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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 03-14-2012, 10:12 AM   #1366
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I think Tyshawn Taylor had meniscus surgery during the season this year and only missed one game. It may not be too bad.
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Old 03-14-2012, 10:21 AM   #1367
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Old 03-14-2012, 11:43 AM   #1368
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Nice to see Perez following the example of Mike Sweeney.
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Old 03-14-2012, 11:52 AM   #1369
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Nice to see Perez following the example of Mike Sweeney.
My instant kneejerk thought was "oh come on, this is way different, not like he screwed up his lower back, just a little knee tear he'll be fine in a few wee.... oh wait, he's a catcher. Damn it."

I'm sure he'll be back and ready to go, but hopefully he didn't shave off a year or two from the back end of his career behind the plate, because so far his bat doesn't play in fair territory.
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Old 03-14-2012, 12:20 PM   #1370
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Sweeney was a nice guy, but he was also the biggest thief in the history of the Royals. He made $63 MILLION from his KC contract from 2002-2007. During that time, he never played in more than 126 games in a season, and in 2006-2007 played in less than 75 games both of those years. His contract cost us a shot at keeping Damon, Dye and Beltran. Once he got paid, he went right down the shitter. 2005 was his last "all star" year -he was the only guy on the team who could qualify as a borderline "all star" since every team had to be represented. He literally stole $22 million from the team in 2006-2007. Oh, and during that six year span, Royals finished dead last or next to last five out of those six years.
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Old 03-14-2012, 12:24 PM   #1371
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My instant kneejerk thought was "oh come on, this is way different, not like he screwed up his lower back, just a little knee tear he'll be fine in a few wee.... oh wait, he's a catcher. Damn it."

I'm sure he'll be back and ready to go, but hopefully he didn't shave off a year or two from the back end of his career behind the plate, because so far his bat doesn't play in fair territory.
That is why we might be looking at 3-4 months instead of 6-8 weeks like normal for a meniscus (assuming that is all it is). The Royals won't rush the guy at all.

That being said I don't think a meniscus tear is something that has much long term implications. I tore mine in high school and at the time I was considering pitching in college, doctor told me 2 months rehab and it would be like it never happened.
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Old 03-14-2012, 12:25 PM   #1372
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According to the scout BB the Royals will be making "major news announcement" concerning Perez's injury soon.

According to the Star he is currently returning to KC:

http://www.kansascity.com/2012/03/14...returning.html

Kings of Kauffman is also reporting rumors are out there that he is done for the year.
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Old 03-14-2012, 12:26 PM   #1373
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According to the scout BB the Royals will be making "major news announcement" concerning Perez's injury soon.

According to the Star he is currently returning to KC:

http://www.kansascity.com/2012/03/14...returning.html

Kings of Kauffman is also reporting rumors are out there that he is done for the year.
If he is done for the year its probably an ACL/MCL, and he may never be the same again.

Shit.
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According to the scout BB the Royals will be making "major news announcement" concerning Perez's injury soon.

According to the Star he is currently returning to KC:

http://www.kansascity.com/2012/03/14...returning.html

Kings of Kauffman is also reporting rumors are out there that he is done for the year.
Unbelieveable.
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Old 03-14-2012, 12:52 PM   #1378
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Accorsding to the Royals BB, Joel Goldberg was on Soren Petro's show this morning and said the Royals are making their "major news announcement" at noon. Since it is almost 1:00 in KC, I'm assumming Goldberg means noon AZ time (2:00 in KC).
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Why couldn't I have been born in Fargo or Lexington or some shit where I wouldn't have a pro team to root for ever?
Look at it this way... considering both the Chiefs and Royals past 25 year history it's like you don't have a pro sports team to root for here either.

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