Things are not looking good for this year’s Royals…
There’s just no offense.
In fact, even their flagship sports station 610 Sports is down on the club’s efforts. Long games – like the 1-0 loss, a four hour game – are BORING.
“The Royals hard to watch right now.”
Yes, their starting pitching has been outstanding, but with no offense how long will that continue?
The big hurt is Eric Hosmer – the face of the team – doing next to nothing thus far.
He’s batting just .197, with one home run and he’s not getting it done with men on base. He’s nearly leading the league in hitting into double plays.
Alex Gordon continues to prove that his big contract and dumping Ben Zobrist to keep him, was a mistake.
Gordon has a large sample size of no offense. In 500 at bats he’s hitting just over .200 over the last two seasons.
Nobody is hitting well except Lorenzo Cain, however he’s not hitting with any power either and is the walk king right now.
Last year Paulo Orlando showed promise, this season he is batting just .149.
The good news is the season’s still young. Continue reading