Francisco Lindor and Jose Ramirez

Series Preview: Royals vs. Cleveland Indians, September 27-30

This is it. The final four games of the 2018 season are at Kauffman Stadium for the Royals as they welcome in the division champion Cleveland Indians for a season-ending tryst. In spite of their third straight division title, the Indians have to be considered underwhelming this year as they are pretty much living off […]

May 30, 2018; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Series Preview: Royals at Cincinnati Reds, September 25-26

The last road city the Royals will visit is the Queen City where they’ll take on the Cincinnati Reds, who are finishing up a campaign that has seen the rest of the NL Central lap them, though their season isn’t without its positives. For one, they’ve played much better under Jim Riggleman. They haven’t been […]

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Second Half Stardom (BP Kansas City Episode 114)

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kansascitybaseballvault/2018/09/13/second-half-stardom-bp-kansas-city-episode-114.mp3 It’s been a difficult year, but the last month hasn’t been so bad. A number of Royals have started hitting, including surprises like Ryan O’Hearn, and a couple of pitchers have been great. It makes for a more entertaining second half and an encouraging finish to the season. We discuss Jakob Junis, Adalberto Mondesi, […]

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RECAP: Junis keeps shoving to take down Chicago

Take away June and July and let him exclusively face the American League Central and Jakob Junis might be the best pitcher in baseball. Now, remove any of those elements from the equation and things get a little more squirrely. Fortunately, that didn’t matter this is September and those were the White Sox and Junis […]

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Look Lively (BP Kansas City Episode 113)

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kansascitybaseballvault/2018/09/06/look-lively-bp-kansas-city-episode-113.mp3 This week we covered the end of Danny Duffy’s season and the impact his varied ailments might have on him going forward. We also talked about the shifting perception of his contract and trade value. In other injury news, we expressed disappointment in Jorge Soler’s setback during his rehab stint. After a strong start, […]