Judging the Royals

Lee Judge breaks down the Royals, game by game.

Why can’t the best relievers pitch two innings?

about 13 hours ago
A manager sends a reliever out to pitch the 10th inning, he blows the opposition away and then the manager pulls him after three outs. The next pitcher gets lit up, and fans want to know why the guy who was pitching well didn’t stay for another inning. Case in point: Several fans questioned why Royals manager Ned Yost had to go to Scott Downs in the 11th inning of Saturday night’s 3-2 loss to the Cleveland Indians.

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