May 5, 2018; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Royals left fielder Alex Gordon (4) drives in a run on an error by Detroit Tigers center fielder Leonys Martin (not pitctured) in the ninth inning at Kauffman Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports

RECAP: Royal beating administered in Chicago

Dannnnnnng y’all. The White Sox are really bad now. I’m not saying this as a good development, although the Royals won a game (and the series!) by defeating the White Sox 10-5. But for the grander scheme—bottoming out, securing draft position, the hallmarks of rebuilding baseball teams—it’s a bad development. The Royals have six more […]

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RECAP: The phenom leaves early, but the Royals lose anyway

If the Royals broke Shohei Ohtani, I’m gonna be mad. There’s no real modern-day precedent for Ohtani, the young Japanese dual-threat who likely cost himself armfuls of money by coming over as an international amateur rather than waiting a couple of years, when he could’ve secured a contract akin to an armored car backing up […]