The Kelvin Herrera Trade (BP Kansas City Episode 105)

With the Royals well below .500, the sell-off has started. It started a few weeks ago with Jon Jay, but he’s only got a couple of months as a Royal on his resume. Kelvin Herrera, however, has been a Royals since 2006 and now goes to the Washington Nationals.

Herrera was such a huge part of the Royals success in 2014 and 2015, and he’s one of the more notable relievers in Royals history, so we chose to remember some key moments of his Royals career and our favorite highlights. We also discussed the trade itself: the prospects, the money, and what our general thoughts are about what Kansas City got back.

We also covered the Jorge Soler injury and the call-up of Adalberto Mondesi and the Royals promise to play him often with him back in the big leagues.

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