Francisco Lindor and Jose Ramirez

Series Preview: Royals vs. Cleveland Indians, September 27-30

This is it. The final four games of the 2018 season are at Kauffman Stadium for the Royals as they welcome in the division champion Cleveland Indians for a season-ending tryst. In spite of their third straight division title, the Indians have to be considered underwhelming this year as they are pretty much living off […]

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Speed thrills: Mondesi’s thievery accelerates second half breakthrough

The stolen base just isn’t sexy anymore. As the launch angle revolution has taken root and baseball has evolved into a game more about hitting dingers and less about keeping the line moving, larceny on the bases has seemingly fallen out of favor. That doesn’t mean the steal still doesn’t have it’s place in the […]

Ryan O"hearn

RECAP: Junis keeps shoving to take down Chicago

Take away June and July and let him exclusively face the American League Central and Jakob Junis might be the best pitcher in baseball. Now, remove any of those elements from the equation and things get a little more squirrely. Fortunately, that didn’t matter this is September and those were the White Sox and Junis […]

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RECAP: Junis mystifies Tribe in series-opener

Okay, so Jakob Junis two-hitting the Cleveland Indians—not their Triple-A team or the Pedro Serrano/Rick Vaughn/Hats for Bats version of them—reignites the theory that perhaps there is something a little special about Junis after all. He started his season like a house on fire, going 5-3 with a 3.51 ERA in his first 10 starts […]