Defending world champion Royals struggle late in the season

A nine-game winning streak in Mid-August brought the Royals back into playoff contention, but a recent slump has the defending champs struggling to make up ground in the standings. After an 8-5 win over the Yankees on August 29, the Royals (74-69) have gone just 5-7, putting them a full four games behind the secondContinue reading “Defending world champion Royals struggle late in the season”

HODES: It’s World Series time in KC

Who doesn’t love an underdog? The Royals’ postseason success, along with the way they have handled it, has brought much attention to the Kansas City area. The attitude of the team and the manner in which they play the game has made them “America’s Team” (for the rest of October). They’re also the perfect teamContinue reading “HODES: It’s World Series time in KC”