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Sizing Up Royals Spring Training Battles (BP Kansas City Episode 46)

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kansascitybaseballvault/2017/03/03/sizing-up-royals-spring-training-battles-bp-kansas-city-episode-46.mp3 This week, we looked at the first week of spring training and the early signs regarding some spring training position battles. There aren’t many, but second base has a trio (a quartet!?) of players who could see time there in 2017. We discuss Raul Mondesi, Christian Colon, Whit Merrifield, and – hey, it could […]

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The DH and a Glance at Dayton Moore’s Offseason Record (BP KC Episode 34)

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kansascitybaseballvault/2016/11/17/the-dh-and-a-glance-at-dayton-moores-offseason-record-bp-kc-episode-34.mp3 Since Kendrys Morales signed with Toronto, we talked about how the Royals might fill the DH spot and if they can find the same production by rotating the players they have now…or if they need to go to the market to find a DH. We also talked about some prospect rankings, Dayton Moore’s first […]

Friday Notes

Friday Notes

You know, in a way I don’t want the baseball season to end because I obviously love baseball. I wouldn’t be writing here and on Twitter and all that talking baseball if I didn’t. I’d be in favor of a 45-game World Series this season just to keep the game rolling for as long as […]

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Let’s Review (BP Kansas City Episode 28)

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kansascitybaseballvault/2016/10/06/lets-review-bp-kansas-city-episode-28.mp3 After the Royals finished 81-81, Jeff and Mike reflected on the season and its frustrations, its high points, and what we take away from 2016. In the second segment, we reviewed our preseason predictions and held ourselves accountable for our bad calls and celebrated the correct ones. Follow the Vault at @KCBaseballVault. Follow host […]

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The 2018 Royals: Probably Better Than You Think

I told a few people the other day that the Royals are “logically eliminated, not mathematically eliminated” from postseason contention; sure, there is a path to the playoffs, but it involves so many what-ifs and need-this-and-thats that it is only a slightly better bet than a lottery ticket. There will be plenty of time to […]