Royals Rewind: 6/28-7/4

The Royals have picked it up a bit as of late, and this past week, they went 4-2 and won both series against the White Sox and Angels, though they didn’t finish up very well by taking an 11-0 beating on their way out of Los Angeles.  Still, they’re 24-23 under Ned Yost and if only they could find a few power hitters (*cough cough* Kila and Gordon *cough cough*) they might be able to build some momentum over the last half of the season and carry it into next year.

The Numbers
Offense: .288/.352/.356/.708
2 Homeruns
19 runs scored
6 steals in 9 attempts
8.3% walk rate
49 of 59 hits were singles

Staff ERA: 4.17
Starters ERA: 4.5
Bullpen ERA: 3.38
28/15 K/BB ratio

Streaking
Scott Podsednik, 10-25, 2 SBs
Mike Aviles 8-20
Billy Butler, 6-16, 1 HR, 4 RBI, 7 BB, 2 HBP, reached on 15 of 25 appearances
Joakim Soria, 4 IP, 1 ER, 4 saves

Slumping
Jose Guillen, 4-23, 1 HR, 5 RBI – also committed his first error, perhaps the OF time is hurting him at the plate…
Yuniesky Betancourt, 5-23
Wilson Betemit, 4-19, damn that regression to the mean

Coming up, the Royals stay on the road, traveling to Seattle then Chicago before the All-Star break.

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Topics: AL Central, Alex Gordon, Baseball, Billy Butler, Joakim Soria, Jose Guillen, Kansas City Royals, KC, Mike Aviles, MLB, Ned Yost, Royals, Scott Podsednik, Yuniesky Betancourt

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