The final scores of the first three games between the Cincinnati Reds and St. Louis Cardinals this season weren’t all that close, but the games were tighter than the margins of victory indicated.
The two sides agree on a two-year contract to avoid arbitration
I know it is hard to believe, but the Kansas City Royals have actually been a very competitive team for the last month and a half.
The schedule in May is not quite as easy as the one the Cardinals cruised through in April.
As I wrote last week in this space, everything was rainbow and lollipops in Cardinal Nation after such a fast start out of the gate, beating up on division foes.
The addition of Fielder has increased the divide between the Royals and Tigers in the division.
The regular season is about to wrap up for 2011, and there are still a few unanswered questions.
Jon Jay has only been a member of the St. Louis Cardinals since 2010 yet his impact since then and beyond is undeniable.
Being positively consistent is the key to success in this game and the Royals are showing that they are very capable of being just that.
The first nine games of the month are home games, so the Royals will have to take full advantage of home cooking.