May 2, 2018; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Tigers third baseman Jeimer Candelario (46) hits a double in the first inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

Series Preview: Royals at Detroit Tigers, September 20-23

The Royals take their last trip to Detroit in 2018 to see the Tigers in a battle of the blah as the season comes to a close. I believe the current version of the Royals is better than the current version of the Tigers, though the current version of the Royals isn’t exactly a juggernaut […]

Jul 8, 2018; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Twins left fielder Eddie Rosario (20) at bat during the first inning against the Baltimore Orioles at Target Field. Mandatory Credit: Marilyn Indahl-USA TODAY Sports

Series Preview: Royals vs. Minnesota Twins, September 13-16

The Royals have four more games at home before they hit the road for one last time in 2018 and they welcome in the Minnesota Twins. It’s the final time these two teams will match up, so they know each other well and have been relatively evenly matched this season. We all know what a […]

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Second Half Stardom (BP Kansas City Episode 114)

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kansascitybaseballvault/2018/09/13/second-half-stardom-bp-kansas-city-episode-114.mp3 It’s been a difficult year, but the last month hasn’t been so bad. A number of Royals have started hitting, including surprises like Ryan O’Hearn, and a couple of pitchers have been great. It makes for a more entertaining second half and an encouraging finish to the season. We discuss Jakob Junis, Adalberto Mondesi, […]

Sep 3, 2018; Houston, TX, USA; Minnesota Twins first baseman Joe Mauer (7) hits a single during the third inning against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

Series Preview: Royals at Minnesota Twins, September 7-9

After getting some cold water thrown on them, the Royals travel back to Central time to take on the Minnesota Twins in a three-game weekend set between the Central Division rivals. As is always the case by September, we know quite a bit about Minnesota and about just how disappointing their season has been, with […]

Aug 10, 2018; Baltimore, MD, USA; Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones (10) singles in the first inning against the Boston Red Sox at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Mandatory Credit: Evan Habeeb-USA TODAY Sports

Series Preview: Royals vs. Baltimore Orioles, August 31-September 2

If you’re a fan of futility, and really who isn’t, this weekend is the weekend you’ve been waiting for. The Royals welcome in the only team worse than them in all of baseball, the Baltimore Orioles, for a three-game set that could help to determine who gets the number one pick in next June’s draft. […]