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Royals’ Rotation Should Pile Up The Strikeouts

If you’ve paid any attention at all to the Royals’ spring training games, you’ve probably noticed that this team appears to have more power hitters than any recent edition we’ve seen here in Kansas City. Our own Craig Brown discussed that even before the start of spring training, and the numbers so far bear it out. […]

Matt Strahm

Rotation Depth Bodes Well For Royals

While this has been a quiet offseason for the Royals, I feel good about the rotation headed into the 2017 season. This is no small feat, because as we chronicled plenty here last season, the rotation was a big reason the 2016 Royals missed the playoffs and limped home with a .500 record. That excitement […]

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I Want To Believe (BP Kansas City Episode 22)

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kansascitybaseballvault/2016/08/18/i-want-to-believe-bp-kansas-city-episode-22.mp3 Just when it seemed the Royals were settling into a disappointing finish, they woke up. Behind strong pitching and some offensive performers starting to warm up, the Royals are possibly, maybe, kind of back in the playoff picture. It’s still a tall hill to climb up, and they’ll need some help, but we looked […]