Judging the Royals

April 24, 2013 11:36 PM

Three moments that mattered

Bottom of the third: In the top of the third inning the Royals took a 4-1 lead and Wade Davis headed out to the mound for the bottom half of the inning. When your team has a big inning, ballplayers believe the next half inning is huge: if your pitching and defense can come up with a "shutdown inning" and keep the other team from scoring, the other team starts to think about losing. If the other team battles back and scores some runs of their own, they believe they’re still in the ballgame and things are far from over.

Judging the Royals

Lee Judge shares insights from KC's major-leaguers.

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