The Kansas City Royals are playing great baseball right now and are winning games in every way possible. The struggles of the starting rotation have been silenced with back to back shutouts from Edinson Volquez and Yordano Ventura. Both Volquez and Ventura pitched seven quality innings giving up a combined seven hits while allowing no runs. Back to back quality starts was exactly what this rotation needed to get back on track. Continue reading “Kansas City Royals: The Best Team in Baseball”
The Kansas City Royals are almost assured of earning a berth into the 2014 World Series and ESPN’s Highly Questionable has added a new move to their Royals dance. The dance called “Bunt Steal” has been sweeping the nation as the Royals sweep each of their opponents in the playoffs. Without further ado here is the new and improved Royals dance!
The Royals dropped below .500 after being swept by a Boston team that is six games below .500, and fourth from the bottom in the American League. Dayton Moore still controls the team, and by all accounts, fighting to save his job. His fight may come at the cost of the entire Royals fan base.
Forty-two year old Raul Ibanez was signed by the Kansas City Royals on June 30, 2014, and played the very next day in right field. He has been with the team for six games, and tonight, he will make is sixth start. I can understand why you sign a forty-two year old RF while Nori Aoki is working his way back from a groin injury, but starting him makes little sense to me, especially considering Dyson was in the middle of a career hot streak.
Nori Aoki will be eligible to return to the Kansas City Royals on July 6, but will his starting position be waiting for him? Jarrod Dyson has played exceptionally well and has catapulted the Royals outfield from arguably the best defensive outfield in Major League Baseball to the stand alone number 1, alongside Alex Gordon and Lorenzo Cain. So, why the platoon?