Friday Notes

Friday Notes

I think there’s a pretty good chance a 25-man roster built with only free agents would be a playoff team in 2018. Alex Avila, Jonathan Lucroy, Eric Hosmer, Neil Walker, Mike Moustakas, Eduardo Nunez, Jon Jay, Lorenzo Cain, J.D. Martinez and Logan Morrison is a pretty salty offense. The rotation of Jake Arrieta, Yu Darvish, […]

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Player Profile: Ian Kennedy

Ian Kennedy was rolling. Through his first five starts and 31 innings of 2017, Kennedy owned a 2.30 ERA and had limited the opposition to .159/.256/.262. A year after surrendering 1.5 HR/9, he was keeping the ball in the yard (0.9 HR/9) while striking out 28 against 14 walks. His average Game Score was a […]

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Trade Discussion and Recalling the Alex Gordon Deal (BP Kansas City Episode 85)

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kansascitybaseballvault/2018/01/11/trade-discussion-and-recalling-the-alex-gordon-deal-bp-kansas-city-episode-85.mp3 In the past week, the Royals made a trade, sending Joakim Soria and Scott Alexander out and acquiring minor leaguers Trevor Oaks and Erick Mejia. We discuss. We also revisit the re-signing of Alex Gordon, just a short two years ago. It’s…not that uplifting, I’m afraid. Subscribe to the podcast via iTunes and BlogTalkRadio. […]

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