Royals Report: 5 Things About Rebound Victory Over White Sox
By John Viril
The Royals responded to Thursday’s devastating news that Mike Moustakas will miss the rest of the 2016 season with a stirring 7-5 comeback victory over the White Sox Friday night.
That’s what World Champions are made of, Chicago. Take note.
The White Sox seized a 5-1 lead after a sixth inning disaster than included a Melky Cabrera grand slam and a Todd Frazier solo home run. The KC Royals responded with a five-run seventh inning of their own that put the game away.
If the 2016 season were fiction, then losing two All-Stars to injury from a collision would have been the proverbial darkest moment. Say what you will about the season being a grind, and that no one regular season game is more important than any other. The fact remains that Friday night’s game showed all of baseball that they are still a force to be reckoned with despite recent set backs.
The reason why a single game like Friday night matters, is that it helps the players quench their own doubts. Hey, they’re human. An atmosphere of rational belief helps everyone.
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