Friday Notes

Friday Notes

The Royals are on the verge of averaging four runs per game for the season. If you round up, they are averaging four per game. After that brutal April, I knew there was obviously a chance they’d turn things around and be able to score some runs, but I didn’t think they’d be approaching that […]

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The Draft, Plus Strahm’s Shot and Moose’s Balboni Chase (BPKC Episode 60)

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kansascitybaseballvault/2017/06/15/the-draft-plus-strahms-shot-and-mooses-balboni-chase-bpkc-episode-60.mp3 The Royals have been playing well and scoring runs finally. A big part of that has been the power bat of Mike Moustakas. We discussed his continuing chase for Steve Balboni’s club record of 36 homers in a season, including some thoughts on his future past the trade deadline. We also talked about Matt […]

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Bring On The Kids

It’s time for a painful reckoning. Even discussing this is not fun. But yes, it is time to prepare ourselves to say goodbye to many of our favorite Royals. Sure, they’ll come back to Kansas City from time to time, wearing different colors, and some people will boo them while others give them ovations for […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 4-16-17

The Royals affiliates went 2-2 on Easter Sunday, with an extra inning win at High-A and a near no-hitter in Triple-A. HR Roll Call: Jorge Bonifacio (3), Ramon Torres (3), Zane Evans (1), Anderson Miller (1), Manny Olloque (3) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Chris DeVito 3-4, 2R, 2b, RBI BPKC Pitcher of the Day: […]

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Diamonds in the Rough 4-13-17

The Royals affiliates went 2-2 with an excellent pitching performance at Triple-A. HR Roll Call: Bubba Starling (1), Angelo Castellano (1) BPKC Hitter of the Day: Angelo Castellano 2-4, 3R, HR, 4 RBI BPKC Pitcher of the Day: Josh Staumont 6 IP, 1 H, 0R, 2 BB, 12 K, 4-2 GO-FO, 92p/58k, 16 swinging strikes […]

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Early Struggles, Early Moves (BP Kansas City Episode 52)

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kansascitybaseballvault/2017/04/13/early-struggles-early-moves-bp-kansas-city-episode-52.mp3 The Royals bullpen hasn’t been very strong. The offense has looked rough. It’s not ideal. So the Royals made a couple of moves to give Matt Strahm a break and get some fresh arms in town. Curiously, their struggling second baseman Raul Mondesi isn’t drawing much attention from the coaching staff yet. We talked […]