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Moustakas all alone atop Royals home run leaderboard; Royals thrash Jays

You gotta give the Kansas City Royals this—when it’s going well, it’s going REALLY well. And it went really, really, REALLY well Wednesday night against the Toronto Blue Jays. (According to Twitter, Mike Moustakas also did something of relative importance. We’ll get to that in moments.) As a group, the Royals pounded Toronto. Just beat […]

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Cleveland Gets An Historic Win; The Royals Were Glad To Help

All that was standing between the Kansas City Royals and stopping Cleveland’s three-week winning streak was Kelvin Herrera and the bottom of the Tribe’s order. That was it. Yandy Diaz and two pinch-hitters (Tyler Naquin and Francisco Mejia). Not the 1927 Yankees. There are better lower-end-of-the-order trios all over the MLB, and likely at least […]

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Ugly Numbers and Call-ups (BP Kansas City Episode 70)

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kansascitybaseballvault/2017/09/07/ugly-numbers-and-call-ups-bp-kansas-city-episode-70.mp3 Last week was very bad, but this week was…not *as* bad! The Royals suffered some ugly, ugly blowouts, and it seems like Jake Junis and Scott Alexander are the only pitchers doing well who are healthy right now. That’s not ideal. And yet, the Royals are still hanging around in the wild card race. […]