On May 7, the Kansas City Royals were 18-11. Zach Grienke was in the beginning stages of a Cy Young winning season (hopefully true in a couple of weeks) and the Royals were in first place. Well, unfortunately injuries happened, and now we find the Royals finishing with Cleveland in the bottom of the AL Central.
I am one to believe that the Royals can compete in 2010. Let's be honest, this team was completely destroyed by injuries. Lets take a look at the injury list last year. When you lose Coco Crisp, Jose Guillen (who needs to be in a retirement home), Mike Aviles, and Alex Gordon, all who the Royals counted on to be big parts of their team, your bound to have issues (as we saw with the lack of depth they had).
Not to mention, Joakim Soria's injury in the middle of the season di ...
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Article written by Ben Cook