May 2, 2018; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Tigers third baseman Jeimer Candelario (46) hits a double in the first inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at Comerica Park. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

Series Preview: Royals at Detroit Tigers, September 20-23

The Royals take their last trip to Detroit in 2018 to see the Tigers in a battle of the blah as the season comes to a close. I believe the current version of the Royals is better than the current version of the Tigers, though the current version of the Royals isn’t exactly a juggernaut […]

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Series Preview: Royals at Pittsburgh Pirates, September 17-19

The Pirates had an interesting strategy at the deadline, buying and buying big in spite of their distance from the top of the wild card heap. The idea was that if they could continue winning (they were on one at the time), great, but their big move to acquire Chris Archer was with an eye […]

Sep 5, 2018; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago White Sox first baseman Matt Davidson (24) bats before a rain delay in the second inning against the Detroit Tigers at Guaranteed Rate Field. Mandatory Credit: Matt Marton-USA TODAY Sports

Series Preview: Royals vs. Chicago White Sox, September 10-12

The Royals return to Kansas City for their penultimate homestand of the 2018 season and take on the Chicago White Sox in a three-game set. I thought the White Sox might surprise this season and finish decently. Instead, they’re significantly under .500 and while there’s tons of talent, there are still questions about them moving […]

Aug 28, 2018; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor (12) reacts after scoring on a double by third baseman Jose Ramirez during the sixth inning against the Minnesota Twins at Progressive Field. Mandatory Credit: Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports

Series Preview: Royals at Cleveland Indians, September 3-5

The Royals leave their best homestand of the season to travel to Cleveland to take on the best team in the division, the Indians, who have just added Josh Donaldson to ensure their postseason ends in heartbreak. As I mentioned when they played last week, the Indians lineup is good, but a bit top heavy. […]