KC Baseball Vault March 26

Kansas City Baseball Vault — Royals Over /Under Prediction Jamboree

This time around, we talked about the bullpen battles and how the roster is starting to round into shape two weeks from opening day, including the optioning of Brandon Finnegan to Double A. The bulk of this week’s show, though, was spent guessing at the production of various Royals in 2015 via our first annual […]

Triple Play Podcast March 10

Triple Play Podcast – Episode 54

This week we preview the Detroit Tigers and American League East. The Royals made some news finally by signing Chris Young. Lots of other teams had news of their own: Yu Darvish Tore his UCL, the Cust signed Phil Coke, Cliff Lee is shut down. Most unfortunately, Tim Collins has ligament damage in his elbow. […]

Triple Play Podcast March 04

Triple Play Podcast – Episode 53

This week we have another MONSTER show. We preview the NL Central, wrapping up the National League. We also cover the Indians and what they have in store this season. Mike Moustakas says he’ll bunt more and Mike Sweeney was voted into the Royals Hall of Fame. Follow us @HunterSamuels @Deviator77 @DrTokuBall

Triple Play Podcast March 04

Triple Play Podcast – Episode 52

We have a monster show for you this week. Two hours of baseball analysis on the National League West, the Kansas City Royals and their top-100 prospects. We talk about Jurickson Profar’s injury and its long-term impact, Jason Giambi’s retirement, and a few minor league signings. We also continue our AL Central previews with the […]

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 […]

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