KC Baseball Vault March 01

Kansas City Baseball Vault — Prospects and Various Spring Training Things

With spring training starting up, we got caught up on the latest news out there, but mostly talked about prospects and minor leaguers. Every team needs depth and the Royals are no different. We discussed which players might get the call this year, which ones might have an impact, and which prospects are the most […]

KC Baseball Vault February 20

Kansas City Baseball Vault: 02/18/15 – Talking ZiPS with Dan Szymborski

This week, we welcomed ESPN writer and Fangraphs contributor Dan Szymborski to the show. Szymborski is the creator of the ZiPS projection system geared towards projected each player on each team during the winter. We talked to Dan about what ZiPS is trying to do and the nature of statistical evaluation and its pitfalls and […]

Triple Play Podcast February 18

Triple Play Podcast – Episode 51

This week begins our season previews. We start with the National League East and we also will focus on one AL Central team every week. This week we talk Twins. As always, we cover the major signings and Royals news. Although they were quiet, they made a few notable deals.

Walkoff Talk Blue February 13

WalkOff Talk Episode 40: Return of the Talk

Betcha thought we were gone, didntja? Well, we’re not! WalkOff Talk is back with Episode 40! This is a short one, since a) it’s the offseason and b) we’re just getting you used to the sweet sound of our bickering voices again. But hey, Salvy and the Royals pitchers report to Surprise in a week, […]

KC Baseball Vault February 11

Kansas City Baseball Vault – 2/9/15 – Shields Signs and Some Spring Training Thoughts

So James Shields finally signed. After a week where we talked about how the Royals might have a slim chance to re-sign him, Shields agreed to a deal with San Diego. We looked at the fallout now that it’s official and talked about the comparisons to the players the Royals signed ahead of Shields, as […]

Triple Play Podcast February 10

Triple Play Podcast – Episode 50

We actually had some news this week. The Royals reached deals with Lorenzo Cain, Mike Moustakas and Danny Duffy. Around the league, we talked about Wade Miley’s extension with the Red Sox. Ryan Ludwick and Nate Schierholtz signed minor league deals with the Rangers and will form an interesting platoon. We also talk a long […]

KC Baseball Vault February 05

Kansas City Baseball Vault – Shields and Shifts

As the Royals settled some arbitration cases, we talked about some of the potential changes to the game – pitch clocks, shifts, adding offense – that have come up recently and been pitched by new Commissioner Rob Manfred. We also talked about why James Shields hasn’t signed yet and the potential that he could end […]

Triple Play Podcast February 04

Triple Play Podcast – Episode 49

Last week was pretty slow, but we focus on a few of the bigger signings–Devin Mesoraco, Casey Jannsen, Gordon Beckham and a few others. We also talk about Jarrod Dyson.

Triple Play Podcast January 28

Triple Play Podcast – Episode 48

This week, we talk about the Dexter Fowler and Yovani Gallardo trades, Max Scherzer’s big and crazy payday and, of course, the Royals. Follow us on Twitter Reese Hunter Matt

Triple Play Podcast January 20

Triple Play Podcast – Episode 47

Huge episode about large moves, small moves and everything in between. We talk about Yunel Escobar’s most recent trade to the Nationals and Royals arbitration negotiations.


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