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Smoke and Mirrors (BP Kansas City Episode 56)

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kansascitybaseballvault/2017/05/11/smoke-and-mirrors-bp-kansas-city-episode-56.mp3 The Royals have hit a little better in May but Ned Yost is still working on how to jumpstart the offense. So he went back to an old trick and put Alcides Escobar at leadoff. We talked about “Esky Magic” and why it’s silly if you’re taking it seriously. After the break, we talked […]

Mar 11, 2017; Goodyear, AZ, USA; Kansas City Royals second baseman Christian Colon (24) fist pounds Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost (3) after scoring a run against the Cleveland Indians during the fifth inning at Goodyear Ballpark. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

Minor Happenings

Heating Up in Omaha – Winter quickly flew through the midwest this year leaving near 80-degree temperatures this past weekend. Things don’t look like they will cool down anytime soon for the Storm Chasers who could present quite the rotation for the Triple-A Royals squad. With an excellent spring to date, Josh Staumont may have […]

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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 […]

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 […]