The Royals had an active week to open the second half of the season.
In the span of just a couple of days, they called up Bubba Starling, traded away Homer Bailey, and swapped Martin Maldonado for former Royals draftee Mike Montgomery.
And on top of that, they also won three of their first four games (and won on the night we recorded as well). Brad Keller and Jakob Junis had key early second-half performances and the team is scoring some runs, too.
Not a bad way to head towards the trading deadline. Speaking of, we also talked about who might be next to be dealt before July 31st…and who’s less likely to go.
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