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15 Minute Rant - Another Day as a Royal's Fan

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via www.fangraphs.com

Today with one out in the 7th, the Royals were up 5-0.  According to Fangrpahs, the chances for winning the for Detroit was 2.9%.   As any Royal's fan knows, the real odds are much higher than that.  That would be only 1 in 33 games lost given the game situation.  With the craptastic bullpen Dayton Moore has put together, no lead is safe.

First we have this implosion from opening day:

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Another great one from 3 days later:

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And one not as bad 2 days later:

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Even though the starter have been lights out, the relievers are straight up scary.

Split G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR SB CS BB SO SO/BB BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB ROE BAbip tOPS+ sOPS+
as Starter 7 173 159 22 45 11 1 6 2 1 9 26 2.89 .283 .331 .478 .809 76 6 3 1 1 0 2 .305 88 114
as Reliever 27 115 99 19 31 7 0 5 1 2 13 22 1.69 .313 .404 .535 .939 53 1 2 1 0 0 0 .361 119 154
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Original Table
Generated 4/13/2010.

 

At least when Dayton Moore trade away Ramon Ramirez,  J.P. Howell and Leo Nunez he got some great hitters like Joey Gathright, Mike Jacobs and Coco Crisp to help the offense this season.  

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It is going to be another long season as a Royals fan.