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  1. All-time draft rosters: AL Central

    Rob Neyer

    Let's move on to the AL Central as we look back at the all-time draft rosters. Remember, these are the best players drafted and signed by the team, even if they didn't necessarily contribute to that franchise. Other divisions: AL East Chicago W...

    Blog | May 31, 2012
  2. Will Royals' many phenoms bring me back?

    Rob Neyer

    This is a good time to be a Royals fan. Well, a patient Royals fan, anyway. The Royals might lose 100 games this year. Might lose 105. Fans who don't believe in crystal balls might not suffer 100 losses gladly. Me, though? I'm patient. I just d...

    Blog | January 26, 2011
  3. Royals' mission delayed, not canceled

    Rob Neyer

    Following the reaction yesterday to the Zack Greinke trade, the questions seemed to revolve mostly around the Kansas City Royals' inability to get more for Greinke. Look, it would be fantastic if Kansas City could have gotten (the 2010 equivalent ...

    Blog | December 20, 2010
  4. Royals' Soria happy to be aboard

    Rob Neyer

    Hey, at least somebody still to wants to pitch for Kansas City. Bob Dutton on the Royals' Pitcher of the Year: "I'm still young," Soria said, "and I think I'm a piece of what they want to do with this team. I think it's a good idea to rebuild the t...

    Blog | November 04, 2010
  5. Royals return to national glory

    Rob Neyer

    Mark your calendars, sports fans: on the 4th of July, the Royals will be featured on Sunday Night Baseball!'s Daniel Rathman: The last time the Kansas City Royals were featured on ESPN's Sunday Night Baseball, President Bill Clinton was in...

    Blog | January 27, 2010
  6. Greinke's Cy Young hopes fade

    Rob Neyer

    From 1990 through 1997, 43 pitchers threw at least 1,200 innings in the majors. Nearly all of them were good, for the simple reason that pitchers who aren't good generally aren't allowed to throw 1,200 innings over the course of eight seasons...

    Blog | July 30, 2009
  7. Platooning for fun and (non-)profit!

    Rob Neyer

    A man. A plan. A platoon. Tom Gage: The Tigers will platoon Magglio Ordonez in right field from now on. Manager Jim Leyland said before Wednesday night's game against the Kansas City Royals that Clete Thomas -- newly recalled from Toledo -- ...

    Blog | July 09, 2009
  8. MLB Draft -- Stephen Strasburg stands alone, even compared to pas...

    Keith Law

    Stephen Strasburg's numbers show he is in a league of his own, even compared to past top pitching prospects who did not pan out.

    Story | Conversation | June 08, 2009
  9. Battle of the Budgets

    Our four baseball experts -- Steve Phillips, Buster Olney, Jayson Stark and Rob Neyer -- begin drafting their cost-conscious 25-man rosters.

    Story | Conversation | January 27, 2009
  10. Greinke still trying to find groove

    Rob Neyer

    Zack Greinke was supposed to be the next Greg Maddux, but he's a long way off.

    Story | Conversation | September 16, 2005
  11. Pass the turkey and crackerjack

    Rob Neyer

    Reasons to appreciate being a fan of the national pastime? Ichiro, Maddux, Red Sox ... the list is long.

    Story | Conversation | November 24, 2004
  12. Greinke is the goods

    Rob Neyer

    In just three starts, Royals rookie right-hander Zack Greinke has shown that he's a star in the making.

    Story | Conversation | June 03, 2004
  13. Royals will face uphill climb in '04

    Rob Neyer

    The Royals had a surprisingly good season in 2003. Much will have to fall in place for even better results in '04.

    Story | Conversation | November 03, 2003
  14. Disciplined Baird focused on improving Royals

    Rob Neyer

    From having players develop better plate discipline to also developing better young pitchers, GM Allard Baird has a clear focus on how to improve the Royals.

    Story | Conversation | March 13, 2003