Digging a Hole (BP Kansas City Episode 54)

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kansascitybaseballvault/2017/04/27/digging-a-hole-bp-kansas-city-episode-54.mp3 The Royals went winless since our last episode, largely due to continued struggles at the plate. How can they work out of it? What’s the biggest issue? When do you start to worry? (Or are you already?) We tried to address those questions, including what has to happen going forward for the Royals to […]


Road Trip From Hell

Was it the worst week ever? Not in a traditional Monday to the weekend sort of week. (Or Sunday if you’re a monster who can’t properly read a calendar.) Seven days. Seven games. Seven losses. The Royals left Kansas City after a 5-3 home stand with an even-steven record of 7-7 on the young season. […]

Shane Baz

It’s Never Too Early to Discuss the Draft – Shane Baz Edition

After seeing a few mock drafts at Baseball America, Hero Sports and others around the internets, what better time to discuss the hard-throwing Texan, Shane Baz? Before we get to him though, I must write that it surprises me the Royals could be leaning towards a high school pitcher with their pick. After all, the lack […]


Diamonds in the Rough 4-26-17

The Royals affiliates went 0-2, with a rainout at Double-A. HR Roll Call: Chris DeVito (4), Angelo Castellano (2) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Angelo Castellano 2-3, 2R, HR, BB, RBI BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Colin Rodgers 4 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 5 K, 3-2 GO-FO, 56p/35k Myrtle Beach […]


Wanted: Runs

The Royals scored five runs on Tuesday. Five! Runs! This is an amazing development given they had scored six runs in the five completed games on the current road trip. Five runs in nine innings qualifies as an offensive explosion for this edition of the Royals. Yeah. Scoring runs is a problem. Baseball-Reference has a […]


Diamonds in the Rough 4-25-17

A 2-2 day with trouble getting any offense going at Single-A. HR Roll Call: Jorge Soler (2), Frank Schwindel (2), Humberto Arteaga (1) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Frank Schwindel 2-4, HR, 2b, 2 RBI BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Miguel Almonte 5.2 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 3 BB, 7 K, 2-2 […]


Diamonds in the Rough 4-24-17

A rough night for the affiliates, going 0-3 with late losses at Double-A and Single-A. HR Roll Call Samir Duenez (3) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Samir Duenez 2-4 HR, 2 RBI BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Travis Eckert 6 IP 3 H 0 R 0 ER 1 BB 5 K 4-4 GO-FO 75p/51k New […]

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