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 […]


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 […]

Wade Davis

Wake Me Up When September Begins

I’m not actually going to sleep all day or anything, but September has a chance to be a really fun month for the Royals. For one thing, you may have heard that they’re actually in the race, so rather than watching prospects prepare for the 2017 season, the final month is going to matter for […]


Diamonds in the Rough 8-30-16

A solid day for the affiliates with a pair of doubleheader sweeps including Burlington’s, which wrapped up a East division championship for them. HR Roll Call: Orlando Calixte (11), Ryan O’Hearn (21), Joe Dudek (5) BP KC Hitter of the Day – Ryan O’Hearn 3-5, HR, 5 RBI BP KC Pitcher of the Day – […]


Diamonds in the Rough 8-27-16

A 2-5 day for the affiliates with both the Burlington and Arizona squads stepping one step closer to a division championship. HR Roll Call Zane Evans (6), Austin Bailey (2), Joe Dudek (4) BP KC Hitter of the Day – Chris DeVito 2-5 R, 2-2b, 4 RBI BP KC Pitcher of the Day – Alex […]


The Deadline and Duffy Had a Good Day (BP Kansas City Episode 20)

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kansascitybaseballvault/2016/08/04/the-deadline-and-a-good-day-bp-kansas-city-episode-20.mp3 Two weeks ago, we talked about who the Royals might acquire at the trade deadline. Last week, we talked about who they might sell at the deadline. Turns out, after injuries to Luke Hochevar and Wade Davis, the Royals ended up with a pretty quiet deadline. We talked about the factors that lead to […]


Who Might Stay and Who Might Go Now? (BP Kansas City Episode 19)

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kansascitybaseballvault/2016/07/28/who-might-stay-and-who-might-go-now-bp-kansas-city-episode-19.mp3 The Royals have not started the second half well. While the 2014 season saw them make a comeback with a similar record, the odds are against another trip to the playoffs. The sensible thing is to explore some trades and try to bolster the farm system. But we aren’t talking about trading anyone just […]