Minda Haas

Author's details

Name: Minda Haas
Date registered: July 21, 2010

Biography

Lifelong Royals fan, for some reason.

Latest posts

  1. Time machine: Royals in Omaha — October 15, 2014
  2. Housekeeping – I’m at Royals Review now! — July 6, 2014
  3. Opening Day Countdown: ZERO! — March 31, 2014
  4. Today’s Royals contracts, pictured. — February 28, 2014
  5. Opening Day Countdown: 44(ish) Omaha innings by Louis Coleman — February 16, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. One Concussion Too Many: My post-concussion story — 55 comments
  2. Storm…Chasers. Yes, we are that. — 13 comments
  3. Last call: Questions for FanFest — 12 comments
  4. Facebook commenter theatre: The Podsednik trade reactions — 11 comments
  5. How Swype handles the names on the Royals’ 40-man — 11 comments

Author's posts listings

Oct 15

Time machine: Royals in Omaha

This is apparently real life; it doesn’t seem possible but multiple sources confirm that the Royals are one win away from the World Series. One thing that tickles me about this Playoff team – among many things – is how many of them I’ve shot in Omaha. It’s been a privilege meeting and shooting these …

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Jul 06

Housekeeping – I’m at Royals Review now!

Right around the time Mike Moustakas was demoted to Omaha – remember that? It was such a brief blip – I got added to the staff at Royals Review. My job there is to run down the Minors every week, looking for notable performances, or underperformances. Those recaps run at 9:00 every Monday morning. As …

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Mar 31

Opening Day Countdown: ZERO!

The Internet is a valuable resource when you’re looking for videos and images to convey an emotion you’re feeling. Today, I’m a lot like this: and I know you guys feel the same way. We’re all on the very same page today, like this: And then I found this one while looking for the babies. …

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Feb 28

Today’s Royals contracts, pictured.

Ed. note: The Opening Day Countdown has been on an unplanned hold for a bit while I deal with a medical mystery. I’m probably not dying or anything, but am tired by the time I get home from work! Today the Royals announced the signings of a bunch of players to one-year deals. They are: …

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Feb 16

Opening Day Countdown: 44(ish) Omaha innings by Louis Coleman

Let’s see if I can come up with a post every day of the rest of the offseason. Today, there are 44 days left until Opening Day on March 31. 44 (plus two thirds) is the number of innings Louis Coleman pitched in Omaha last year. He was terrific, striking out over 10 batters per …

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Feb 14

Opening Day Countdown: 45 double plays turned by Christian Colon

Let’s see if I can come up with a post every day of the rest of the offseason. Today, there are 45 days left until Opening Day on March 31. 45 is the number of double plays turned by Christian Colon last season. 3 posts this week have touched on the Royals’ possibilities at 2nd …

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Feb 13

Opening Day Countdown: 46 hits by Chris Getz

Let’s see if I can come up with a post every day of the rest of the offseason. Today, there are 46 days left until Opening Day on March 31. 46 is the number of MLB hits Chris Getz had last season.   __________________________________________________________________________________ Please consider supporting my writing and photography by doing your Amazon …

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Feb 12

Opening Day Countdown: 47 saves by Greg Holland

Let’s see if I can come up with a post every day of the rest of the offseason. Today, there are 47 days left until Opening Day on March 31. 47 is the number of saves Greg Holland had last year. Saves are a silly stat, obviously, but I’ll take any excuse to think about …

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Feb 11

Opening Day Countdown: 48 plate appearances by Johnny Giavotella

Let’s see if I can come up with a post every day of the rest of the offseason. Today, there are 48 days left until Opening Day on March 31. 48 was the number of Major League plate appearances Johnny Giavotella had in 2013.   __________________________________________________________________________________ Please consider supporting my writing and photography by doing …

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Feb 10

Opening Day Countdown: 49 hits given up by Crow

Let’s see if I can come up with a post every day of the rest of the offseason. Today, there are 49 days left until Opening Day on March 31. 49 is the number of hits given up by Aaron Crow last season, in 48 innings. It was the most hits, relative to innings pitched, …

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