19 December 2005

All-Baseball.com: A Royal Mess

I saw a headline Friday that piqued my curiosity:

Elarton, Grudzielanek among Royals additions

This made me wonder if it were possible that there may have been some other players in the major leagues with the same last names as Scott Elarton and Mark Grudzielanek, even though I am aware of the statistical improbability of even one of the latter existing. I thought, what possible reason could a team like the Royals, who in 2005 managed to accomplish the nearly-unprecedented feat of losing more than the 104 games they had lost in 2004, have for wanting a mediocre player in his mid-30's and a starting pitcher who's hurt and/or bad more often than he's healthy and good?

Read the rest at All-Baseball.com...

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