Category Archive: Opening Day Countdown

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 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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Mar 07

Opening Day Countdown: 27

Let’s see if I can come up with a post every day of the rest of the offseason. Today, there are 27 days left until Opening Day on April 1. No numerical factoids today. Instead, let’s hear from new Royal Elliot Johnson’s wife Nicole. She shared her experiences as the WOTPTBNL. (Wife of the Player …

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Mar 04

Opening Day Countdown: 29

Let’s see if I can come up with a post every day of the rest of the offseason. Today, there are 29 days left until Opening Day on April 1. 29 is the number of home runs Billy  Butler hit last season. It’s also the number of hits Irving Falu had in his 91 Major …

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Feb 24

Opening Day Countdown: 37

Let’s see if I can come up with a post every day of the rest of the offseason. Today, there are 37 days left until Opening Day on April 1. 37 is the number of home runs it would take to set a new Royals record, still. Here are some ex-Royals who have, at some …

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Feb 22

Opening Day Countdown

Let’s see if I can come up with a post every day of the rest of the offseason. Today, there are 39 days left until Opening Day on April 1. 39 is…a number. I don’t have any cool factoids today, so here’s a Johny Giavotella wallpaper I made for a Twitter follower. Click image to …

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Feb 21

Opening Day Countdown: 40

Let’s see if I can come up with a post every day of the rest of the offseason. Today, there are 40 days left until Opening Day on April 1. 40 is the number of double plays in which Chris Getz was involved on defense last season. I’ve never sorted the Royals stats page by …

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Feb 18

Opening Day Countdown: 41

Let’s see if I can come up with a post every day of the rest of the offseason. Today, there are 41 days left until Opening Day on April 1. 41 was Jeremy Jeffress’ jersey number when he was a Royal, and before that, when he was in Milwaukee. Jeffress was acquired as part of …

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