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RECAP: We’ve fallen into a parallel universe where the Royals beat the Cubs

Heath Fillmyer hasn’t been up long enough for me to not still be regularly calling him “Hunter Fillmyer” (who Hunter Fillmyer is has been the subject of great consternation for me; I know that name from somewhere, dang it!) but for seven innings his relative anonymity didn’t seem to matter. The Cubs—World Series champions as […]

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The New Guys (BP Kansas City Episode 110)

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kansascitybaseballvault/2018/08/02/the-new-guys-bp-kansas-city-episode-110.mp3 Mike Moustakas has been traded, but the world keeps turning. While we say goodbye to Moose, we say hello to Brett Phillips and Jorge Lopez, two former top-100 prospects who are ready for the big leagues right now. Is it the right move? Should the Royals have gotten younger prospects? And anyway, how does […]

May 5, 2018; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Royals left fielder Alex Gordon (4) drives in a run on an error by Detroit Tigers center fielder Leonys Martin (not pitctured) in the ninth inning at Kauffman Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports

RECAP: Royal beating administered in Chicago

Dannnnnnng y’all. The White Sox are really bad now. I’m not saying this as a good development, although the Royals won a game (and the series!) by defeating the White Sox 10-5. But for the grander scheme—bottoming out, securing draft position, the hallmarks of rebuilding baseball teams—it’s a bad development. The Royals have six more […]