Judging the Royals

Lee Judge breaks down the Royals, game by game.

Red Sox 8, Royals 4: How the game fell apart in the sixth inning

about 23 hours ago
When you’ve got Kelvin Herrera, Wade Davis and Greg Holland in your bullpen, the goal is to get through six innings with a lead. If you do that, your odds of winning are very good … 59-3 good. The Royals were one out away from giving the ball to Kelvin Herrera in the seventh inning with a lead, but Boston’s Daniel Nava hit a grand slam, the Red Sox took a 7-4 lead and the Royals never got the ball to Herrera.

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