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RECAP: Kennedy! Gordon! Esky! Royals turn back the clock to defeat Minnesota

For starters, I want to question the FS1 brass about what possibly constituted Minnesota and Kansas City’s being the featured Saturday night national broadcast. Were you throwing off because it was a college football Saturday? Were you hitting the Willians Astudillo/Effectively Wild demographic? Did y’all just want barbecue? It was the barbecue, wasn’t it? It’s […]

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Legends Defeat BlueClaws, 2-1, Take SAL Championship

In a fitting conclusion to a season which saw many of Kansas City’s top prospects on their roster, in turn leading to their being one of the youngest teams in the league, the Lexington Legends edged the Lakewood BlueClaws, 2-1, taking the series three games to one and earning their first championship since the team […]

Lexington Takes Game Three Over Lakewood, 6-3

After hitting the road for what probably seemed like a ridiculously-long bus trip, the Legends took Game Three of the SAL Championship, 6-3. This one saw the two teams commit a combined nine errors, two wild pitches, two balks, and a passed ball. Kyle Isbel, Nick Pratto, Cristian Perez, and Jeison Guzman had a pair […]

Jul 8, 2018; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Twins left fielder Eddie Rosario (20) at bat during the first inning against the Baltimore Orioles at Target Field. Mandatory Credit: Marilyn Indahl-USA TODAY Sports

Series Preview: Royals vs. Minnesota Twins, September 13-16

The Royals have four more games at home before they hit the road for one last time in 2018 and they welcome in the Minnesota Twins. It’s the final time these two teams will match up, so they know each other well and have been relatively evenly matched this season. We all know what a […]

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Second Half Stardom (BP Kansas City Episode 114)

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kansascitybaseballvault/2018/09/13/second-half-stardom-bp-kansas-city-episode-114.mp3 It’s been a difficult year, but the last month hasn’t been so bad. A number of Royals have started hitting, including surprises like Ryan O’Hearn, and a couple of pitchers have been great. It makes for a more entertaining second half and an encouraging finish to the season. We discuss Jakob Junis, Adalberto Mondesi, […]

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