Talking About Royals Cuts, Eric Hosmer, Luke Hochevar on the Kansas City Baseball Vault

The Royals were busy trimming the roster and the latest Kansas City Baseball Vault discussed any surprises or disappointments in the cuts as well as what it means for the roster and any position battles going on. Along with that, we talked about the demotion of Luke Hochevar to the bullpen and its impact on the fifth starter race.

Eric Hosmer came up and inspired a discussion about concern, worry, and panic. His early spring numbers were strong, but his World Baseball Classic performance was not. He’s still the biggest question mark for the 2013 season.

Also, look for a friendly wager should Donnie Joseph make the opening day roster. While both Michael and Troy like his potential, Troy likes it a bit more. Don’t be a surprised to see a Kelvin Herrera vs. Donnie Joseph board bet…

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  • http://twitter.com/ColinMayhem The Real Troy Olsen

    We made sure to talk about Alex Gordon just for @Kevin Scobee. Also mentioned Jeff Parker’s love of Mendoza. Shout out to David Lowe for his great emails.