Found May 09, 2012 on Crown Crazed:
29 games are done. The Royals are 10-19. Did we expect them to be a little better record-wise? Of course! Are we surprised? Not a chance. A brutal 12 game losing streak left fans, players and coaches downtrodden early on in what many already call another lost season. On the bright side, the Royals are 10-7 outside of that streak, split a four game series with the Yanks and are over .500 on the road.We all knew coming into the season that not every Royal would duplicate last year's offensive performance. Especially with young hitters, it was likely one or more would falter a bit this season. The problem was, none of us really thought it would be Eric Hosmer who would be the one faltering. Personally, I figured Mike Moustakas would struggle a bit until June, then turn it on. Guess I was wrong on both counts.So what do the Royals do with Hosmer? Wait it out? Demote him? Bench him? I'd say the Royals should give the kid a couple nights off, yes Billy Butler still owns a glove. I...
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