Today’s undercard pits everyone’s favorite Cy Young candidate mop up reliever against everyone’s second favorite diminutive starter.
And sometimes when you’re on, you’re really f***ing on, and your friends they sing along and they love you.
The Royals and Jays face elimination.
None of today’s junior circuit starters pitched for his current team before late July.
Eyes on Brian Johnson, Luiz Gohara, Sean Manaea, A.J. Reed, Josh Hart, Chance Sisco
BP makes its annual stop at the K
Ben and Sam discuss their technical difficulties, Alex Rios’ trade value, and the origins of the surprisingly successful Pirates.
Ned Yost, Alcides Escobar, and the Royals retrace their steps.
Ben and Sam talk about a pair of All-Star candidates, then discuss Royals GM Dayton Moore’s comments about Kauffman Stadium suppressing walks.
With the Royals struggling to score, Ned Yost looks to the stats for assistance.
Ben and Sam discuss the mystery of mock drafts, how Joey Votto might age, the kinds of information scouts can trust, and the Royals’ lineup evolution.
A fence too far.
Ben and Sam discuss the Royals’ power outage and the comments made by their hitting coach, then talk about surprising physical signs that scouts study.
Is the Royals’ first baseman coming out of his slump, or still struggling?
Ben and Sam discuss the situation surrounding Barry Zito’s contract for 2014, and the Royals’ hot, small-sample start.