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Options and Showcases … and Some Politics (BP Kansas City Episode 33)

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kansascitybaseballvault/2016/11/10/options-and-showcases-and-some-politics-bp-kansas-city-episode-33.mp3 Disclaimer: We ended up talking a bit about the Election, so if you want to skip right to the baseball, jump to the 45 minute mark. We didn’t exactly hold back, so if you’re oversaturated with it, feel free to skip this week. The Royals made some decisions on mutual options and other contract […]

Friday Notes

Friday Notes

You know, in a way I don’t want the baseball season to end because I obviously love baseball. I wouldn’t be writing here and on Twitter and all that talking baseball if I didn’t. I’d be in favor of a 45-game World Series this season just to keep the game rolling for as long as […]

MLB: Kansas City Royals at Detroit Tigers

Losing Luke

The Royals have had their share of injuries in 2016. Big names have missed real time for the defending World Champions: Gordon, Moustakas, Cain and Wade Davis. In the grand scheme of notable baseball players, Luke Hochevar probably does not fit on the same plateau as those mentioned. His absence, however, certainly has been felt. […]

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The Deadline and Duffy Had a Good Day (BP Kansas City Episode 20)

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kansascitybaseballvault/2016/08/04/the-deadline-and-a-good-day-bp-kansas-city-episode-20.mp3 Two weeks ago, we talked about who the Royals might acquire at the trade deadline. Last week, we talked about who they might sell at the deadline. Turns out, after injuries to Luke Hochevar and Wade Davis, the Royals ended up with a pretty quiet deadline. We talked about the factors that lead to […]

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Who Might Stay and Who Might Go Now? (BP Kansas City Episode 19)

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kansascitybaseballvault/2016/07/28/who-might-stay-and-who-might-go-now-bp-kansas-city-episode-19.mp3 The Royals have not started the second half well. While the 2014 season saw them make a comeback with a similar record, the odds are against another trip to the playoffs. The sensible thing is to explore some trades and try to bolster the farm system. But we aren’t talking about trading anyone just […]