Time. Something we take for granted. We thought, with time, that Yordano Ventura would be one of the best pitchers in baseball. But Yordano’s time ran out tragically with a one-car accident that took his life at age 25 in his native Dominican Republic. Though we figured that there would be so much more, the right-handed Ventura provided Royals fans with some electrifying pitching moments in his shortened Royals career. Link to Full Story with AudioContinue reading Fans and Teammates Reflect on a Tragic Loss→
Seldom does Kansas City Royals general manager Dayton Moore tip his hand on his off-season intentions. But, given his pattern in the past, it’s becoming more predictable on what to expect as he re-tools the Royals for 2017. Continue reading Dayton Moore Trades With No Fear→
A part of history for the 1908 World Series Champion Chicago Cubs started in the small town Muscotah, Kansas, the hometown of Hall of Fame shortstop Joe Tinker. “Joe Tinker Day,” an event organized by the Kansas Sampler Foundation, featured descendants of the Cubs shortstop, a vintage baseball game and a billy goat.
With the billy goat in attendance, the Tinker relatives made their attempt to reverse the curse on the Cubs. As the Cubs’ World Series drought ends in 2016, the Tinker descendants can finally be relieved.
As the only surviving starter of the 1948 Cleveland Indians World Series championship team, he has every reason to feel bitter for not being invited back to the city where he experienced the most enjoyable season of his 13-year playing career.