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Ugly Numbers and Call-ups (BP Kansas City Episode 70)

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kansascitybaseballvault/2017/09/07/ugly-numbers-and-call-ups-bp-kansas-city-episode-70.mp3 Last week was very bad, but this week was…not *as* bad! The Royals suffered some ugly, ugly blowouts, and it seems like Jake Junis and Scott Alexander are the only pitchers doing well who are healthy right now. That’s not ideal. And yet, the Royals are still hanging around in the wild card race. […]

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Moustakas tags No. 36, Alexander holds on in Royals win

The ninth inning of this game had no business being remotely interesting, let alone with the bases loaded, two down, in a one-run game. Yet here we were mere moments ago, watching helplessly as Scott Alexander loaded the bases after Kelvin Herrera was pulled—again—due to injury—again—leaving Alexander to clean up the mess. And Alexander delivered. […]

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Why Hosmer and Moustakas might look elsewhere (other than money)

There are ways the Kansas City Royals could bring back both Eric Hosmer and Mike Moustakas. Unfortunately, with both being Scott Boras clients, they involve David Glass developing the Midas Touch or falling butt-first into a Sorcerer’s Stone. (h/t all Harry Potter nerds) Financially, it’s unlikely to work—had Hosmer continued his dismal early season showing […]

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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 […]