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I pretty much had the same thought run through my head when I saw the Hampson signing. I thought, “well, they are trading Garcia.” Moving Loftin to third and Hampson as the utility infielder. All fine with it if it goes down that way. If they trade nobody….well, I’m not sure of the point….and yes, it’s peanuts I know. That’s my hope anyway. We’ll see what happens.

I do find it a little interesting that nobody really wants to win the central. The Twins suddenly have no starting pitching as well. Lol. Guardians are looking to move Bieber yet. It’s part of the frustration of the Royals sucking for so long. This is such a winnable division. That said, a little disappointed in no Gray or Maeda. I’d have been fine with both of them. I know you can’t get everyone…but was a little more hopeful on Gray after you said he liked KC.

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Was Lucus Duda not available?

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David,

Regarding the hitting coach position, a couple weeks ago you wrote “ the name I’ve heard they’re adding to the bench as a third hitting coach is someone who I think can actually make a difference.”

Is Dillon who you were referring to?

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For a team that can’t hit or get on base, we trade Garcia and keep Massey. Yep, that’s a very Royal thing to do

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As always, thank you for your updates. Looking forward to the Winter Meetings, but just don't expect much from KC. Hoping I'm wrong.

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Afraid the back of Massey’s card will read “he was unlucky”

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You might have something out today…but man, that ATL/SEA trade irritates me quite a bit. For basically Kowar and cash they got Kelenic, a starter, and probably org depth…but still. It was pretty much just a salary dump. So does that mean the Royals didn’t even talk to SEA about something like that before? Or you think they were really interested in Wright even though he wasn’t going to pitch this year? IDK that I wouldn’t rather have the Kelenic/Gonzalez package. Oh well, only time will tell.

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