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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 12-10-2012, 11:26 PM   #10741
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Old 12-10-2012, 11:30 PM   #10742
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Old 12-10-2012, 11:32 PM   #10743
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Old 12-11-2012, 06:11 AM   #10744
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Well this thread officially has tested positive for HIV. And it appears it's turning into AIDS.

Can we make a motion for Duncan to create the 2013 thread? Will someone please second it?
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Old 12-11-2012, 06:21 AM   #10745
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Well this thread officially has tested positive for HIV. And it appears it's turning into AIDS.

Can we make a motion for Duncan to create the 2013 thread? Will someone please second it?
I second it.
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Old 12-11-2012, 06:33 AM   #10746
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jesus, you can't even get the classic insults right.

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It is "your and idiot" you idiot.
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Old 12-11-2012, 06:55 AM   #10747
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If I were buying a current jersey, it'd be Perez. If I were buying a classic jersey, I'd buy Quisenberry.
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Old 12-11-2012, 07:33 AM   #10748
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Does anybody have any ideas on potential outfielders?

http://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2013-m...-agent-tracker

Everyone is either too expensive or garbage.
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Old 12-11-2012, 07:40 AM   #10749
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Does anybody have any ideas on potential outfielders?

http://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2013-m...-agent-tracker

Everyone is either too expensive or garbage.
I still say slide Cain to RF and let Dyson get a go at CF and bat him 9th.
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Old 12-11-2012, 07:49 AM   #10750
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I still say slide Cain to RF and let Dyson get a go at CF and bat him 9th.
I can stomach him as a 4th OF'r, but as an everyday CF'r? NFW!
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Old 12-11-2012, 07:50 AM   #10751
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Old 12-11-2012, 07:56 AM   #10752
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I can stomach him as a 4th OF'r, but as an everyday CF'r? NFW!
I prefer him in the lineup to Frenchy. He can at least put pressure on the defense a little bit more with his speed. Obviously neither one is the better alternative, but between starting Frenchy or Dyson I'm going with Dyson.
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Old 12-11-2012, 07:59 AM   #10753
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I prefer him in the lineup to Frenchy. He can at least put pressure on the defense a little bit more with his speed. Obviously neither one is the better alternative, but between starting Frenchy or Dyson I'm going with Dyson.
I still agree with this. Frenchy does only one thing well, which is throw the ball. And since he isn't a pitcher or super athletic to get to balls in the outfield, it really isn't that useful a tool when you take into account that is the only tool he has. At least Dyson can run which is beneficial on offense and defense. Tool usage of 2 > 1, Dyson wins!

And I vote for Duncan to start the thread as well. But shouldn't it wait until 2013 or the day before?
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Old 12-11-2012, 08:02 AM   #10754
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I still agree with this. Frenchy does only one thing well, which is throw the ball. And since he isn't a pitcher or super athletic to get to balls in the outfield, it really isn't that useful a tool when you take into account that is the only tool he has. At least Dyson can run which is beneficial on offense and defense. Tool usage of 2 > 1, Dyson wins!

And I vote for Duncan to start the thread as well. But shouldn't it wait until 2013 or the day before?
We are discussing the 2013 Royals so I say Duncan go for it. We need some better mojo around this team anyways.
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Old 12-11-2012, 08:05 AM   #10755
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