Judging the Royals

August 14, 2013 7:20 AM

Kelvin Herrera makes two mistakes and the Royals lose

Tuesday afternoon Luke Hochevar was talking about relief pitchers; unlike starters, relievers have no room for error. A starter can give up a couple runs, but still pitch long enough to even things out; two runs in six innings is a good outing. But unless you’re a long reliever pitching in a blowout, a single run given up by a relief pitcher is probably an important run. Hochevar said a reliever who gives up even one run has had a bad day.

Judging the Royals

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