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Almost time to clean the slate

January 1, 2011

Laguna Hills, CA – We continue to cope with the rare low regional temperatures and realize it is almost time to clean the professional baseball slate once again. Don’t know about all of you, but the Lamb family is always looking forward to baseball. Sure we are spoiled with the beautiful weather that typically allows for twelve months of the game in and around our backyard, but our recent disruptions of cold, wet conditions have not changed checking off the days counting down to Spring training.

The past, present and future of John Lamb playing professional baseball for the Kansas City Royals organization is a welcomed conversation around the household and neighborhood this time of the year. We continue to be extremely grateful for the unique experiences that the Royals have provided our family during the early stages of my son’s baseball career. The family remains optimistic over the future of the Kansas City Royals and ecstatic to have John’s name mentioned over the topic.

For now we will continue to speculate, anticipate and count the days for the official start of the next baseball season. Nothing has been confirmed on his reporting date, at this time, nor of any assignments for the upcoming season.

It brings me tremendous pleasure to share the fact that conversations with John remain extremely humble on the topic of his baseball future. In fact, when he arrived home on the 23rd of December, he revealed his recent knowledge of the Greinke trade. I laughed over the fact he had just heard the news and continued to smile knowing that my son really doesn’t spend much time on the Internet reading about transactions, rumors or opinions about the game of professional baseball.

We will continue to enjoy every minute we have with John and Paige, his girlfriend, until he returns to Surprise, AZ. Holidays provide extra time with family and we have been thrilled with the southpaw’s recent visit home before it’s time to bear down on another full season.

  1. January 1, 2011 22:55

    Best of luck in 2011. I have very high hopes for John and wish you guys the best this year. I really think J.L. has the stuff and moxie to be an ace type pitcher.

  2. January 2, 2011 16:08


    Thanks for the comment and kind words! Happy New Year to you and yours:)

  3. kc1fan8569 permalink
    January 3, 2011 12:01

    Just saw that John got a invite to Big League Camp next year! Congrats to the Lamb family and especially to John on this Tremendous opportunity coming in February!

    • January 3, 2011 22:16


      Thanks for the visit and sharing the great news…hot off the Royals wire! We are very pleased with this fantastic opportunity for John to experience, so early in his career 🙂

  4. Nate Bland permalink
    January 3, 2011 12:59

    Congrats on the Non Roster invite to the Major League Spring Training.

    • January 3, 2011 22:18


      Thanks…we are very happy for John with this new opportunity 🙂

  5. rbt permalink
    January 3, 2011 13:31

    Great to see John in major league camp! Expected, but well deserved.

    • January 3, 2011 22:20


      Thanks…we are very excited for him to gain additional experiences from this news 🙂

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