Jon Jay

Thanks Jon Jay, Royals add a pair of pitchers for the outfielder

The Royals exercised a trade with the Arizona Diamondbacks tonight, dealing Jon Jay for a pair of minor league pitchers, Gabe Speier and Elvis Luciano. The prospect that we are more likely to see the soonest is left-handed reliever Speier, currently at Double-A Jackson. Via 2080 Baseball – Not a guy with real big stuff, Speier has a pitch-to-contact […]

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Strikeouts and Homers and Hits, Oh My (BP Kansas City Episode 102)

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kansascitybaseballvault/2018/06/01/strikeouts-and-homers-and-hits-oh-my-bp-kansas-city-episode-102.mp3 The Royals had some success this week, including some solid pitching performances by Brad Keller, Danny Duffy, and Jason Hammel. We covered some of the recent DL moves and the way it’s shifted the pitching staff. We also discussed Jon Jay’s successful May, Hunter Dozier’s adjustment to the big leagues, and took another look […]

May 20, 2018; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Royals third baseman Hunter Dozier (17) singles in the eighth inning against the New York Yankees at Kauffman Stadium. The Yankees won 10-1. Mandatory Credit: Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

Royals Progress Report

The 2018 season for the big league Royals was never meant to be a championship season. It was never meant to provide thrilling moments in August and September. It was never meant to provide even a glimmer of hope that the team could even be in contention at the one-third mark. Sure nobody in the […]