It wasn’t just an amazing, walk-off, extra-innings win in front of a sellout crowd. Sunday’s game was a message to the rest of Major League Baseball: The Royals are not a joke anymore.
All the talk since the All Star break has been how the Kansas City Royals may actually be ready to hit the free agent market for some starting pitching.
Steve Balboni has the highest single season home run total in Royals history, but how does that measure up to the rest of the league?
The Royals are well out of the race, but the final games of the year can still be special.