Jorge Soler has had a huge second half, but in the last week, he hasn’t had much of an opportunity to continue with it. Most of the lineup behind him has really struggled, and he’s been stuck taking walks instead of hitting dingers. He’s still on pace to break the Royals single-season home run record, but he’s still got time.

We also talked about the Royals’ starting pitching and depth. All year we’ve seen their starters cover a lot of innings, and with the addition of Mike Montgomery, they have a group that’s at least intriguing going into the future. When you also look at the mix of strong pitching prospects in the Royals’ farm system, they may have a lot of decisions to make with how to line up so many strong arms.

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