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Mar 23

In Pictures: Today’s Royals Spring Training cuts

The biggest news out of Royals camp was Brandon Finnegan being optioned to AA Northwest Arkansas. Below are the other moves, so you can put faces with the names. Michael Mariot – optioned to AAA Omaha (More Michael Mariot photos here) Francisco Pena – optioned to AAA Omaha (More Francisco Pena photos here) Cheslor Cuthbert …

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Mar 18

PHOTOS: today’s Royals Spring Training cuts

Andy McCullough tweeted today’s list of cuts from Royals Spring Training. Put faces with some of the names below: Aaron Brooks (More Aaron Brooks photos here) Buddy Baumann (More Buddy Baumann photos here) Lane Adams (More Lane Adams photos here) Jorge Bonifacio (More Jorge Bonifacio photos here) Casey Coleman (More Casey Coleman photos here) Matt …

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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 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 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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Feb 09

Opening Day Countdown: 50 Storm Chasers players in 2013

Let’s see if I can come up with a post every day of the rest of the offseason. Today, there are 50 days left until Opening Day on March 31. 50 is the number of different players who put on a Storm Chasers uniform last season, per B-Ref. Some were everyday players, some bounced between …

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Feb 05

Concussion stories from around Twitter

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Oct 09

Frontline, and football.

I watched last night’s incredible PBS Frontline documentary, League of Denial, with keen interest. I have, erm, a special interest* in the suffering that can follow a person who’s had too many concussions. *the short version: I had too many concussions, and spent my early 20s in a daze, with no short-term memory, limited long-term …

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Apr 13

Paulo Orlando takes bundling up VERY SERIOUSLY.

Paulo Orlando takes bundling up VERY SERIOUSLY., originally uploaded by Minda Haas. I’m sure he’d have covered his eyes, too, if he could.

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