Home Mail MemberMap Chat (0) Wallpapers
Go Back   ChiefsPlanet > The Lounge

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 12-31-2011, 03:52 PM  
alnorth alnorth is offline
.
 
alnorth's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Iowania
Casino cash: $47372847
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:

Quote:
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.

Last edited by alnorth; 06-23-2012 at 11:54 PM..
Posts: 28,267
alnorth has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.alnorth has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.alnorth has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.alnorth has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.alnorth has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.alnorth has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.alnorth has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.alnorth has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.alnorth has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.alnorth has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.alnorth has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.
  Reply With Quote
Old 11-28-2012, 07:58 PM   #8656
CaliforniaChief CaliforniaChief is offline
2014 American League Champions
 
CaliforniaChief's Avatar
 

Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: So Cal
Casino cash: $10004286
Let me say this...obviously both our owners have proven to be VERY flawed.

But at least when uproar came out about the soft ceiling and the heat came, Glass responded. And at least now when it's clear that GMDM's golden boy (Hoch) isn't so golden, he's willing to cut his losses and say goodbye so that he can replace him with better talent.

It's not much, but it's better than what we've gotten from the other side of the parking lot so far.
Posts: 13,329
CaliforniaChief has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.CaliforniaChief has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.CaliforniaChief has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.CaliforniaChief has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.CaliforniaChief has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.CaliforniaChief has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.CaliforniaChief has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.CaliforniaChief has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.CaliforniaChief has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.CaliforniaChief has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.CaliforniaChief has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.
  Reply With Quote
Old 11-28-2012, 07:59 PM   #8657
La literatura La literatura is offline
MVP
 
La literatura's Avatar
 

Join Date: Nov 2011
Casino cash: $5000
Quote:
Originally Posted by DJ's left nut View Post
What in the name of !@#$ makes you think you'll get a B+ prospect for those 2 guys?

If you get mere salary relief, take it and run. You will get absolutely nothing for Hochevar and Chen, not even a D- prospect. You might get an A ball catcher with a nice arm that can't hit a breaking ball that you could possibly convert to a relief pitcher or something.

A B+ prospect would be someone like Giovatella. No, you're not getting anyone that has even a 10% chance at seeing a major league roster for that collection of overpaid trash.
In case there are any fans or front office staff from other teams looking through this thread, I just want to say that Hochevar has a lot of promise and Chen is a reliable #1 for a couple more years.
Posts: 7,171
La literatura is blessed with 50/50 Hindsight.La literatura is blessed with 50/50 Hindsight.La literatura is blessed with 50/50 Hindsight.La literatura is blessed with 50/50 Hindsight.La literatura is blessed with 50/50 Hindsight.La literatura is blessed with 50/50 Hindsight.La literatura is blessed with 50/50 Hindsight.La literatura is blessed with 50/50 Hindsight.La literatura is blessed with 50/50 Hindsight.La literatura is blessed with 50/50 Hindsight.La literatura is blessed with 50/50 Hindsight.
  Reply With Quote
Old 11-28-2012, 08:00 PM   #8658
DeezNutz DeezNutz is offline
PermaBanned
 
DeezNutz's Avatar
 

Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Jouissance
Casino cash: $8710
Quote:
Originally Posted by CaliforniaChief View Post
Let me say this...obviously both our owners have proven to be VERY flawed.

But at least when uproar came out about the soft ceiling and the heat came, Glass responded. And at least now when it's clear that GMDM's golden boy (Hoch) isn't so golden, he's willing to cut his losses and say goodbye so that he can replace him with better talent.

It's not much, but it's better than what we've gotten from the other side of the parking lot so far.
Did I miss something? How did Glass respond? To raise the soft cap to 76?
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by badgirl View Post
If you met me in person and didn't know who I was you would never guess it was me.
Posts: 47,038
DeezNutz is obviously part of the inner Circle.DeezNutz is obviously part of the inner Circle.DeezNutz is obviously part of the inner Circle.DeezNutz is obviously part of the inner Circle.DeezNutz is obviously part of the inner Circle.DeezNutz is obviously part of the inner Circle.DeezNutz is obviously part of the inner Circle.DeezNutz is obviously part of the inner Circle.DeezNutz is obviously part of the inner Circle.DeezNutz is obviously part of the inner Circle.DeezNutz is obviously part of the inner Circle.
  Reply With Quote
Old 11-28-2012, 08:02 PM   #8659
CaliforniaChief CaliforniaChief is offline
2014 American League Champions
 
