When Justin Maxwell walked up to the plate in the 10th inning of Sunday’s game against the Rangers, anyone watching could sense that it was a big moment.
The end of the season is drawing closer and closer and the playoff race is heating up in the American League.
In this week’s Triple Play, we look at some of the players who are being bandied about in trade rumors, plus a few players who SHOULD be traded, along with our weekly Wainwright Walk Watch.
There have been numerous reports recently that the St. Louis Cardinals are interested in White Sox starter Jake Peavy.
Coming in at just over the eighty-one game halfway mark of the season, the Royals remain six games out of first place in the American League Central Division and two and a half games behind the Cleveland Indians, putting them in 3rd place.
In the current moment, Cub fans will love the move. They will view it as a headache gone. Organizationally however, it is a hard loss.
Well so much for the offensive revival. After the Royals out-slugged the Angels to take two of three, they finish the week at 2-4 after getting swept by the A’s.
The Royals head to Oakland this weekend.
The Royals defense was atrocious and their hitting and pitching weren’t too far behind.
Each week we’ll rank the top five Royals in 2013 with a heavy emphasis on their performance in the past seven days.