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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 01-21-2012, 01:48 PM   #361
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I don't really do image sigs, but in honor of these excellent pictures, I updated my sig to another dumb random bash.org entry.
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Old 01-21-2012, 01:50 PM   #362
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I'll start working on it once I get back to my editing computer! Any specific player?
sig of hosmer like the one you have is great!!! i do have a man-crush on Alex (no homo) tho. i did get an autho'd baseball from Frenchy last year, so that was pretty cool!

you do good work, i'm excited to see more.
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Old 01-21-2012, 01:51 PM   #363
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Old 01-21-2012, 01:58 PM   #364
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Old 01-21-2012, 05:46 PM   #365
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Excellent article about Alex Gordon's approach.
That is a fantastic article. I would enjoy more articles like this, no doubt.

This upcoming season is going to be a interesting one....
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Old 01-22-2012, 10:55 AM   #366
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Does everyone want that kind of style? Because I got some others that are pretty cool that have different stlyes.
I figured if everyone on the forum had the same kind of stlye as a signature it would get kinda confusing.
Posting more very soon.
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Old 01-22-2012, 11:01 AM   #367
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Does everyone want that kind of style? Because I got some others that are pretty cool that have different stlyes.
I figured if everyone on the forum had the same kind of stlye as a signature it would get kinda confusing.
Posting more very soon.
Awesome. I might be interested...
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Old 01-22-2012, 11:06 AM   #368
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Does everyone want that kind of style? Because I got some others that are pretty cool that have different stlyes.
I figured if everyone on the forum had the same kind of stlye as a signature it would get kinda confusing.
Posting more very soon.
Post some of the other styles and I'll see.
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That is a fantastic article. I would enjoy more articles like this, no doubt.

This upcoming season is going to be a interesting one....
I'm not big on the mechanics of swinging a bat/throwing a ball (haven't played baseball since the 8th grade), but that was a really good read.

I've been on the Gordon bandwagon since Day 1, even through years 2-4 (and I know I'm not the only one). Hopefully he keeps improving & turning into a very good player.

Sounds like the deal with him is going really slow, but that both sides want to get it done. At least that's what Dutton tweeted a few days ago.
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Old 01-22-2012, 12:04 PM   #374
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the one with hosmer is fantastic!
i'd take one similar to that one, or with alex!

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