Buster Olney writes that there are already 60 Royals working out in Arizona, weeks before camp is scheduled to open, and the feeling around the players is that their time to win in the AL Central is near.
Buster Olney takes a look at the would-be free-agent market for starting pitchers and realizes he's essentially sifting through the infirmary. Everyone who could be a free agent is hurt. So who takes their place?
It's pretty common to build hope for a Royal return to glory, only to have the idea effectively smashed by the end of April. But KC has been aggressive so far this offseason, and the team should be better in 2013.
Buster Olney examines four key forces at play in this year's free-agent and trade markets, including the sticker shock some teams have experienced when looking at top free agents, which has led to a run on early bargain signings.