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 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 […]

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Series Preview: Royals vs. Minnesota Twins, May 28-30

The Royals return home and face off against the Minnesota Twins for the first time in 2018. After surprising last season, the Twins were expecting to take another step forward this year but that hasn’t come to fruition just yet. They’ve dealt with a few injuries, losing Jason Castro, Joe Mauer, Miguel Sano, Byron Buxon […]