Originally written June 25, 2012 on Crown Crazed:
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There is something strange going on inside of Kauffman Stadium. The Royals haven’t played great baseball this year and the biggest concern coming into the season was starting pitching. Yet surprisingly, the Royals have been saved by their pitching staff recently and doomed by their lack of offense. I am an avid listener of some local sports radio stations and I constantly hear callers complaining about Royals manager Ned Yost. The complaints range from a simple lineup formation to his knack for leaving in pitchers too long or not long enough. Before I really dive into this, I will inform you that I am not Ned’s biggest fan. I have often scratched my head at some of his decisions. I want to start off with the curious case of Nate Adcock, whom the Royals just love sending back and forth from Omaha to Kansas City. There are currently only 4 pitchers in the Royals bullpen with better ERA’s than Adcock (Herrera, Crow, Mijares, Broxton). Yet for some reason management doesn’t believ...
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