Miguel Sano

Series Preview: Royals at Minnesota Twins, May 19-21

After coming back to earth to start the week, the Royals now hit the road and head to the place that started the trouble this season, Minneapolis. They’ll take on the Twins in a three-game weekend set with a chance to make up some ground in the division that they lost in the season’s first […]

Nate Karns

Karns and the Solo Shots

Nate Karns has been a very good starter for the 2017 Royals. He’s made seven starts and posted a 3.63 ERA with 46 strikeouts in 39.2 innings. Lately, he’s been especially adept at getting the strikeout with 29 in his last three outings, spanning 17.1 innings pitched. His strikeout rate is up a bit from […]

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Almost Go Time (BP Kansas City Episode 50)

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kansascitybaseballvault/2017/03/31/almost-go-time-bp-kansas-city-episode-50.mp3 It’s been an active winter for the Royals, full of difficult decisions and even more difficult emotions. On Monday, however, it’s time for another baseball season and Opening Day. We discussed the sneaky potential in the starting rotation, the depth of the lineup, and the makeup of the bullpen and what the season may […]

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Royals’ Rotation Should Pile Up The Strikeouts

If you’ve paid any attention at all to the Royals’ spring training games, you’ve probably noticed that this team appears to have more power hitters than any recent edition we’ve seen here in Kansas City. Our own Craig Brown discussed that even before the start of spring training, and the numbers so far bear it out. […]

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Nate Karns: Three Pitches And The Truth

Think of the greatest duos in history. Peanut butter and jelly. Batman and Robin. Now picture Nate Karns and his fastball and curveball. (Fine. Technically that’s a trio, but we’re focusing on Karns’ pitches today. OK?) Hyperbole? You bet. How else would you be snookered into reading an article about Karns and his pitch selection? […]