Apr 12, 2018; Cleveland, OH, USA; Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Michael Fulmer (32) delivers i the first inning against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field. Mandatory Credit: David Richard-USA TODAY Sports

Series Preview: Royals at Detroit Tigers, April 20-22

The Royals get to take on one of their fellow basement dwellers this weekend in what’s become a four-game set due to the postponement from a couple weeks ago. Of course, the Royals will really have to do some winning this series in order to actually be on the same level as the Tigers, who […]


Injury Updates and Pitching Chatter (BP Kansas City Episode 96)

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kansascitybaseballvault/2018/04/13/injury-updates-and-pitching-chatter-bp-kansas-city-episode-96.mp3 Alex Gordon will miss some time with a torn labrum in his hip, and while he hasn’t been hitting this season so far, it still injects more uncertainty into the Royals lineup. Meanwhile, Salvador Perez might be returning sooner than expected? We discuss the lineup and the impact of these injuries, plus a potential […]


Anatomy of a strikeout

The kid pitcher with exactly 101 major league innings on his resume. The slugging veteran who is a career .317/.395/.553 hitter with 463 home runs on his way to Cooperstown. A mismatch perhaps? Not when the kid comes armed with a wipeout slider. Jakob Junis found himself in a spot of trouble in the third […]