Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost said Wednesday that reliever Joakim Soria was pitching through a possible injury while playing a central role in a bullpen meltdown on Tuesday. “It really got sore last night and this morning,” Yost said. “This is something he’s been pitching through for, like I said, two weeks.” (Photos by The Associated Press)
In the last 15 years, no MLB team has swung at more than 50 percent of pitches. The 2017 Kansas City Royals are on pace to do it. They also have six players ranked in the American League top 25 in swing percentage, entering Friday, August 11. Statistics courtesy of FanGraphs. Photos by John Sleezer and Shane Keyser, The Kansas City Star.