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A Little Help? (BP Kansas City Episode 18)

The Royals have opened the second half with a stumble, losing two winnable games in Detroit, then getting hammered in two losses back home against Cleveland. They sit at .500 as of this recording and are nine games out of first.

There’s still time, but the Royals are going to have to find some pitching help. Their regulars are inconsistent, and the fifth spot is a nightmare.

Will it come from the minors? Will it come via trade? We argue that the help is more likely to come from a trade and go over some names and approaches.

We’re hoping the Royals will right the ship, but it’s probably going to require a change somewhere. The trade deadline is less than two weeks away…

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