Found February 06, 2013 on
Ben and Sam preview the Royals` season with Craig Brown, and Pete talks to Kansas City Star columnist Sam Mellinger (at 26:26).
BEST OF MAXIM
In a few days, the Royals begin their 2013 season in Surprise, Arizona. The pitchers and catchers report early next week and the position players a few days later. While there was optimism last year, the team believes 2013 is the year they will contend in the American League Central.
The Royals focused their offseason on starting pitching, trading for starting pitchers Ervin Santana...
For three years fantasy owners had been praying for Alcides Escobar to contribute somewhere (anywhere!) to justify rostering him and his potential. In 2011 we saw Escobar start to scratch the surface of his fantasy value, stealing 26 bases and scoring 69 runs while not doing much of anything else. Last year Escobar sneaked (because “snuck” isn’t a word, folks!) inside the top...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. Former Royals hitting coach Kevin Seitzer holds no bitterness toward the organization that fired him last October after four years on the job.
But Seitzer does take issue with some of manager Ned Yosts comments regarding his overall hitting philosophy.
I thought I left on very good terms with Ned, Seitzer told FOXSportsKansasCity.com. But I will disagree with...
Jonathan Sanchez is close to a deal with the #pirates. word is, he's healthy and worked all winter on mechanics.
— Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) February 4, 2013
There are two ways to react to what would almost certainly be a minor league deal for Jonathan Sanchez. One is to shrug and say, "Well, I'd rather have Jonathan Sanchez in camp on a minor league deal...
LEFT HANDED PITCHER
Born: November 19, 1982
Drafted: 27th round, 820th overall, 2004 (Giants)
How Acquired: Minor League Free Agent
College: Ohio Dominican University
Agent: Tom O’Connell
WTM’S PIRATE PLAYER PROFILES
Sanchez is a lefty with good stuff who’s had very high K rates through...