Judging the Royals

Lee Judge breaks down the Royals, game by game.

Why did Wade Davis pitch to Joe Mauer?

about 10 hours ago

Coming into Sunday’s game, Joe Mauer had hit .429 off Wade Davis. The two hitters that followed Mauer — Torii Hunter and Trevor Plouffe — had each hit .167. The solution seemed obvious: walk Mauer and go after Hunter and Plouffe. So why did Wade Davis pitch to Joe Mauer?

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