Zach Eflin delivers another complete game as Phillies shut down Royals

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'Oy1B8tliQTpWa0Bym-7VfA',sig:'SylHYrQ_Sl0kWQKZO-GQUGSY2czAqlMH_W1hCY1H-P8=',w:'594px',h:'396px',items:'1143636207',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.js Complete game shutout by Zach Eflin paces Phillies to victory The Philadelphia Phillies (22-16) received a masterpiece from starting pitcher Zach Eflin, who completely shut down the host Kansas City Royals (14-26) by 7-0 at Kauffman Stadium on Saturday night. Eflin tossed a complete game, his second in three … Continue reading Zach Eflin delivers another complete game as Phillies shut down Royals

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Whit Merrifield breaks out as Royals return to contention

Whit Merrifield emerges as productive second basemanWhen the Kansas City Royals opened play for the 2017 MLB season, very few prognosticators picked them to be a contender.The Royals captured back-to-back American League pennants in the 2014 and 2015 seasons. And in 2015, they won the second-ever World Series crown in franchise history. That isn’t all … Continue reading Whit Merrifield breaks out as Royals return to contention

Surprising Jason Vargas leads starting rotation of resurgent Royals

Vargas has been a surprise rotation leader for KCThe Kansas City Royals were contenders in the AL Central Division each season from 2013-15. In 2015, the Royals not only captured that division crown, they also won the World Series.Last year, Kansas City slipped to a third place .500 finish. The club struggled through the first couple … Continue reading Surprising Jason Vargas leads starting rotation of resurgent Royals

Can the Royals Bounce Back and Contend in 2017?

The Kansas City Royals and their fans suffered through nine straight losing campaigns and 17 of 18 dating back to the 1994 strike season.Then in the early part of this decade, the club began to build up one of the top farm systems in the game.It all came together for them at the big league … Continue reading Can the Royals Bounce Back and Contend in 2017?

The Other Team Shows Up

Omar Infante's HR twisted dagger into Hunter StricklandA funny thing happened last night on the way to the San Francisco Giants inevitable World Series championship. The other team showed up.The Kansas City Royals erupted for five runs in the 6th inning, then turned the game over to their shutdown back-end bullpen. The result was a … Continue reading The Other Team Shows Up