The Kansas City Royals have proven THEY ARE LAST YEAR’S ROYALS…
Down early in the season by seven games to the Chicago White Sox and looking lost, the Royals have found themselves and then some. Just three weeks later, they’re in first place with a sweep of the White Sox at home and three straight come from behind late inning wins.
Once again the team to beat in the American League is Kansas City.
We all had our doubts a few weeks ago. How could we not?
The Moose is out for the season. Alex Gordon is on the DL. And now Sal Perez is hurt.
But it doesn’t matter, the Royals called up three young players, Cheslor Cuthbert, Brett Eibner and Whit Merriefield and – Oh, my God – they look like three potential All Stars already.
In fact Eibner had two hits in the ninth inning the other day to lead the Royals to a 7 run, bottom of the ninth inning comeback, including the game winning final hit. He’s batting over .400 early, Whit is near .400 and now Palo Orlando is red hot hitting near .400. Continue reading