Last night was a fantastic display of this town's baseball fire. Someone finally gave us a reason to cheer (and boo) and we did not shy away. I'm not going to talk about the All-Star Game and all the festivities that surrounded it. It was great for the city, let's move on.
The Royals were so up and down the first half of the season, that it has left a huge question mark hovering above the remaining schedule. I'm going to break down some topics that have been bouncing around my head for the past few weeks.
Why not start with the man leading the charge? Ned Yost has made so many questionable decisions with his lineups. Something I don't see questioned too often is the placement of Jeff Francoeur. Ned Yost is notorious for shifting "struggling" players up and down, and giving players breaks. Well that just isn't the case when it comes to Jeff Francoeur.
Guess who has the 2nd most AB's on the Royals?
Why is that you ask? Isn't he awful at getti...