Friday Notes

Friday Notes

Maybe the Royals have weathered the latest storm, ending their five-game losing streak on the road trip and then winning three of their last four. Of course, with the way the bullpen has thrown, it might not really matter in the long run. We’re at the point now where the long run isn’t really the […]

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Moves on Moves (BP Kansas City Episode 62)

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kansascitybaseballvault/2017/06/29/moves-on-moves-bp-kansas-city-episode-62.mp3 The Royals were busy this week, going above .500, going back under .500, and shifting guys around. We discussed Danny Duffy’s rehab start and his timeline to return. We discussed Nate Karns going to the 60-day disabled list. We discussed Jorge Soler coming up while Cheslor Cuthbert went on the DL and we discussed […]

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Speed Thrills

If you’ve been following along with the data revolution that is Statcast, you’re aware that they released a new metric on Tuesday. Sprint Speed is a measurement in terms of “feet per second in a player’s fastest one-second window.” A full explanation can be found here, but the ft/sec calculation makes sense, given that baseball […]