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Old 12-31-2011, 02:52 PM  
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2012 Kansas City Royals Repository Thread

2012 Slogan: Our Time

A better, more accurate 2012 Slogan: It is Finally Next Year
(from Great Expectations)

An alternative slogan if you don't like that one: Someone has to win this crappy division
(from alnorth)

With the beginning of a new year, it is time for the 2012 version of the Royals Repository Thread. We've got Hosmer, we've got a 2011-dominating Gordon, we've got Moose, we've got hopefully a killer bullpen, we've got a stereotypical slow slugging DH, we've got easily one of the best defensive shortstops in the AL, we've got a promising catcher in Salvador Perez. Hell, we've got offense and promising prospects galore.

We do not have starting pitching.

Oh yeah, we've also got this:



Get ready for, (as of January 2012 anyway), one of the most confusing puzzles of a baseball season in recent Royals history. Will they suck? Maybe, I don't know. Will we be given a year of 0.500 baseball? Possibly, I don't know. Will they win the division and go to the playoffs for the first time in 27 years? For the first time in a long time, it could happen, I don't know. 92 losses, 92 wins, or anything in between would not surprise a lot of us.

Everything goes here except Gameday threads and really big news. If a giant story breaks, the Royals achieve some awesome milestone, or we sign/lose a highly significant player/coach/mascot/whatever, then it might also deserve its own thread. This being Chiefs Planet, please do not clutter the board with new threads about trivial Royals news or you will only annoy those who come here for just Chiefs football. If you aren't sure and its not a Gameday thread, it goes here.

What sort of stuff often goes here? SPchief explained it well, so I'll just copy that:

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If you locate something of interest.. ANYTHING.. deals on apparel, best ways in/out of the stadium, giveaways, great stories from this season or from seasons gone by, rumors, trades, anything.... feel free to post it here.

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Old 01-01-2012, 01:14 PM   #91
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Old 01-01-2012, 01:23 PM   #92
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That should be the winner of the slogan contest.
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Old 01-01-2012, 01:50 PM   #93
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Royals Baseball: it is finally next year
I like this one.
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Old 01-01-2012, 02:03 PM   #94
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How much would you offer Roy Oswalt?

Which Team Will Sign Roy Oswalt?
I'd actually offer the money to Kuroda first, Oswalt second. Durability trumps potential here for me.

I'm guessing it will cost somewhere in the $12 million range (for one season) for either of them.
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Old 01-01-2012, 03:21 PM   #95
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I'd actually offer the money to Kuroda first, Oswalt second. Durability trumps potential here for me.

I'm guessing it will cost somewhere in the $12 million range (for one season) for either of them.
Minimum wage only. They have concerns and I'm not too keen on signing a guy who has back injuries.....
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Anybody have any idea how much it would cost for a ticket to the All-Star Game?
I too would like the answer to this as well as the HR derby.....
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Old 01-01-2012, 03:42 PM   #99
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Anybody have any idea how much it would cost for a ticket to the All-Star Game?
nothing from the website.
pretty much have to buy season tickets to guarantee a seat.
looks like i'm gonna have to win the lottery.
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Old 01-01-2012, 03:48 PM   #101
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Old 01-01-2012, 03:59 PM   #102
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Old 01-01-2012, 04:12 PM   #104
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as the creator of last years slogan i officially endorse this one.
ok, I like it too.
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That's not a bad price and it would be nice to hear/see the Royals broadcast
The picture quality is great. I loved having it last year (I do it through Apple TV). The only downside is unless you pay more, you can only view the home team's feed, so you can get stuck with crappy broadcasters a lot.
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