The club pulled off its first series sweep of the season against the Washington Nationals in DC, wrapping it up against their ace Stephen Strasburg on Wednesday afternoon. And as the club returns back home a half game ahead in the NL Central, here are three things to take from tilt with the Nationals.
The 2011 Royals will feature several players “on the bubble” – many of whom probably won’t make the team next year.
Yuniesky Betancourt has had a breakout season at the plate – but many still consider him a subpar option at shortstop for the Royals.
Center fielder Derrick Robinson could be the Royals’ leadoff hitter of the future. But is he just another Joey Gathright?