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Giving it One Last Ride – The Comeback of Bryan Brickhouse

The 2011 draft was supposed to be the “one,” the draft that kept it all going. After all, the Royals had already been named by prospect hounds everywhere as having the best-ever farm system earlier in the year. During that 2011 season, Eric Hosmer, Mike Moustakas, Salvador Perez, Johnny Giavotella and Danny Duffy were all graduating […]

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It’s Never Too Early to Discuss the Draft – Jarred Kelenic

There is not likely to be a prospect in this year’s upcoming draft who brings five-tool potential to the table the way that this Wisconsin gym rat does. The product of his father’s indoor training facilities, the same facilities that former Wisconsin Badgers defensive lineman J.J. Watt has trained in. With access to those facilities at his […]

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Changes and Uncertain Futures (BP Kansas City Episode 78)

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kansascitybaseballvault/2017/11/10/changes-and-uncertain-futures-bp-kansas-city-episode-78.mp3 This week, we covered some 2017 Awards and the Royals who received qualifying offers (and reiterated their impact). We also looked at what’s ahead. The Royals are in transition, with players leaving, new coaches coming in, and some hints at drama behind the scenes. We knew this offseason would have some intrigue, but may […]

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An Uncertain Future

The Royals are stuck. They are stuck with a general manager who most likely has interest in a similar job with another organization. They are stuck with ownership who currently doesn’t have a clear plan of their own level of involvement over the next several years. And in the most important offseason in the history […]