CaliforniaChief's Avatar
 

Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: So Cal
Casino cash: $10004286
Quote:
Originally Posted by DeezNutz View Post
Did I miss something? How did Glass respond? To raise the soft cap to 76?
No, he completely lied about the profit that he's gotten. But at least he demonstrated that he heard the criticism.
Posts: 13,329
CaliforniaChief has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.CaliforniaChief has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.CaliforniaChief has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.CaliforniaChief has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.CaliforniaChief has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.CaliforniaChief has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.CaliforniaChief has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.CaliforniaChief has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.CaliforniaChief has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.CaliforniaChief has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.CaliforniaChief has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.
  Reply With Quote
Old 11-28-2012, 08:05 PM   #8660
DeezNutz DeezNutz is offline
PermaBanned
 
DeezNutz's Avatar
 

Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Jouissance
Casino cash: $8710
Quote:
Originally Posted by CaliforniaChief View Post
No, he completely lied about the profit that he's gotten. But at least he demonstrated that he heard the criticism.
lol. Sweet. I guess.
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by badgirl View Post
If you met me in person and didn't know who I was you would never guess it was me.
Posts: 47,038
DeezNutz is obviously part of the inner Circle.DeezNutz is obviously part of the inner Circle.DeezNutz is obviously part of the inner Circle.DeezNutz is obviously part of the inner Circle.DeezNutz is obviously part of the inner Circle.DeezNutz is obviously part of the inner Circle.DeezNutz is obviously part of the inner Circle.DeezNutz is obviously part of the inner Circle.DeezNutz is obviously part of the inner Circle.DeezNutz is obviously part of the inner Circle.DeezNutz is obviously part of the inner Circle.
  Reply With Quote
Old 11-28-2012, 08:06 PM   #8661
JASONSAUTO JASONSAUTO is offline
Thigpen for HOF
 

Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: mid missouri
Casino cash: $18540
Quote:
Originally Posted by DeezNutz View Post
. We could probably get Hoch to flip over if that's what the trade partner wanted.
Is Cassel trading for him?
Posted via Mobile Device
Posts: 30,194
JASONSAUTO is obviously part of the inner Circle.JASONSAUTO is obviously part of the inner Circle.JASONSAUTO is obviously part of the inner Circle.JASONSAUTO is obviously part of the inner Circle.JASONSAUTO is obviously part of the inner Circle.JASONSAUTO is obviously part of the inner Circle.JASONSAUTO is obviously part of the inner Circle.JASONSAUTO is obviously part of the inner Circle.JASONSAUTO is obviously part of the inner Circle.JASONSAUTO is obviously part of the inner Circle.JASONSAUTO is obviously part of the inner Circle.
  Reply With Quote
Old 11-28-2012, 08:08 PM   #8662
tk13 tk13 is offline
...
 
tk13's Avatar
 

Join Date: Nov 2001
Casino cash: $18900
Glass probably didn't respond to anything. This is the same thing I said yesterday after the article. DM just doesn't tip his hand at all. Honestly, he just flat out plays the "poor us" card all the time regardless of what he's really doing. A few weeks ago Hochevar was in the rotation next year, now he's being shopped. Just like there'll be a "soft cap" of $70 million, until they can make a trade or find a FA that wants to come to KC.

It's just like a few years ago when DM played the poor us card after Meche and Guillen, etc... yet still went after guys like Torii Hunter, Orlando Hudson, Kuroda, etc. even though those guys would've pushed the payroll to 80-90 million. Problem is people in KC eat every press conference interview soundbite up like it's the gospel.
Posts: 37,448
tk13 's phone was tapped by Scott Pioli.tk13 's phone was tapped by Scott Pioli.tk13 's phone was tapped by Scott Pioli.tk13 's phone was tapped by Scott Pioli.tk13 's phone was tapped by Scott Pioli.tk13 's phone was tapped by Scott Pioli.tk13 's phone was tapped by Scott Pioli.tk13 's phone was tapped by Scott Pioli.tk13 's phone was tapped by Scott Pioli.tk13 's phone was tapped by Scott Pioli.tk13 's phone was tapped by Scott Pioli.
  Reply With Quote
Old 11-28-2012, 08:08 PM
tk13
This message has been deleted by tk13.
Old 11-28-2012, 08:10 PM   #8663
DeezNutz DeezNutz is offline
PermaBanned
 
