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How Do You Spell Relief? (BP KC Episode 38)

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kansascitybaseballvault/2016/12/15/how-do-you-spell-relief-bp-kc-episode-38.mp3 The rumor mill has stopped churning out tidbits for now, so Jeff and Mike made a wishlist of three relievers each who they’d like to see the Royals go after this offseason. We weighed some pros and cons for each and wondered if the payroll freed up by the Wade Davis trade would allow […]

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Hasta La Vista, Wader (BP KC Episode 37)

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kansascitybaseballvault/2016/12/08/hasta-la-vista-wader-bp-kc-episode-37.mp3 It was hinted and suggested and assumed, and then it was finalized. Wade Davis was traded for Jorge Soler. We discussed the way the market developed, the implications of the move, Soler’s potential, Davis’s history, and where it leaves the Royals. Then we continued to talk about some Jarrod Dyson rumors and his sneaky […]

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The Wade Davis Experience

Wade Davis came to Kansas City enveloped in a cloud of anger. It was hardly his fault. The anger was of a fanbase frustrated with losing and with the trade of top prospect Wil Myers. It was called the James Shields Trade, but really, we should adjust our thought process. Turns out, Davis was the […]

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Bullpens, Bargaining, Battlestar Galactica (BP Kansas City Episode 32)

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kansascitybaseballvault/2016/11/04/bullpens-bargaining-battlestar-galactica-bp-kansas-city-episode-32.mp3 The 2016 baseball season is over. The Royals have handed over their crown. So now, it’s time to look at the offseason. First, we talked about the evolution of bullpens and if we think the usage of Andrew Miller, Aroldis Chapman, et al signal a new approach to watch for in 2017, or if […]

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The Plot Thickens – BP Kansas City Episode 23

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kansascitybaseballvault/2016/09/01/the-plot-thickens–bp-kansas-city-episode-23.mp3 The Royals had one of their best months ever in August and it put them back in the hunt for a playoff spot. They still need a lot to go their way, though, and we looked at the scenarios, from a crowded wild card picture to a still-possible division title. September might be epic […]