The Kansas City Royals have decided to take some steps in the hope of turning their backs on their recent performances, especially the batter box.
Unfortunately, that move also involved sacked coach Terry Bradshaw, who has been with the team since 2018.
The team is at the bottom of the league in a number of important stat divisions, ranging from runs, home runs, or batting averages to more complex issues such as wRC + (weighted run created plus) or WAR (win over replacement). .
Although the Royals are not the 1927 New York Yankees, they have some low-achieving stars who think they are not performing as well as we know they can.
“# Royals GM JJ Piccolo on the dismissal of hitting coach Terry Bradshaw Tweeted.
# Royals Regarding the dismissal of Heating Coach Terry Bradshaw, GM JJ Piccolo said: “We need to continue our self-assessment to make sure we are giving our players everything they need … Our results have not yet matched our capabilities, and we all share responsibility. ” TV KCTV5
– Jared Koller (@ JaredKCTV5) May 18, 2022
Salvador Perez, last year’s home run leader in the MLB, for example, is reducing .209 / .244 / .411.
He has six homers, but his offensive performance is subversive.
Top prospect Bobby Witt Jr. has struggled for the most part, and although he is starting to get hot, his lack of production in his first season probably influenced the Royals’ decision.
Other notable 2021 performers, such as Whit Maryfield, Carlos Santana and Nicki Lopez, are also having a rough time on the plate.
The Royals, at 12-20, were unusual, but the next few months will probably tell if Bradshaw was really responsible for most of the team’s offensive struggles.
A new era is beginning in Kansas City, where they hope to start hitting more consistently.