DeezNutz's Avatar
 

Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Jouissance
Casino cash: $8710
Quote:
Originally Posted by JASONSAUTO View Post
Is Cassel trading for him?
Posted via Mobile Device
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by badgirl View Post
If you met me in person and didn't know who I was you would never guess it was me.
Posts: 47,038
DeezNutz is obviously part of the inner Circle.DeezNutz is obviously part of the inner Circle.DeezNutz is obviously part of the inner Circle.DeezNutz is obviously part of the inner Circle.DeezNutz is obviously part of the inner Circle.DeezNutz is obviously part of the inner Circle.DeezNutz is obviously part of the inner Circle.DeezNutz is obviously part of the inner Circle.DeezNutz is obviously part of the inner Circle.DeezNutz is obviously part of the inner Circle.DeezNutz is obviously part of the inner Circle.
  Reply With Quote
Old 11-28-2012, 08:18 PM   #8664
alnorth alnorth is offline
.
 
alnorth's Avatar
 

Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Iowania
Casino cash: $47372847
Quote:
Originally Posted by Literature View Post
In case there are any fans or front office staff from other teams looking through this thread, I just want to say that Hochevar has a lot of promise and Chen is a reliable #1 for a couple more years.
Hoch just needs a change of scenery, there's talent there, you can just see it! Oh, and old man Chen, wily vet, he can win you some games. So tell me, who you sending over, we don't need much...

(seriously, there's got to be a dumbass GM out there somewhere, we've proven you don't need a lot of brains to be put in charge of a ballclub)
__________________
<ptp> how many emo kids does it take to change a lightbulb?
<Willy> HOW MANY?!
<ptp> none they just sit in the dark and cry
Posts: 28,267
alnorth has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.alnorth has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.alnorth has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.alnorth has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.alnorth has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.alnorth has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.alnorth has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.alnorth has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.alnorth has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.alnorth has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.alnorth has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.
  Reply With Quote
Old 11-28-2012, 08:19 PM   #8665
CaliforniaChief CaliforniaChief is offline
2014 American League Champions
 
CaliforniaChief's Avatar
 

Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: So Cal
Casino cash: $10004286
Quote:
Originally Posted by alnorth View Post
Hoch just needs a change of scenery, there's talent there, you can just see it! Oh, and old man Chen, wily vet, he can win you some games. So tell me, who you sending over, we don't need much...

(seriously, there's got to be a dumbass GM out there somewhere, we've proven you don't need a lot of brains to be put in charge of a ballclub)
Hey, the Pirates traded for Mazzaro today. There's always that.
Posts: 13,329
CaliforniaChief has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.CaliforniaChief has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.CaliforniaChief has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.CaliforniaChief has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.CaliforniaChief has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.CaliforniaChief has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.CaliforniaChief has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.CaliforniaChief has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.CaliforniaChief has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.CaliforniaChief has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.CaliforniaChief has enough rep power to blowy ou to bits.
  Reply With Quote
Old 11-28-2012, 08:21 PM   #8666
alnorth alnorth is offline
.
 
alnorth's Avatar
 

Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Iowania
Casino cash: $47372847
Quote:
Originally Posted by CaliforniaChief View Post
Hey, the Pirates traded for Mazzaro today. There's always that.
I couldn't believe that. I assume Robinson was the highlight of the trade, but still, we got 1 halfway-decent prospect out of that. (the other prospect is probably garbage)
__________________
<ptp> how many emo kids does it take to change a lightbulb?
<Willy> HOW MANY?!
<ptp> none they just sit in the dark and cry
Posts: 28,267
alnorth has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.alnorth has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.alnorth has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.alnorth has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.alnorth has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.alnorth has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.alnorth has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.alnorth has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.alnorth has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.alnorth has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.alnorth has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.
  Reply With Quote
Old 11-28-2012, 09:54 PM   #8667
CHENZ A! CHENZ A! is offline
pimping hoes + clocking a grip
 
CHENZ A!'s Avatar
 

Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: KCMO
Casino cash: $6786
Trade Hochevar's dumb ass to the Angels and get BERT CALLASPO back!! Hell, Hochevar's better than O'Sullivan, so the Angels still profit.

__________________
2014 adopt a Chief: KC Wolf
2014 adopt a Ann: Ann Perkins

Posts: 6,151
CHENZ A! 's adopt a chief was Sabby PiscitelliCHENZ A! 's adopt a chief was Sabby PiscitelliCHENZ A! 's adopt a chief was Sabby PiscitelliCHENZ A! 's adopt a chief was Sabby PiscitelliCHENZ A! 's adopt a chief was Sabby PiscitelliCHENZ A! 's adopt a chief was Sabby PiscitelliCHENZ A! 's adopt a chief was Sabby PiscitelliCHENZ A! 's adopt a chief was Sabby PiscitelliCHENZ A! 's adopt a chief was Sabby PiscitelliCHENZ A! 's adopt a chief was Sabby PiscitelliCHENZ A! 's adopt a chief was Sabby Piscitelli
  Reply With Quote
Old 11-28-2012, 11:34 PM   #8668
Sure-Oz Sure-Oz is offline
Stay positive, don't give up
 
Sure-Oz's Avatar
 

Join Date: Dec 2001
Location: Kansas City, MO
Casino cash: $9429
Quote:
Originally Posted by tk13 View Post
Glass probably didn't respond to anything. This is the same thing I said yesterday after the article. DM just doesn't tip his hand at all. Honestly, he just flat out plays the "poor us" card all the time regardless of what he's really doing. A few weeks ago Hochevar was in the rotation next year, now he's being shopped. Just like there'll be a "soft cap" of $70 million, until they can make a trade or find a FA that wants to come to KC.

