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Old 12-31-2011, 03:52 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 12-04-2012, 11:19 PM   #9226
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I could definitely live with it.
Santana/Guthrie/McCarthy/Chen/Smith
By the middle of the year you should have Odorizzi/Duffy/Paulino as backup options.
By the end of the year you are looking at Lamb and hopefully Monty/Dwyer pulling their heads out of their asses.


Same.
Any reason Odorizzi won't start the season with the big club? I honestly don't know.
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Old 12-04-2012, 11:38 PM   #9227
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Any reason Odorizzi won't start the season with the big club? I honestly don't know.
A little more time in Omaha wouldn't kill him. It would give him a chance to complete some development. His command and off-speed offerings could still use a little refinement.
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Old 12-04-2012, 11:53 PM   #9228
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A little more time in Omaha wouldn't kill him. It would give him a chance to complete some development. His command and off-speed offerings could still use a little refinement.
Nice, thanks. I didn't watch much toward the end of the season when he was called up.
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Old 12-05-2012, 07:17 AM   #9229
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This might be our 3rd pitcher (McCarthy). If the doctors clear him, I'd be happy with signing this guy, keeping Myers, tossing out Frenchy, and going to war against the Tigers with that team.
With the price that teams are demanding for the pitching available ... This could be our best option. McCarthy when healthy has looked really good. A healthy McCarthy would be the best pitcher on the team.
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Old 12-05-2012, 07:46 AM   #9230
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If you can get McCarthy on a 1 year why not McCarthy and Marcum? Especially if both are on 1-2 year deals.
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Old 12-05-2012, 08:07 AM   #9231
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If you can get McCarthy on a 1 year why not McCarthy and Marcum? Especially if both are on 1-2 year deals.
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Old 12-05-2012, 08:11 AM   #9232
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If you can get McCarthy on a 1 year why not McCarthy and Marcum? Especially if both are on 1-2 year deals.
Because we need to leave room for the shitty pitchers like Hoch and Chen.
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Old 12-05-2012, 08:35 AM   #9233
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If you can get McCarthy on a 1 year why not McCarthy and Marcum? Especially if both are on 1-2 year deals.
Budget and the "soft cap" would be my guess.

McCarthy is probably more amenable to a one-year deal than Marcum, as he is in the "prove my value" mode more than Marcum.

I'm a fan of McCarthy. He's a bit of a health risk, but no more so than Marcum. He apparently loves KC. And for him, this is a big ballpark with a good defense, where he should be able to put up good numbers. And he's younger than Marcum (only 29).

I think the chances of signing Marcum were drastically reduced when they agreed to the three-year deal with Guthrie. It's unlikely he's going to go anywhere for less than 2-3 years, and the Royals probably (and rightfully?) see a lot of risk in tying up money and years in a guy who is injured so often.
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Old 12-05-2012, 09:49 AM   #9234
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Jon Heyman tweets this morning that the Royals are looking at Marcum. Mentions he is a KC product.
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Old 12-05-2012, 09:54 AM   #9235
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Old 12-05-2012, 10:01 AM   #9236
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Marcum, as I mentioned earlier, was born and raised in KC. I'm not going to say he would come at a discount to KC so much as he might not require as much of a premium to come play here.
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Old 12-05-2012, 10:11 AM   #9237
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Marcum, as I mentioned earlier, was born and raised in KC. I'm not going to say he would come at a discount to KC so much as he might not require as much of a premium to come play here.
Yup. Excelsior Springs. His wife still taught at Excelsior Springs High School in the early years of Marcum's career, even while he was in the majors. So she might welcome a move back to her home too.
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Old 12-05-2012, 10:24 AM   #9238
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I like McCarthy a little more then Marcum, but Marcum wouldn't cost us anything in a trade.
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This might be the first time we don't care about the rule v draft (except wondering who we lose) in a while. The Royals will not be able to make a pick tomorrow unless they drop someone from the 40-man roster tonight.
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Old 12-05-2012, 10:28 AM   #9240
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I like McCarthy a little more then Marcum, but Marcum wouldn't cost us anything in a trade.
McCarthy's a FA too
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