I Want To Believe (BP Kansas City Episode 22)

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kansascitybaseballvault/2016/08/18/i-want-to-believe-bp-kansas-city-episode-22.mp3 Just when it seemed the Royals were settling into a disappointing finish, they woke up. Behind strong pitching and some offensive performers starting to warm up, the Royals are possibly, maybe, kind of back in the playoff picture. It’s still a tall hill to climb up, and they’ll need some help, but we looked […]

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The Royals’ Fifth Starter Problem

It’s never too early to look ahead to the offseason, at least not when your team is below .500 in mid-August. The Royals have lots of things to fix this winter: a popgun offense, a suddenly leaky bullpen, and a subpar rotation. I do think that some of the offensive problems will fix themselves; I […]


RECAP: Royals 2, Tigers 4; Blasted

All losses are not created equal. Some are quick and merciless. A five-run first inning when your team is going up against an ace pitcher comes to mind. Others are slow and painful. Like watching your team boot the ball around the infield as your opponent scratches out random runs across multiple innings. Yet others […]


First Half Impressions and Keeping Us Honest About Predictions (BP Kansas City Episode 17)

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/kansascitybaseballvault/2016/07/14/first-half-impressions-and-keeping-us-honest-about-predictions-bpkc-episode-17.mp3 The Royals managed to limp to the end of the first half and then dominated the All Star Game. We covered a lot this week, including: Dayton Moore’s resume, Hosmer and Salvy in San Diego, the state of the AL Central, and general impressions about the first half. In our second segment, we revisited […]