Originally written on Fox Sports Kansas City  |  Last updated 4/12/12
Dont look now, but The Weak Link is 3-1 with a 1.85 ERA. In 34 innings, The Weak Link has allowed just 22 hits and struck out 25. Thanks largely to The Weak Link, the Kansas City Royals hit their home opener Friday with the lowest team ERA (2.39) in the American League. Everybody in the clubhouse had faith in them, that they were going to do a good job, Royals reliever Aaron Crow said of his starting rotation, the franchises red-headed stepchild for, oh, the past 10 months or so. And I think outsiders might not expect that, but everybody in here, going into the season, expects them to throw like that throughout the whole year. Granted, its six games. A week, basically. When it comes to baseball, you have to be careful not to make too big a deal of too small a sample size. But in the same breath, consider this: Through the first six games of 2011, a home stand that featured the Angels and White Sox, Royals starters pitched 35 23 innings, surrendering 44 hits, 20 earned runs, walk...
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