>Reigning AL Cy Young winner Zack Greinke is apparently not the brightest incandescent bulb in the closet.  Greinke doesn’t appear to have a lot of confidence in the Royals’ front office.  He said to Bob Dutton of the Kansas City Star, “there’s no reason for me to get real excited about it…because the chance of more than one of them making a major impact by the time my contract is up is pretty slim.”  Greinke is also apparently upset that the Royals are in their third rebuilding phase during his six years with the club.

Maybe Greinke should learn the history of the organization before speaking his mind.  How bad are the Royals? Okay, they aren’t “Pirates-bad” but they aren’t that good either.  The last time they won their division?  1985.  The last time they had a winning season 2003.  The last time they had consecutive winning seasons? 1993 & the strike shortened 1994.

Guess what, Zack.  The Royals have been rebuilding for nearly two decades, and it’s not going to get any better.  Enjoy the money that they are giving you, and get yourself ready to pitch for the Yankees or Red Sox in a couple of years.

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