Stayin’ Alive (BP Kansas City Episode 67)

The Royals haven’t played very well in August, but they’re hanging on. Despite their struggles, they’re still in view of a path to the playoffs and the next two weeks will shape their destiny. With half their games against Cleveland and a series against Wild Card contender Tampa Bay, the Royals will have a shot to take control. If they slip up, they’re odds get more and more slim.

On top of that, we updated the Mike Moustakas home run chase. With the team record all but broken, we reflected on the symbolism and meaning of watching a long-standing record fall. We’ve been tracking this chase all season, so hopefully by our next episode, Kansas City will have a new home run king.

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