Trade Target: Michael King

Some rumors have come out that the Yankees have been looking hard at LHP Tim Hill.  I took a look at a few guys in the Yankees system last night and this morning. The Royals feel like their window could be opening in 2021 or 2022 while others feel it might be 2023 before we…

Trade Target: Michel Baez

It will take a a prospect or two of quality and some international slot money to get Baez, but he is not an unreal target.  The Padres system is incredibly deep.  At the MLB level they have Paddock, Richards, Lamet, Lucchesi, and Lauer listed as starters with Quantrill and Bolanos listed as their rotation depth. …

Trade Target: Seth Elledge

The Royals probably may not be very competitive in 2020.  We all have heard that.  But they are set up to possibly be competitive in 2021 as all the pieces fall into place this year.  Because of that, we need to start finding guys for our bullpen and getting them into place.  Championship teams need…

Trade Target: Edwin Rios

There are a lot of things to like about Edwin Rios aside from the fact that he gave my then 5-year-old son a bat in Springdale while he was with Tulsa.  I am interested in his power and the fact that he is blocked in the Dodgers organization at two positions the Royals have needs. …

Trade Target: Cole Irvin

So the conversation came up this week on MLB Radio about the Phillies wanting to move Carlos Santana.  The Royals were mentioned as a potential trading partner because the Phillies want to move Rhys Hoskins in to first base to get his glove out of the outfield and upgrade the outfield defense.  Alex Gordon’s name…