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Stayin’ Alive (BP Kansas City Episode 67)

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kansascitybaseballvault/2017/08/17/stayin-alive-bp-kansas-city-episode-67.mp3 The Royals haven’t played very well in August, but they’re hanging on. Despite their struggles, they’re still in view of a path to the playoffs and the next two weeks will shape their destiny. With half their games against Cleveland and a series against Wild Card contender Tampa Bay, the Royals will have a […]

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Selling Now Would Be A Mistake For Royals

At the beginning of the 2017 season, the Royals went through an offensive funk you wouldn’t wish on your worst enemy. Well, maybe the Yankees. Anyway, the drumbeat began then, increasing in volume with every strikeout, popup, and weak grounder. Sell. Sell. Sellsellsell! After 30 games, the Royals were 10-20 and had scored a grand […]

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Reviewing First Half Predictions (BP Kansas City Episode 64)

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kansascitybaseballvault/2017/07/13/reviewing-first-half-predictions-bp-kansas-city-episode-64.mp3 In this week’s episode, we went back and reviewed our over/under predictions that we made last March to see what we’ve gotten right and wrong so far this season. We also discussed some recent pitching news, reviewed some All-Star Game info, and talked about what needs the Royals may have for the second half […]

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Full Speed Ahead (BP Kansas City Episode 63)

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kansascitybaseballvault/2017/07/06/full-speed-ahead-bp-kansas-city-episode-63.mp3 This week, we marveled at the homerun hitting power of Mike Moustakas and the All-Star invitations given to Sal Perez and Jason Vargas. Then there’s that little matter of the Royals jumping into a wild card spot and being within a game and a half of first place. Oh, also Danny Duffy returned a […]

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Moose Power

As the Royals swept through Seattle, they did it in a very New Royals sort of way. For sure, there was some quality pitching in the mix. Vargas’ rough start aside, they got a pair of good starts from Ian Kennedy and a semi-rehabbing Danny Duffy. The bullpen was nails, throwing 10.2 innings and allowing […]