It's just like a few years ago when DM played the poor us card after Meche and Guillen, etc... yet still went after guys like Torii Hunter, Orlando Hudson, Kuroda, etc. even though those guys would've pushed the payroll to 80-90 million. Problem is people in KC eat every press conference interview soundbite up like it's the gospel.
Agreed....we dont see DM's moves coming ahead of time. Im hoping he's got something good up his sleeve
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by DeezNutz View Post
Sure-Oz could ****ing track anyone in the country via Twitter. Dude makes me scared to leave the house.
Quote:
Originally Posted by DeezNutz View Post
.
Sure-Oz in this mother****er. Resident Tweet master and maligned Royals fan.
Posts: 40,507
Sure-Oz Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.Sure-Oz Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.Sure-Oz Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.Sure-Oz Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.Sure-Oz Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.Sure-Oz Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.Sure-Oz Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.Sure-Oz Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.Sure-Oz Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.Sure-Oz Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.Sure-Oz Forgot to Remove His Claytex and Got Toxic Shock Syndrome.
  Reply With Quote
Old 11-29-2012, 08:41 AM   #8669
Deberg_1990 Deberg_1990 is offline
Gonzo = Sexy Bitch
 
Deberg_1990's Avatar
 

Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: San Antonio Tx.
Casino cash: $16412
How did Kansas City get cursed with such bad owners???


http://www.kansascity.com/2012/11/28...more-than.html


Glass also disputed the notion, generally based on industry estimates by Forbes magazine, that he has pocketed more than $100 million in operating profit since purchasing the club in 2000 from the estate of Ewing Kauffman.
“From the time we’ve owned the team until now,” Glass said, “accumulatively we’ve done no better than break even. We’ve actually subsidized it slightly during that period of time.
“Look, you might have a $65-to-$70 million payroll, but then you go out and spend $25-$30 million in amateur bonuses. Everyone says, ‘Well, your payroll is less than some of the other teams,’ but those other teams were spending less than $10 million in amateur bonuses.
“In a number of those years, if you add what we’re spending on amateur bonuses to our (major-league) salaries, we’re spending a lot of money.”
__________________
Originally Posted by Cassel's Reckoning:

Matt once made a very nice play in Seattle where he spun away from a pass rusher and hit Bowe off his back foot for a first down.

One of the best plays Matt has ever made.
Posts: 50,988
Deberg_1990 has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.Deberg_1990 has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.Deberg_1990 has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.Deberg_1990 has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.Deberg_1990 has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.Deberg_1990 has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.Deberg_1990 has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.Deberg_1990 has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.Deberg_1990 has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.Deberg_1990 has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.Deberg_1990 has an IQ even higher than Frankie's.
  Reply With Quote
Old 11-29-2012, 08:50 AM   #8670
stonedstooge stonedstooge is offline
Arf! Arf! Arf!
 
stonedstooge's Avatar
 

Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: North
Casino cash: $19897
Amazing that both Chunt and GlASS continually complain that the money available to spend reported by the media is always wrong and both play the "poor" not making any money bullshit. Kansas City gets raped by both it's professional sports teams. Open your ****ing books you jokers and prove we don't have the money
__________________
2013 ADOPT A CHIEF
Eric Kush




"Often is a word I seldom use"--JP
Posts: 22,609
stonedstooge is obviously part of the inner Circle.stonedstooge is obviously part of the inner Circle.stonedstooge is obviously part of the inner Circle.stonedstooge is obviously part of the inner Circle.stonedstooge is obviously part of the inner Circle.stonedstooge is obviously part of the inner Circle.stonedstooge is obviously part of the inner Circle.stonedstooge is obviously part of the inner Circle.stonedstooge is obviously part of the inner Circle.stonedstooge is obviously part of the inner Circle.stonedstooge is obviously part of the inner Circle.
  Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump




All times are GMT -6. The time now is 03:02 AM.


This is a test for a client's site.
A new website that shows member-created construction site listings that need fill or have excess fill. Dirt Monkey @ https://DirtMonkey.net
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.