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The Hottest Team in Baseball Keeps Rolling

The Kansas City Royals continued their winnings ways with a 3 game sweep of the Colorado Rockies at “The K” this week. The Royals, one of the hottest teams in baseball, have won 10 of their last 11 games, and hope to erase memories of an earlier season streak of 12 straight losses. No series could do more to rid those memories than a successful stretch vs. the interleague rival St. Louis Cardinals starting Friday through Sunday. Kansas City Royals hats & merchandise Kansas City native Albert Pujols returns for the series, and wasted no time getting back into the grove today against the Tigers with a 4-4 1 RBI effort.

The Royals continue to get quality starting pitching with Bannnister, Greinke, and Hochevar all earning W’s against the Rockies. Encouragingly enough for the Royals, their Colorado series success came without much help from their leading slugger, Jose Guillen, who did add his 13 th HR of the year in game one, but was hitless the rest of the series.

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Can the Royals hold form and actually play meaningful games in September? Right now, its possible. The Royals would have to hope the AL Central stays bunched up, as it is now, and play roughly .600 ball the rest of the way, while others in the division play .500 ball. Is it probable? No. But the only thing that matters right now is that it is possible, and the fans are starting to believe. No one thought the Royals would run off 10 of their last 11 either…


By Derek Mueller
Kansas City Royals Correspondent

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