyber Baseball Stream / Thread Welcome to the first Sunday Night Cyber Baseball where the Kansas City Royals will be facing off against the Toronto Blue Jays. You all voted on this matchup. The last game we simulated was against the Seattle Mariners in which the Royals brought the lumber.

Kansas City Royals: Dairon Blanco wants to 'leave it all on the field' We caught up with Kansas City Royals prospect Dairon Blanco during MLB's shutdown. He made it clear that to get a shot, he's willing to "leave it all…

The all-time Kansas City Royals bracket In 2014, the Royals won the American League pennant, but lost a pulsating World Series in seven games to San Francisco. Save for the mound presence of James Shields, the cast was largely identical to the 2015 team. Cain batted.301 and Shields went 14-8 in 34 starts.

Bull Durham - Does it hold up? We all laughed when Crash teaches Nuke about the interview cliches because we all know that somebody is absolutely doing that for the talented minor leaguers before they get into the spotlight of the big leagues.

Kansas City Royals: Jackson Kowar listed as potential future ace The Kansas City Royals have a slew of young pitchers coming up through the minor leagues, but out of all of them, MLB.com chose Jackson Kowar as the potent…

Weekend Rumblings - News for April 4, 2020 Weekend Rumblings - News for April 4, 2020. Lynn Worthy talks to Royals players and trainers about how to keep physically fit in isolation. Sam Mellinger gives an honest look at whether baseball will be played this summer. Alyson Footer lists Jackson Kowar in her list of potential future aces in the division.

How To Get A Job In Baseball, According To GMs I believe that if those looking to get into baseball have excelled in other arenas they should think about how they have done that and share that in a way that is applicable to baseball as that is usually an attractive approach to those who are deciding to add to their operations teams.

Kansas City Royals: Team preview and prediction for 2020 season As for their pitching staff, it definitely looks a bit like it will be a year-long tryout for who are going to be the top five guys moving forward when the team is back to winning. Brad Keller is a nice young pitcher with some really good stuff, but his strikeout numbers aren't that impressive for a guy who throws as hard as he does.

Royals fans, stop hating Joe Buck already See, I was the Royals Review staff member tasked with writing the recap of that game. Not only did I want the Royals to win, of course, but I most definitely did not want to write about the Royals losing.

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