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Royals Review Radio: The starting pitching episode

Plus we talk expanded playoffs.

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Pitching is the currency of baseball, so Max Rieper, Shaun Newkirk, and Matthew LaMar take an audit to see the Royals finances. We discuss the state of the rotation and opine on the expanded playoffs possibly a permanent change. Among the topics we discuss:

What do the Royals have with Jakob Junis?

Will the Royals trade Danny Duffy this off-season?

What is the most likely career outcome for Brady Singer?

What does next year’s rotation look like?

How do we feel about an expanded post-season here to stay?

Who do we want to see in the World Series?

Here are links to some of the things we discussed:

Matthew LaMar’s article on making hard decisions on moving pitchers to the bullpen.

Alec Lewis talks to Keith Law about Brady Singer and the farm system.

Our discussion of expanded playoffs possibly here to stay.

Alec Lewis’ story about the evolution of the Royals’ pitcher development program.

Jayson Stark’s article on Rich Dotson and the father he never knew.

You can also follow Max Rieper on Twitter at @maxrieper, Shaun Newkirk at @shauncore, and Matthew LaMar at @LaMar_Matt. Royals Review Radio is available on iTunes.