Crucial losses to the Tigers and Indians dim the Royals playoff hopes, but they’re still hanging on.
A hot start after the All Star break had Royals fans dreaming of the postseason.
The Kansas City Royals have caught fire after the All-Star break, winning 11 of 13 games and nine in a row after a 7-2 victory over the Twins on Thursday afternoon.
After a disastrous May, the Royals are close to .500 near the All-Star break. Things are looking up, but there’s still a ways to go.
With Francoeur out and Giavotella in, the Royals still need to win games.