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The season has lasted eight full days and the Royals have played four games. That alone makes any kind of significant analysis difficult, and when you add in the abnormally cold weather, it’s hard to come to any real conclusions this soon. The only thing I think I can say definitively is that I still […]

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 […]

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Trade Discussion and Recalling the Alex Gordon Deal (BP Kansas City Episode 85)

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kansascitybaseballvault/2018/01/11/trade-discussion-and-recalling-the-alex-gordon-deal-bp-kansas-city-episode-85.mp3 In the past week, the Royals made a trade, sending Joakim Soria and Scott Alexander out and acquiring minor leaguers Trevor Oaks and Erick Mejia. We discuss. We also revisit the re-signing of Alex Gordon, just a short two years ago. It’s…not that uplifting, I’m afraid. Subscribe to the podcast via iTunes and BlogTalkRadio. […]