Tag Archives: Kansas City Royals

Team Grades: American League Central

John Lepore | July 11th, 2019

We are giving our team evaluations at the All-Star break. Here is the AL Central and how they have gotten to where they are and where they are going the rest of the season.

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7&7: Happy All Star Break!

John Supowitz    | July 10th, 2019

You know the rules: Well forget those. This week I’m giving you the seven best hitters of the first half

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Locks, Stacks, and Barrels: MLB DFS for July 3, 2019

John Lepore | July 3rd, 2019

The baseball season is a grind. It’s every single day. We will approach DFS the same way and be winners at the end of the season even if we have our hot streaks and slumps. Every day there are safe bets that flop and values that hit big, but we need to stick with our strategy in evaluating and playing. Let’s take a look at what we have today.

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The Worst Contracts In MLB History: AL Central

John Supowitz| June 27th, 2019

Chicago White Sox

Outfield – Eloy Jiménez – 6yrs $43 Million

Before contract: .000 AVG, Average Home Runs Per Season, 0 Average RBI Per Season 0

After contract 2019: .253 AVG, Home Runs Per Season 12, Average RBI Per Season 29 RBI

The White Sox gave Jiménez a contract without ever stepping onto a major field. They have a lot of promise in the Dominican slugger, but the start of his career has not met expectations. Currently sitting at a -0.1 WAR his 28.4% strikeout rate is highest of any his professional seasons.

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MLB DraftKings Around the Horn June 14th, 2019

Joel Dorcas |June 14th, 2019

The weekend kicks off Friday night with a nice main slate schedule of 15 games. The pitching landscape appears to be full of great choices to pay up for so if that’s the route you take finding the right combinations of lower-priced options could be key. Let’s break it down with another trip Around the Horn

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2019 MLB Mock Draft

John Lepore | June 3rd, 2019

The Baltimore Orioles will make their first pick tonight to start off the First-Year Player Draft. The number of picks varies from the Arizona Diamondbacks having four in the first 34 to the Boston Red Sox not picking until #43. There are many things for teams to consider when deciding who to take. Signability based on commitment and/or bonus pool money is a key. Teams shouldn’t and generally don’t draft to need as in other sports because a need today may not be one a few years down the line when these kids will be ready to hit the Show. Here is a great article from Jim Callis which runs down each team’s pool money and the full draft order including compensatory picks.

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Bobby Witt, Jr. Draft Preview

Kody Clawson | May 26th, 2019

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Bobby Witt Jr., SS, Colleyville Heritage High School

Height: 6’0”
Weight: 180 lb.
Age: 18
Bats: R
Throws: R
Hit: 50 Power: 55 Run: 60 Arm: 60 Field: 60 Overall: 60

Bobby Witt, Jr. is a high school shortstop from Colleyville, Texas, playing for Colleyville Heritage High School. He has also played for the USA National Team and has played in both the Perfect Game All-American Game and the Under Armour All-American Game. He is the son of former major league pitcher Bobby Witt, who pitched for the Texas Rangers, Oakland Athletics, Florida Marlins, St. Louis Cardinals, Tampa Bay Devil Rays, Cleveland Indians, and Arizona Diamondbacks. He is currently committed to Oklahoma University. Continue reading