The Royals were mocked in the off-season for their moves, but out to an impressive start, it’s clear that teams could learn a thing or two from Kansas City’s free-agency pickups.
Tommy John surgery is the fear.
Royals left-hander Jason Vargas is headed to the disabled list with a strained flexor tendon.
Vargas was off to a rough start this season, posting a 5.26 ERA through five outings, but he tossed six innings of two-run ball against the Indians on Wednesday.
Anyone got a spare Wil Myers they can trade?
The guys try to contin their giddyness while comparing the Royals hot start to other teams that jusmped out to a 7-0 record. They also discuss the Alex Rios injury, the resurgance of Mike Moustakas, and Ventura versus Trout.
In this episode Danny and Craig try not to get too excited about the Royals opening day offensive onslaught, discuss the Ventura extension, and Danny predicts that Lorenzo Cain will be the American League MVP.
Note: While the plan is to record the podcast on off days during the season, we may experience a temporary hiatis, as we both plan seperate moves to the KC metro area.
The guys discuss the frightning numbers that Royals pitchers have been putting up this spring, Brandon Finnigan’s demotion, Alex Gordon’s contract situation, and the apparent loss of Jandel Gustave. They also justify making fun of a handicapped guy.
In this episodeof the podcast,the wheels fall off the bus pretty quick as Danny botches the introductions. The duo get it together well enough to discuss the delightful Spring Training the Bullys of Surprise are having, and what the 2016 rotation might look like.
In the latest installment of the Royal Blue Nation Podcast Craig Explains to Danny that Zips aren’t shoes with pockets, and the duo sets out to determine the 25 players the Royals will break camp with.
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The third episode of the RBN Podcast is a roller coaster of emotion as Craig and Danny wallow in the likelihood of Royals draft pick flops, relive the joys of watching professional wrestling on monday nights, and remember the creepy Ray Vincent commercials that used to play during Royals games.