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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 11-02-2012, 10:02 AM   #8386
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C'mon, those are nerd statistics. Scouts' eyes say he was "squaring up on the ball" much better.
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Old 11-02-2012, 10:04 AM   #8387
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Aren't DM and Pioli the same person? Never seen them in the same place at the same time.
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Old 11-02-2012, 01:21 PM   #8388
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http://www.kansascity.com/2012/11/02...ter-moves.html

The Royals were busy on Friday making several roster moves.

They claimed right-handed pitcher Guillermo Moscoso from the Rockies and catcher Brett Hayes from the Marlins. They also lost right-handed reliever Blake Wood on waivers to the Cleveland Indians.

Kansas City designated three players for assignment: left-handed pitcher Tommy Hottovy, right-hander Jeremy Jeffress and outfielder Jason Bourgeois.

Two pitchers who had been on the 60-day disabled list were reinstated: left-hander Danny Duffy and right-hander Felipe Paulino. The Royals also sent catcher Manny Pina to Class AAA Omaha on outright assignment. Their roster now stands at 40.
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Old 11-02-2012, 01:52 PM   #8389
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http://www.kansascity.com/2012/11/02...ter-moves.html

The Royals were busy on Friday making several roster moves.

They claimed right-handed pitcher Guillermo Moscoso from the Rockies and catcher Brett Hayes from the Marlins. They also lost right-handed reliever Blake Wood on waivers to the Cleveland Indians.

Kansas City designated three players for assignment: left-handed pitcher Tommy Hottovy, right-hander Jeremy Jeffress and outfielder Jason Bourgeois.

Two pitchers who had been on the 60-day disabled list were reinstated: left-hander Danny Duffy and right-hander Felipe Paulino. The Royals also sent catcher Manny Pina to Class AAA Omaha on outright assignment. Their roster now stands at 40.
Maybe Moscoso is a guy that will have much more success once he get's out of CO. Looked like he had good splits away from CO as a reliever.
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Old 11-02-2012, 01:59 PM   #8390
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Maybe Moscoso is a guy that will have much more success once he get's out of CO. Looked like he had good splits away from CO as a reliever.
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Old 11-02-2012, 02:01 PM   #8391
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woah..

That's a big difference.
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Old 11-02-2012, 02:08 PM   #8392
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That's a big difference.
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Old 11-02-2012, 02:24 PM   #8393
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woah..

That's a big difference.
It reminds me of the difference we saw in Gutrie's numbers when looking at the trade. Let's hope this one works out as well as Guthrie did.
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Old 11-02-2012, 02:26 PM   #8394
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Old 11-02-2012, 02:30 PM   #8395
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Old 11-02-2012, 04:13 PM   #8396
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The Angels have only about 6 hours left to trade Dan Haren
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Old 11-02-2012, 06:02 PM   #8397
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looks like hes going to the cubbies
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Old 11-02-2012, 06:06 PM   #8398
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Old 11-02-2012, 06:45 PM   #8399
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We must have been on Haren's no-trade list. Marmol is not difficult at all for us to beat, and if money was an issue, we would have spent it on Haren instead of Santana.
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We must have been on Haren's no-trade list. Marmol is not difficult at all for us to beat, and if money was an issue, we would have spent it on Haren instead of Santana.
Yep . Not surprising though. Lol
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