Mike Welch Blogs

Top 3 Story Lines for the 2018 Royals

Opening Day is Thursday, and you can catch us doing the show LIVE at Union Station in Kansas City. Heading into this season, there are a ton of story lines for the Royals . These are my top three.... 1. Alex Gordon After the 2015 World Series win, the Royals signed Alex Gordon to a 4-year, $72M... Read More

Top 3 Story Lines for the 2018 Royals

Opening Day is Thursday, and you can catch us doing the show LIVE at Union Station in Kansas City. Heading into this season, there are a ton of story lines for the Royals . These are my top three.... 1. Alex Gordon After the 2015 World Series win, the Royals signed Alex Gordon to a 4-year, $72M... Read More

Is Kansas City a Baseball Town?

Hardball Talk of NBC broke down which MLB cities are "baseball towns" , and when it came to the Royals, here's the assessment: Kansas City : Another one which may be closer now than it was five years ago when I first did this, but I feel like the Chiefs are a greater municipal passion. Good... Read More

Is Kansas City a Baseball Town?

Hardball Talk of NBC broke down which MLB cities are "baseball towns" , and when it came to the Royals, here's the assessment: Kansas City : Another one which may be closer now than it was five years ago when I first did this, but I feel like the Chiefs are a greater municipal passion. Good... Read More

The 2018 Chiefs Offense Is LOADED

This morning, I completely lost my mind with happiness when news broke that the Chiefs signed WR Sammy Watkins. If you missed it, listen here: Welch Freaks Out When He Learns About the Watkins Signing From @gmfb : The #Chiefs are signing WR Sammy Watkins to a 3-year contract, giving QB Patrick... Read More

The 2018 Chiefs Offense Is LOADED

This morning, I completely lost my mind with happiness when news broke that the Chiefs signed WR Sammy Watkins. If you missed it, listen here: Welch Freaks Out When He Learns About the Watkins Signing From @gmfb : The #Chiefs are signing WR Sammy Watkins to a 3-year contract, giving QB Patrick... Read More

Kansas City Can't Handle Polarizing Athletes

We have to accept the fact that, in part, Chiefs fans ran Marcus Peters out of Kansas City. Not all of them, not even most of them, but the small portion of vocal fans who disliked Marcus Peters, his protest and his personality, played a part in Peters being traded. Growing up in Kansas City and... Read More

Kansas City Can't Handle Polarizing Athletes

We have to accept the fact that, in part, Chiefs fans ran Marcus Peters out of Kansas City. Not all of them, not even most of them, but the small portion of vocal fans who disliked Marcus Peters, his protest and his personality, played a part in Peters being traded. Growing up in Kansas City and... Read More

Who the Chiefs should sign to backup Patrick Mahomes

Alex Smith is gone to Washington D.C., and I don't know one Chiefs fan on the planet who believes Tyler Bray should be the backup QB to Patrick Mahomes in 2018. We saw enough of Bray in Denver to know that we don't want the season in his hands if Mahomes goes down. So, the Chiefs need to sign a QB... Read More

Who the Chiefs should sign to backup Patrick Mahomes

Alex Smith is gone to Washington D.C., and I don't know one Chiefs fan on the planet who believes Tyler Bray should be the backup QB to Patrick Mahomes in 2018. We saw enough of Bray in Denver to know that we don't want the season in his hands if Mahomes goes down. So, the Chiefs need to sign a QB... Read More