Kansas City Royals: My Tipping Point

Posted: 26th December 2009 by Jordan Bratt in MLB
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As far as Royals fans go, I am one of the more optimistic. I retained my family's season tickets while away at college so I wouldn't lose my childhood vantage point when the team finally returned to the postseason. I attend upwards of 40 games a season since I moved back to the nation's bread basket in 2004. I was so confident in General Manager Dayton Moore's abilities that I placed a bet with a buddy that Mike Jacobs would hit 30+ HR, and, given the spacious Kauffman Stadium outfield, Coco Crisp would have an OPS north of .790 with 30+ SB.* * I was drunk with name recognition. My thinking: Moore's a smart guy and if he brought these guys here at the expense of the bullpen, he must have seen abilities that mirrored my hopes*. * After all, his tenureùin a nutshellùis basically turning ...

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