Jun 8, 2018; Arlington, TX, USA; Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve (27) bats against the Texas Rangers during the game at Globe Life Park in Arlington. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

Series Preview: Royals vs. Houston Astros, June 15-17

Next up for the Royals is the defending world champion Houston Astros, so I guess you could say that it can always get worse. The Astros probably aren’t too surprised to find themselves in a battle for first place, but I doubt they expected it to be with the Mariners. Their rotation has been outstanding […]

May 30, 2018; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Series Preview: Royals vs. Cincinnati Reds, June 12-13

The Royals get to welcome in a team in their current class in the Cincinnati Reds as they play a quick two-game set as the first part of a home and home series against the National League Club. The Reds are actually a sort of interesting team because they have multiple star-level offensive players. The […]

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Friday Notes

I went on Between the Lines on Tuesday while the second day of the draft was going on and I was asked when we might start to see some trades. I said it wouldn’t surprise me in the least if trades started going down as soon as the third day of the draft was over. […]

May 3, 2018; Seattle, WA, USA; Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Sean Manaea (55) throws against the Seattle Mariners during the first inning at Safeco Field. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

Series Preview: Royals at Oakland Athletics, June 7-10

The Oakland Athletics missed the Royals so much after their weekend stay in Kansas City that they’re inviting the boys in blue to the bay for a four-game set to hang out some more. We just learned about the A’s last weekend, so there’s nothing I can tell you here that you didn’t read six […]

Apr 17, 2018; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Athletics second baseman Jed Lowrie (8) celebrates with first baseman Matt Olson (28) after hitting a solo home run against the Chicago White Sox in the first inning at Oakland Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: John Hefti-USA TODAY Sports

Series Preview: Royals vs. Oakland Athletics, June 1-3

The Royals are red-hot (for them) and welcome in the Oakland Athletics for a three-game weekend set. The A’s are on the upswing, but not quite there yet, though they do have a talented roster with an offense that should honestly be better than it has been, a rotation featuring some promising young arms and […]