Judging the Royals

Are the Blue Jays hitters whiners or are the Royals pitchers headhunters?

Here it is Tuesday morning and we’re still talking about the Royals-Blue Jays game that took place on Sunday. Thank God; I now have something to write about after an off-day. That Sunday game — with a several pitches thrown at or near batters — has generated a lot of comments, so I thought I’d take today to address some of them.

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