The Royals have played a ferocious brand of baseball in the second half, with eight consecutive series victories. They have a chance for another little sweep this week against the lowly Rockies.
Here are the matchups for these two nights at Coors Field:
Tuesday, 7:40 p.m.: James Shields (11-6, 3.29 ERA) vs. Tyler Matzek (2-8, 5.50 ERA).
Wednesday, 7:40 p.m.: Danny Duffy (8-10, 2.60 ERA) vs. Jorge De La Rosa (12-8, 4.32 ERA).
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FROM THE STAR
The 2014 Royals in a nutshell: Salvador Perez tweaks his knee. His replacement, Erik Kratz, promptly booms a pair of homers in yet another victory.
Billy Butler sounds optimistic about the club’s chances going forward.
Here is a recap of Monday’s chat.
THE ROYALS’ PLAYOFF PERCENTAGE (ACCORDING TO BASEBALL PROSPECTUS)
HERE IS SOME ROCK MUSIC
“Australia” by The Shins.