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The Moose Market

We’ve traveled from declaring this offseason market to being “weird” a couple months ago to “collusion!” today. I’m not certain I’ve packed my bags for that trip, but there’s certainly something afoot. The latest, the Mets signing Todd Frazier for two years at a total of $17 million, is the first hint of desperation. Not […]

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The Waiting Is The Hardest Part (BP Kansas City Episode 83)

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kansascitybaseballvault/2017/12/29/the-waiting-is-the-hardest-part-bp-kansas-city-episode-83.mp3 We took last week off for Christmas and … not much has changed. Eric Hosmer, Lorenzo Cain, and Mike Moustakas are still free agents, as are many other notable major leaguers. What gives? We discussed the factors in play and speculated about how this weird market might work out once things (if things) start […]

Oct 1, 2017; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Royals first basemen Eric Hosmer (35) hits a solo home run against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the first inning at Kauffman Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Peter G. Aiken-USA TODAY Sports

Hard Hittin’ – 10 Hardest Hit Balls by the Royals in 2017

This may surprise you, but the Royals actually hit the ball relatively hard in 2017. They weren’t the best. That distinction belonged to Oakland. But they found themselved nestled at 11th in baseball in exit velocity right between the offensive powerhouse that was the New York Yankees and the Texas Rangers, who finished fifth in […]

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Memories (BP Kansas City Episode 73)

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kansascitybaseballvault/2017/10/04/memories-bp-kansas-city-episode-73.mp3 This week was pretty simple. In this episode, we say goodbye to the foursome of Alcides Escobar, Mike Moustakas, Lorenzo Cain, and Eric Hosmer, sharing our memories of their play, key moments, and what they meant to the last era of Royals baseball. Subscribe to the podcast via iTunes and BlogTalkRadio. You can also […]