2024 Home Run Derby field, storylines, and who you should be cheering for

You can learn a lot about a person when you ask them what rules they used when playing home run derby as a kid. But in MLB, the Derby is back again this year — with a new format, again.

Cole Ragans Difficult Road to the Major Leagues

Kansas City Royals pitcher Cole Ragans didn’t have a typical minor league experience. As many minor leaguers have to, Ragans needed Tommy John surgery early on. After months of rehab, strength training and prep work, Ragans go back to the mound. After only a few pitches, he felt something in his elbow and was removed… read more

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Ranking the American Leauge Central’s City Connect Uniforms

As of June 10th, 2024, each American League Central team has released its City Connect uniform, with the Minnesota Twins being the last to unveil theirs. As a self-proclaimed uniform junkie, I was eager to rank each team’s City Connect uniform based on their connection to the city and overall design. Some have been hits,… read more

MLB Awards: Early AL MVP Award Favorites

The 2024 MLB season is heading into June and that means teams are solidifying themselves for the rest of the year. Now only teams, but players alike are finding their groove at this point of the year. In the American League, there are many options for the MVP award, with one players standing out above… read more

2024 MLB Season Outlook: Kansas City Royals Preview, Predictions And Expectations

The Kansas City Royals were one of the worst teams in baseball last season with 106 losses. The front office made great improvements in many ways but there is still a long way to go. 2023 SEASON IN-REVIEW Record: 56-106, 5th in AL Central Postseason: N/A It was another year without a trip to the postseason for the… read more

5 Storylines to Watch in Spring Training

Spring Training is finally underway, meaning fans can rejoice as there will be baseball played practically every day until the end of October. The appeal of Spring Training lies in the storylines and the hopes and perceptions that come along with teams trying to start fresh. With each new year comes a renewed hope that… read more

Bobby Witt Jr. Signs Largest Contract in Royals History

The Kansas City Royals and star shortstop Bobby Witt Jr. have announced they have agreed to an 11-year, $288.7 million extension as first reported by Jeff Passan of ESPN. The present, the future, and the largest contract in franchise history. pic.twitter.com/LpcUGPpzkj — Kansas City Royals (@Royals) February 5, 2024 It’s also been reported that Witt’s… read more

3 Potential Fits for J.D. Martinez

In the new era of the universal designated hitter, more than ever veteran bats can continue to contribute across the league despite age and defensive liabilities. It can extend a career and also give teams more opportunities to focus solely on a bat for the lineup. J.D. Martinez has been one of the most productive… read more

One New Year’s Resolution for Each MLB Team

The new year is finally upon us! 2023 turned out to be a wild year and the MLB season didn’t quite pan out how anyone expected. The offseason is still in full swing with plenty of free agents to sign and trades to make and pitchers and catchers report for spring training in over a… read more

The Royals Are Proving Small Market Teams Can Spend In Free Agency

While the world has been dazzled by the gargantuan deal that Shohei Ohtani signed with the Los Angeles Dodgers (a team that also just traded for Tyler Glasnow and signed an extension) the Kansas City Royals have also been fairly busy this offseason. The team has committed over $100 million to free agents like Seth… read more

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