Tag: Kansas City Royals

How Billy Brewer Helped the Royals Win the 2015 World Series – MLB Trade Trees

Billy Brewer was a pretty good Rule 5 draft pick by the Kansas City Royals, a solid left-handed pitcher who would throw three seasons out of the Royals bullpen. Clearly, his work in the Expos system was good enough to give him a flier, and the scouts were absolutely correct. But, neither Brewer nor the […]

Brief Baseball Bios – Dan Quisenberry

Dan Quisenberry, better known as “Quiz,” was an ace relief pitcher for the Kansas City Royals for 10 seasons (1979-1988). During that time, he compiled 24.9 WAR, for an average of nearly 2.5 WAR per season, an incredible feat for a relief pitcher. Then again, during the eighties, relievers often pitched over 100 innings a […]

Brief Baseball Bios – David Cone

David Cone was a pretty good pitcher in his day. In fact, he may have become one of the most underrated pitchers of his era. The Kansas City native Cone was drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the 3rd round of the 1981 Amateur Draft. Unfortunately, he wouldn’t get to enjoy the 1985 World […]

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