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Mood Swings (BP Kansas City Episode 66)

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kansascitybaseballvault/2017/08/10/mood-swings-bp-kansas-city-episode-66.mp3 The Royals have been on the Royalcoaster in the second half and while they’re still in the playoff hunt, there’s a lot going on to toy with all of our emotions. We got caught up and discussed the two trades the Royals made to bulk up their roster, as well as the other roster […]

Friday Notes

Friday Notes

We’re 87 games in and have 75 to go in the long, long baseball season. It seems like it’s been about four seasons for the Royals already, but there’s still plenty more to come. Somehow, someway, the Royals find themselves in the thick of the pennant race, just three games out of first and 1.5 […]

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Speed Thrills

If you’ve been following along with the data revolution that is Statcast, you’re aware that they released a new metric on Tuesday. Sprint Speed is a measurement in terms of “feet per second in a player’s fastest one-second window.” A full explanation can be found here, but the ft/sec calculation makes sense, given that baseball […]

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The Juice From The Kansas City Power Company

On Wednesday in San Francisco, the Royals went 1-14 with runners in scoring position. If you didn’t know anything from the game other than that tidbit, you’d probably assume there weren’t a lot of runs provided by the Kansas City nine. Except it didn’t quite work that way. The Royals plated seven runs total. The […]