During a news conference Wednesday, KC Royals general manager Dayton Moore talked about the underperformance of the team's starting pitching this season. The Royals finished 80-82 and Royals starters had a 4.89 ERA.
Royals manager Ned Yost reflects on a 14-2 loss to the Diamondbacks on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017. First baseman Eric Hosmer hit a home run in his first at-bat after receiving a standing ovation at Kauffman Stadium.
Royals starter Ian Kennedy had to beg manager Ned Yost to allow him to make his 30th and final start of the season on Friday, Sept. 29, 2017. The Royals beat the Diamondbacks 2-1. He won for the first time at Kauffman Stadium in 2017 and again hit that mark of 30 starts in a season.