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Every Royals opening day starter since 2003. AKA the most depressing thing imaginable.

An alphabetical list of the most impressive baseball players you've ever seen:

Brian Anderson (P)
Rick Ankiel
Mike Aviles
Carlos Beltran
Brandon Berger
Angel Berroa
Yuniesky Betancourt
Willie Bloomquist
Emil Brown
John Buck
Billy Butler
Coco Crisp
David DeJesus
Scott Elarton
Carlos Febles
Chris Getz
Ross Gload
Juan Gonzalez
Alex Gordon
Ruben Gotay
Zack Greinke
Mark Grudzielanek
Aaron Guiel
Jose Guillen
Ken Harvey
Runelvys Hernandez
Raul Ibanez
Mike Jacobs
Jason Kendall
Jose Lima
Terrence Long
Brent Mayne
Gil Meche
Doug Mientkiewicz
Miguel Olivo
Tony Pena Jr
Calvin Pickering
Scott Podsednik
Joe Randa
Desi Relaford
Reggie Sanders
Benito Santiago
Ryan Shealy
Matt Stairs
Mike Sweeney
Mark Teahen
Michael Tucker

 

Who are my favorites? Glad you asked. My favorite of the bunch have been:

Zack Greinke
Carlos Beltran
David DeJesus
Billy Butler
Mike Sweeney
Raul Ibanez
Joe Randa
Mark Grudzielanek
Matt Stairs
Ken Harvey

And my least favorite are probably:


Rick Ankiel
Jason Kendall
Mike Jacobs
Tony Pena Jr
Runelvys Hernandez
Scott Elarton
Angel Berroa
Juan Gonzalez
Yuniesky Betancourt
Jose Guillen

Like I said, depressing stuff. Look at all of those nobodies. Remember Brandon Berger? And Calvin Pickering was an Opening Day DH? And how about those pitchers! Runelvys Hernandez, Brian Anderson, Scott Elarton... wow. And the washed up vets, Benito Santiago, Juan Gonzalez, Reggie Sanders... and the useless infielders Desi Relaford, Carlos Febles, TPJ, Ruben Gotay...

 

Oh to be a Royals fan.

This FanPost was written by a member of the Royals Review community. It does not necessarily reflect the views of the editors and writers of this site.

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