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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
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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 07-05-2012, 11:10 PM   #4696
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How much of a kickass outfield would Bautista, Beltran, and Cabrera be right now LOL.

1. SS Escobar
2. CF Beltran
3. LF Cabrera
4. RF Bautista
5. DH Butler
6. 2B Moustakas (he has the range and is athletic enough to play the position)
7. 1B Hosmer
8. 3B Gordon (I believe he played here before, no reason he can't do it again to open up the OF for other, better bats)
9. C Perez


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Old 07-06-2012, 09:38 AM   #4697
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Old 07-06-2012, 09:42 AM   #4698
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How much of a kickass outfield would Bautista, Beltran, and Cabrera be right now LOL.

1. SS Escobar
2. CF Beltran
3. LF Cabrera
4. RF Bautista
5. DH Butler
6. 2B Moustakas (he has the range and is athletic enough to play the position)
7. 1B Hosmer
8. 3B Gordon (I believe he played here before, no reason he can't do it again to open up the OF for other, better bats)
9. C Perez


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nah ... you don't move them around like that imo

Gordon,Beltran,Bautista
Gordon,escobar,XXXXX,Hosmer
Perez

need a 2nd baseman and then dump everything else into pitching

of course the Royals would also have to spring for a spy camera in the stands for Bautista so he can keep hitting.
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Old 07-06-2012, 09:43 AM   #4699
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Old 07-06-2012, 09:52 AM   #4700
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Gee, I wonder why...

**** you, Ron Washington.
It might also have something to do with them having the best team in baseball.
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Old 07-06-2012, 09:53 AM   #4701
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I see a Jonathan Broxton for Jeff Suppan type trade on our horizon...
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Old 07-06-2012, 09:55 AM   #4702
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Old 07-06-2012, 10:09 AM   #4703
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Nah, it will be for someone like Kyle Davies or James McDonald... a former top prospect who has struggled and fallen back down the rankings list.

C prospect with lottery ticket upside.

In other news... did anyone catch Danny Parkins interviewing David Glass this morning? Apparently, he asked Glass if he was selling the team (Glass said no, emphatically ). His follow up was what Glass thought about fans that wanted him to sell.

Glass walked out of the interview at that point...
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Old 07-06-2012, 10:17 AM   #4704
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It might also have something to do with them having the best team in baseball.
You know, if the ASG were a home game for Washington, I wouldn't have a problem.

The stupid **** should realize the score and where its being played this yr.
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Old 07-06-2012, 10:20 AM   #4706
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Nah, it will be for someone like Kyle Davies or James McDonald... a former top prospect who has struggled and fallen back down the rankings list.

C prospect with lottery ticket upside.

In other news... did anyone catch Danny Parkins interviewing David Glass this morning? Apparently, he asked Glass if he was selling the team (Glass said no, emphatically ). His follow up was what Glass thought about fans that wanted him to sell.

Glass walked out of the interview at that point...
like I said he's probably making 15-20% interest a year on his initial investment and at least a couple hundred million profit waiting for him when he's ready to sell. Possibly a whole lot more if the team improves like it should and the next TV deal increases like every other teams has been increasing.
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Nah, it will be for someone like Kyle Davies or James McDonald... a former top prospect who has struggled and fallen back down the rankings list.

C prospect with lottery ticket upside.

In other news... did anyone catch Danny Parkins interviewing David Glass this morning? Apparently, he asked Glass if he was selling the team (Glass said no, emphatically ). His follow up was what Glass thought about fans that wanted him to sell.

Glass walked out of the interview at that point...
Nice. Glad some media are not afraid to confront him and ask him the hard questions.

Glass sounds like a complete out of touch D-Bag for just walking away though.
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Glass was a dipshit...made for an awkward moment. He also said it's stupid to sell this team.

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Old 07-06-2012, 10:53 AM   #4709
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Can't say I blame Glass for walking away. I would do the same damn thing if somebody was badgering me about my finances on the air and trying to get me to sell my business.
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Nah, it will be for someone like Kyle Davies or James McDonald... a former top prospect who has struggled and fallen back down the rankings list.

C prospect with lottery ticket upside.

In other news... did anyone catch Danny Parkins interviewing David Glass this morning? Apparently, he asked Glass if he was selling the team (Glass said no, emphatically ). His follow up was what Glass thought about fans that wanted him to sell.

Glass walked out of the interview at that point...
Good. To incite change, he'll have to be made to feel as uncomfortable as possible. It's our only hope.

Yesterday, Kietzman was floating the idea of flying a banner over the K, telling Glass to sell the team.
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