KC Baseball Vault September 02

September Call-Ups and Playoff Rotation Possibilities

There was a lot to cover this week including the following: -potential call-ups in September -the impending debut of Miguel Almonte -recent starts by Yordano Ventura -figuring out who might be the fourth starter during the playoffs between Danny Duffy and Kris Medlen Plus, while recording, the Royals announced the trade for outfielder Jonny Gomes, […]

kickball2 August 23

Kickball for a Cause

I joined Twitter back in 2009. At the time, it was mostly to join in on the fun of live-tweeting Zack Greinke starts with fellow Royals fans. But what started out as just events surrounding Greinke’s games developed into much more. By 2010, I was blogging for Kings of Kauffman and Royals game live tweets […]

KC Baseball Vault August 19

Sizing Up the American League Contenders

This week on the Vault we took a look at some of the key players on this Royals team. We discussed the breakout seasons of Eric Hosmer and Lorenzo Cain, as well as talked about the performances of Danny Duffy and Yordano Ventura lately. Then we discussed other AL contenders, taking a look at which […]

KC Baseball Vault August 13

Kansas City Baseball Vault – Retro Show with guests Buddy Biancalana, Greg Pryor, and Freddie Patek

With Retro Night coming up this weekend, we dipped into the archives to bring you three interviews with some former Kansas City Royals. First, we talked with Buddy Biancalana, shortstop for the 1985 World Series championship team. He talked about getting into the zone, using fear as a motivator, and his World Series experience. Then, […]

KC Baseball Vault August 05

Kansas City Baseball Vault (8/4/15) – Royals Are Bad Boys Again and Recapping Trading Deadline

Well, the Royals found themselves in the middle of the diamond in a scrum again, this time trading words with Toronto over the weekend. As a result, the Royals are wearing the “bad boy” tag again, after a couple months of no such incidents. Jeff and Mike talked about the fallout from that series and […]

KC Baseball Vault July 28

Kansas City Baseball Vault – That Time the Royals Traded For Johnny Cueto

With the best record in the AL and the biggest lead of any division-leading team, the Royals went out and got better. We talked about the big, unprecedented (for the Royals) trade that sent Johnny Cueto to the Royals for Brandon Finnegan, John Lamb, and Cody Reed. Not only is Cueto an ace, but his […]

KC Baseball Vault July 23

Kansas City Baseball Vault: The Kelly’s Westport Inn 2015 All Star Game Watch Party Show

With so many Royals involved in the 2015 All Star Game, we invited listeners and Royals fans out to Kelly’s Westport Inn to watch the American League in action. Guided by Ned Yost, the AL won, Lorenzo Cain provided two hits, and the Royals held their own despite media hand-wringing leading up to the game. […]

KC Baseball Vault July 13

Kansas City Baseball Vault: First Half Rundown (and ASG Watch Party Info)

The Kansas City Royals have finished the first half with 52 wins. They lead the American league. They’ve had seven players selected to the All Star team. They’re defending AL Champs. So what elements have come together so far for this run? Jeff and Mike discuss the team approach and identity and the breakouts that […]

KC Baseball Vault July 09

Kansas City Baseball Vault: All Star Game Election and Watch Party Info

Mark your calendar for July 14 when the Royals invade the All Star Game. We’ll be out at Kelly’s Westport Inn recording a live podcast and talking baseball while Royals fans come out to enjoy a watch party. There will be giveaways and guests and a lot of fun. More information will be posted here: […]

KC Baseball Vault July 02

KCBBV Vintage Vault: Bob Kendrick Visits (November 2011)

This episode is a bit different. We’ve talked a lot so far about the Royals and their current play, but one of our goals is to dig into the history of baseball in Kansas City, too. In an effort to do so, this is a rebroadcast of an episode of the old Royalman Report from […]

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