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Mood Swings (BP Kansas City Episode 66)

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kansascitybaseballvault/2017/08/10/mood-swings-bp-kansas-city-episode-66.mp3 The Royals have been on the Royalcoaster in the second half and while they’re still in the playoff hunt, there’s a lot going on to toy with all of our emotions. We got caught up and discussed the two trades the Royals made to bulk up their roster, as well as the other roster […]

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Buy or Sell? (BP Kansas City Episode 65)

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kansascitybaseballvault/2017/07/20/buy-or-sell-bp-kansas-city-episode-65.mp3 The Royals have opened the second half in a pretty poor way, but they’re still a good week from jumping ahead of Cleveland. Still, with the way things go, should they sell? Should they buy? We look at the recent trade deadline deals to try to decipher what the Royals might expect if they […]

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Reviewing First Half Predictions (BP Kansas City Episode 64)

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kansascitybaseballvault/2017/07/13/reviewing-first-half-predictions-bp-kansas-city-episode-64.mp3 In this week’s episode, we went back and reviewed our over/under predictions that we made last March to see what we’ve gotten right and wrong so far this season. We also discussed some recent pitching news, reviewed some All-Star Game info, and talked about what needs the Royals may have for the second half […]

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Full Speed Ahead (BP Kansas City Episode 63)

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kansascitybaseballvault/2017/07/06/full-speed-ahead-bp-kansas-city-episode-63.mp3 This week, we marveled at the homerun hitting power of Mike Moustakas and the All-Star invitations given to Sal Perez and Jason Vargas. Then there’s that little matter of the Royals jumping into a wild card spot and being within a game and a half of first place. Oh, also Danny Duffy returned a […]

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Moves on Moves (BP Kansas City Episode 62)

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kansascitybaseballvault/2017/06/29/moves-on-moves-bp-kansas-city-episode-62.mp3 The Royals were busy this week, going above .500, going back under .500, and shifting guys around. We discussed Danny Duffy’s rehab start and his timeline to return. We discussed Nate Karns going to the 60-day disabled list. We discussed Jorge Soler coming up while Cheslor Cuthbert went on the DL and we discussed […]

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Let’s Get Crazy (BP Kansas City Episode 61)

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kansascitybaseballvault/2017/06/22/lets-get-crazy-bp-kansas-city-episode-61.mp3 Hours after Salvador Perez hit a game-winning grand slam against Boston, Jeff and Mike talked about the Royals’ improved play since the start of May and if it’s too crazy to buy into a potential playoff run. We discussed home run paces, the next couple months of schedules, and how weird and fun it […]

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Interview: Lonnie Goldberg, Royals Director of Scouting, Talks With Clint Scoles

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kansascitybaseballvault/2017/06/16/interview-lonnie-goldberg-royals-director-of-scouting-talks-with-clint-scoles.mp3 How about some bonus audio content? With the MLB Draft concluded, Clint Scoles tracked down Lonnie Goldberg, the Royals’ Director of Scouting, to talk about the 2017 draft, a few key players, some sleepers, and how these future Royals fit in within the rest of the farm system. It’s interesting insight into a bit […]

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The Draft, Plus Strahm’s Shot and Moose’s Balboni Chase (BPKC Episode 60)

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kansascitybaseballvault/2017/06/15/the-draft-plus-strahms-shot-and-mooses-balboni-chase-bpkc-episode-60.mp3 The Royals have been playing well and scoring runs finally. A big part of that has been the power bat of Mike Moustakas. We discussed his continuing chase for Steve Balboni’s club record of 36 homers in a season, including some thoughts on his future past the trade deadline. We also talked about Matt […]

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Deep Thoughts (BP Kansas City Episode 59)

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kansascitybaseballvault/2017/06/08/deep-thoughts-bp-kansas-city-episode-59.mp3 After the Royals came back against Houston to win on Tuesday, it felt a little more like the recent Hey Day of the Dayton Moore era than what we’ve seen so far in 2017. The game also highlighted the improved performance of late of Whit Merrifield, Eric Hosmer, and others. On top of that, […]

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Fidgeting Into Summer (BP Kansas City Episode 58)

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kansascitybaseballvault/2017/06/01/fidgeting-into-summer-bp-kansas-city-episode-58.mp3 Danny Duffy went on the DL. He’s unlikely to return until near the trade deadline. This team may look quite different when he returns. We discussed Duffy’s injury and what it means, especially for this point in the season and where the Royals sit in the standings. A tough hill to climb just got […]