The Cardinals announced Saturday that Motte has a right elbow strain and will likely start the season on the disabled list.
After the Royals decline Joakim Soria’s 2013 option, the closer may go elsewhere.
The Kansas City Royals have certainly had some historically terrible acquisitions over the years
Yadier Molina is staying a Cardinal. So who’s the next player approaching free agency the Cardinals need to keep long-term?
Fernando Salas has just blown his fourth save for the Cardinals. How does that compare among the other closers in St. Louis ?
The Royals fell flat on their faces right before the All-Star break and continued the slide with an 8-4 loss against the Twins in the first game after the break.
All-star voting is in full swing and at this point, it looks like a few Royals players are putting together, some would argue, all-star caliber baseball during the first two and a half months of this season.
Kansas City has faced some troubling moments over the past week, and the organization’s future could be riding on how the team responds.
A look at how some closers who started like Soria performed in the second part of their careers.
The Royals have Monday and Thursday off this week, so if you have daily line-ups be sure and have them set.