Dayton Moore

After 17 years with the Kansas City Royals, the organization has fired president of baseball operations Dayton Moore.

In a post on their website, it noted that the Royals are in the middle of a rebuild and were hoping for improvement this season. Instead, the Royals are currently 30 games below .500 and are only doing better than five teams in Major League Baseball. J.J. Picollo will be taking charge, becoming executive vice president and general manager overseeing baseball operations.

Moore had the achievement of building a team that won the ALCS twice and won the 2015 World Series as GM but that only goes so far. Apart from that, the Royals have finished below .500 in 13 of the 17 seasons Moore was in the front office.

Most people seemed to either understand why the Royals had to fire Moore or celebrating what happened.

[Kansas City Royals]

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