Aug 22, 2017; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Danny Duffy (41) pitches against the Colorado Rockies in the first inning at Kauffman Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports

For Starters, the Royals Might Be Okay

In one week, Royals pitchers and catchers will report to spring training in Surprise to begin the 2018 season. There are an inordinate number of questions left to be asked and answered, but one area where I think the Royals may be surprisingly sound is in their starting rotation, at least as of this particular […]

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 […]