Dayton Moore Didn't See It Coming

After a painful journey from first to worst . . . The obliviousness of this corporate exec speaks to the reasoning behind his mid-season termination . . .

“I was shocked. I was surprised. I didn’t see it coming. We had been making plans for what we were going to do not only for the upcoming season but the next three years.”

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Dayton Moore says he was "shocked" by firing

After 16 seasons in Kansas City, former Royals club president Dayton Moore says he was "shocked" by his firing, in an appearance on the "Baseball Isn't Boring" podcast with sportswriter Rob Bradford. In his first public comments since the press conference announcing his dismissal in September, Moore told Bradford he did not anticipate losing his job.