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March 23, 2011

Laguna Hills, CA – The last seven to ten days of a player’s Spring training can be somewhat of a grind due to all the unknowns involved. When and where a player will be told to report is partly to blame, but the shear anticipation of the season can put ants in anybody’s pants if they lose focus on the big picture. Most recent news about John Lamb and his Kansas City Royals farm-hands have simply confirmed his continued efforts in camp. Sorry to say, I really have no clue when he will be standing in the middle of the infield during game speed assignments.

While many friends, colleagues and associates continue to ask the burning question about John Lamb and his immediate plans for the season and I must stand strong with my current state of ignorance about any facts. If I don’t know the answer…I refuse to guess and speculate.

Photo credit - John Sleezer

Couple days ago I received a phone call from a long time friend of the family, whom took our wedding pictures in Hawaii, and he informed me that John looked real good during some recent work with the coaching staff. Following his work he recognized Joe Collins and family to spend a little time with him before signing autographs for other fans patiently waiting in the wings. It makes me extremely happy and proud that my son continues to offer the time to fans of this great game hanging around the ballpark.

No news is really good news for the Lamb family despite the uncertainty. The Royals have plenty of choices during the next few days and months while trying to return a championship for Kansas City. Anything important will be officially announced through the transaction wires by the club and during the meantime we will count down the days until camp breaks for the full season of professional baseball.

  1. Jay Day permalink
    March 23, 2011 17:54

    Its a new year-a new season-and once again JL is already making his mark. I can’t but help share this story, as I signed my son up for the Little League, National League, 10-and under program offered in our town, Burlington, Iowa, last night (March 22) a person yells at me from across the room and motions me to come over. It’s a good buddie who is doing the same thing i am, getting his son into a baseball program. Anyway, he says to me, ” Jay I bought a John Lamb baseball card on line.” He continues to mention how we hosted him last year and goes on about JL being the “REAL DEAL!” He is a serious KC ROYALS fan and was spitting facts at me faster then I could recall. To make a long story short–we ended our conversation in both saying–road trip time–KC here we come!! Take it to them JL!

    • March 24, 2011 19:52

      Jay Day and Family, very happy to hear that John has generated some excitement along with his talented organization. We are eager as most to get the season underway. Thanks again for everything and your continued support of my son. Take care and best of luck during the baseball season for Drake.

  2. tbr permalink
    March 24, 2011 11:23

    As long as he’s in KC playing in the Futures Game on April 2, I’m happy.

    • March 24, 2011 19:46

      John should be there right along side the rest of the Royals. It will be an exciting night for all the Kansas City fans to see some of the young talent in their farm system. Enjoy!

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