Judging the Royals

Lee Judge breaks down the Royals, game by game.

Game one: the Royals formula breaks down

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The Royals recent success has been based on pitching, defense and just enough offense. In Game One of the World Series, Royals fans saw what happens when that formula breaks down. In the last two games of the ALCS the Royals won because the pitching and defense were spectacular; the Orioles scored a total of two runs—the Royals scored a total of four. If the Royals do not pitch well—and they gave up 10 hits and seven runs on Tuesday—the Royals offense will struggle to score enough runs to win.

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