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Shaking Up The Band (BP Kansas City Episode 41)

So after a pretty quiet offseason, the Royals started to make a few moves. In the last week, the big move was trading longtime Royal Jarrod Dyson to Seattle for right-handed pitcher Nathan Karns.

As a fan, it’s a tough move because Dyson has been in the organization so long and has had so many big moments as a Royal, but deep down, it makes some sense, as the Royals trade from surplus to fill a need.

We looked at where the Royals are now with Karns in the fold, how Dyson’s production may be covered, and how the Royals may approach their pitching staff now with a (likely) set five-man rotation.

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