Found November 14, 2011 on
Royals right-hander Nathan Adcock allowed one hit over five innings and Mike Olt homered again as Surprise beat Phoenix, 5-0, in the AFL on Monday.
BEST OF MAXIM
Not that there was anything wrong with Melky Cabrera's defense, but the Royals just got a whole lot faster in center field when they shipped Cabrera to the Giants last week.
With Cabrera gone, in steps prospect Lorenzo Cain a player scouts insist should make it even harder for opposing hitters to find holes in a Royals outfield thats already pretty stingy.
Flanked by Gold...
Eric Hosmer picked up four first-place votes in balloting for the AL's top rookie, but fell short of winning the award.
For Danny Duffy, it was pretty clear what was missing. The Royals had a productive offense and improved defense, but far too often Duffy and the starting staff were ineffective in 2011.