Phillies visit Kansas City for just second time since the 1980 World Series

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'Xd5IAlxqRkZIvkITyfMrlQ',sig:'ZIYTgfNKBiCowdWffYO8JIhR4FySSPOpraULzYaKPUM=',w:'594px',h:'395px',items:'51887258',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.js Phillies visit Kansas City for second time since the 1980 World Series On the surface, this mid-May series in Kansas City between the Philadelphia Phillies (21-15) and the host Kansas City Royals (13-25) at Kauffman Stadium might not seem very interesting. However, when you consider the situations … Continue reading Phillies visit Kansas City for just second time since the 1980 World Series

Phillies should not shut Aaron Nola down with just two starts remaining

Nola has become an ace for Phillies(Photo: By Arturo Pardavila III via Wiki Commons)This 2018 season has been a true breakout campaign for Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Aaron Nola. In his fourth year at the MLB level, Nola has shown that he can be that rarest of commodities – a true ace.The 25-year-old right-hander was chosen by … Continue reading Phillies should not shut Aaron Nola down with just two starts remaining

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

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