Royals Rumblings - News for January 18, 2021 Clint Scoles at Royals Academy looks at recent international signings for the Royals. The front office believes they have their star already in-house with Adalberto Mondesi, but until we see a full season of All-Star level play, it’s hard to agree with that. A success story from Erick Pena, the highest-paid signee in franchise history, or one from the large group of talented pitchers could improve on that history.
I just remember the person I was with almost getting punched out by an Iowa State player,” Davis said. We were right behind them and could touch their helmets. Iowa State was supposed to win and we were egging them on and egging them on and they were getting mad.
That said, he’s disregarding the reason MLB pays the home run hitters and the strikeout pitchers - those are the most effective ways to score and prevent runs, respectively. From Whit’s perspective, the chain of cause and effect is that teams pay players with certain skill sets, which leads to players attempting to acquire those skill sets. But that’s not where the chain ends.