Jul 8, 2017; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Kansas City Royals relief pitcher Kelvin Herrera (40) walks off the field as Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman Chase Utley (26) heads home to score the winning run after left fielder Cody Bellinger (35) drew a bases loaded walk in the tenth inning of the game at Dodger Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

Five Stages of Royals

It sure seems like Dayton Moore is going through the something like the five stages of grief with regard to the Kansas City Royals as perennial playoff contenders. The Royals, for the last five seasons, have started the season with their sights set on the postseason, which is more than you can say for pretty […]

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The Hot Stove Is Lit? (BP Kansas City Episode 80)

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kansascitybaseballvault/2017/12/01/the-hot-stove-is-lit-bp-kansas-city-episode-80.mp3 This week, Jeff was out fighting off a nasty cold so Mike flew solo. There hasn’t been much happening yet this offseason, for the Royals or anyone else. But Kansas City did protect some players from the Rule 5 Draft, and they have arbitration decisions due on Friday as you listen to this episode. […]

Oct 1, 2017; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Royals first basemen Eric Hosmer (35) hits a solo home run against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the first inning at Kauffman Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Peter G. Aiken-USA TODAY Sports

Hard Hittin’ – 10 Hardest Hit Balls by the Royals in 2017

This may surprise you, but the Royals actually hit the ball relatively hard in 2017. They weren’t the best. That distinction belonged to Oakland. But they found themselved nestled at 11th in baseball in exit velocity right between the offensive powerhouse that was the New York Yankees and the Texas Rangers, who finished fifth in […]

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