Jorge Soler

Royals Rumors Ready to Pop at GM Meetings

There’s a general thought around the game that this season is going to be different than last in terms of action during the offseason. With so many free agents lingering into even spring training, it seems that players will be quicker to jump at contract offers rather than holding on to them and waiting to […]

Whit Merrifield

PECOTA Position Player Hits and Misses

For a long time, Royals fans thought PECOTA was the devil for projecting the team to finish far worse than they probably should have and ultimately did. I think a big issue here is that the biggest critics of projection systems don’t exactly understand what they are. They’re limited to the data available. So for […]

Cheslor Cuthbert

Let’s Talk 40-Man

With the World Series now in the books, we’re on to the offseason and that means the Royals have some massaging to do in order to make the 40-man roster one with, well, 40 or fewer players. There are currently 44 players on that roster including players on the 60-day disabled list and two free […]

Friday Notes

Friday Notes

The trade of Lucas Duda to the Braves along with September starting gives Royals fans something to be excited for at the end of a long, difficult season. I’m guessing the Royals won’t bring up everybody everyone wants to see, but it’s another opportunity for them to add some younger talent to the roster to […]

Lucas Duda

Roster math enters advanced trigonometry phase

With the dawn of September baseball peeking over the horizon along with the Omaha Storm Chasers formally eliminated from postseason consideration on Tuesday night, thoughts may turn to those who could soon join the big league club. As you’re daydreaming of expanded rosters, keep in mind the Royals have been judicious in the past with […]

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Revisiting Preseason Predictions (BP Kansas City Episode 108)

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kansascitybaseballvault/2018/07/19/revisiting-preseason-predictions-bp-kansas-city-episode-108.mp3 The Royals limped…crawled…technically made it to the All-Star break and are on pace for a franchise-worst record. There weren’t a lot of positives in the first half, but Jeff and Mike made some predictions in March and had to check on the status of those calls at the break. We discussed Jorge Soler, Alex […]