Aug 22, 2017; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Danny Duffy (41) pitches against the Colorado Rockies in the first inning at Kauffman Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports

For Starters, the Royals Might Be Okay

In one week, Royals pitchers and catchers will report to spring training in Surprise to begin the 2018 season. There are an inordinate number of questions left to be asked and answered, but one area where I think the Royals may be surprisingly sound is in their starting rotation, at least as of this particular […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 8-5-17

Royals affiliates went 5-4 with a split of a doubleheader at Low-A. Cam Gallagher Profile What should you expect to see from the former 2nd round pick should he get the opportunity to help out with the Sal Perez injury. Defensively is where Gallagher shines as the big bodies catcher shows good receiving skills with […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 7-3-17

The Royals affiliates played four extra inning games in their 1-8 day Monday. J2 Signing Day Notes – A Royals official gave me a little information on the two Venezuelan signees for the July 2nd international signing period. Both players are right-handed hitters with average speed. The Royals scouts believe Jesus Reyes is a plus […]

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Fidgeting Into Summer (BP Kansas City Episode 58)

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kansascitybaseballvault/2017/06/01/fidgeting-into-summer-bp-kansas-city-episode-58.mp3 Danny Duffy went on the DL. He’s unlikely to return until near the trade deadline. This team may look quite different when he returns. We discussed Duffy’s injury and what it means, especially for this point in the season and where the Royals sit in the standings. A tough hill to climb just got […]