They're gambling four years of Mike Moustakas will help kick them all the way up the races.
As in, the first game-winning hit in the first regular-season game in Royals history.
Thomas Boswell says tanking's fan abuse. It's that and more.
Hitting Tim Anderson at all, never mind a changeup, after you've drilled him previously over a home run, is terrible optics no matter what the Royals think.
Bad enough the Royals only let their own kids play. Worse: Baseball's most notorious umpire punishes the victim as well as the culprit.