Sources say that our Max Rieper, Shaun Newkirk, and Craig Brown are ready to talk Royals trades and preview the July 31 trade deadline. Plus we talk to R.J. Anderson of CBS Sports about what the trade market looks like.
Among the topics we discuss:
How did the Royals do in their recent trades?
What are some of the big names to be moved at the deadline? Will Whit Merrifield be one of them?
What do we make of the Mike Montgomery trade?
Will we miss Wily Peralta now that he’s gone?
Can the Royals move Ian Kennedy even with his huge contract?
What is the percentage chance that certain Royals players get traded by July 31?
Here are links to some of the things we talked about.
R.J. Anderson’s list of top hitters to be discussed in trade talks.
R.J.’s article on expansion in baseball.
Shaun Newkirk figures how much of the Ian Kennedy deal the Royals will have to eat to move him.