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 […]

Dozier celebrate

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 […]

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10 Things That Have Gone Right For The Royals in 2018

The 2018 Royals are a train wreck. Or perhaps, a dumpster fire occurring on top of a train wreck. This is no secret. But let’s ignore all the many, many negative things that have happened this year and focus on some positives. Yes, there are some. I promise. In no particular order, here are 10 […]

Whit Homer

RECAP: Salvy wore a sombrero and somehow it gets worse

Nobody, but nobody, snatches defeat away from the jaws of victory quite like the Royals. The incredible part is that they can do it against the White Sox, nobody’s idea of a Murder’s Row offense, and make it look so charmingly easy. Matt Davidson wasn’t even involved, which is the true irony of ironies. Royals […]

O'Hearn

RECAP: Keller shoves, O’Hearn swats in series-opening win

[extremely ‘Boomhauer from King of the Hill’ voice] Dangol’ baseball funnyol’ game, man. Dangol’ Royals beatin’ the Blue Jays, manya just don’ know what you’ll see on any given night man. The Royals had won three series openers since June 1, all started by Danny Duffy. The last non-Duffy series-opening win came May 18. The […]