Jarrod Dyson

2017 Royals Trade Targets: Position Players

As we continue our look at Royals trade targets, I move from the pitching side to the position player side. The Royals are pretty well set at just about every position with the exception of designated hitter. They obviously signed Brandon Moss to mostly fill that hole, but he’s struggled mightily. Jorge Soler has been […]

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Shaking Up The Band (BP Kansas City Episode 41)

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kansascitybaseballvault/2017/01/12/shaking-up-the-band-bp-kansas-city-episode-41.mp3 So after a pretty quiet offseason, the Royals started to make a few moves. In the last week, the big move was trading longtime Royal Jarrod Dyson to Seattle for right-handed pitcher Nathan Karns. As a fan, it’s a tough move because Dyson has been in the organization so long and has had so […]

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Hasta La Vista, Wader (BP KC Episode 37)

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kansascitybaseballvault/2016/12/08/hasta-la-vista-wader-bp-kc-episode-37.mp3 It was hinted and suggested and assumed, and then it was finalized. Wade Davis was traded for Jorge Soler. We discussed the way the market developed, the implications of the move, Soler’s potential, Davis’s history, and where it leaves the Royals. Then we continued to talk about some Jarrod Dyson rumors and his sneaky […]

Friday Notes

Friday Notes

We have a new labor agreement in place, which means the offseason should theoretically open up. And what do you know? The winter meetings start on Monday, so there should at least be some rumors to talk about or something. Maybe the Royals aren’t just sitting out this offseason after all. As a public service, […]

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The Royals Rediscovered Their Aggressiveness on the Bases

Since the Royals resurgence began in 2013, they’ve earned a reputation as a team with speed. Between the 2013-2015 seasons, the Royals stole 410 bases, which led all of baseball. The second-highest total belonged to the Rangers, with 355. Among the 90 team seasons during that time frame, the Royals own the top two totals, […]