Kansas City Royals Power Their Way to Another Vicorty

KANSAS CITY, MO - JULY 22: Brandon Moss
KANSAS CITY, MO - JULY 22: Brandon Moss /

The Kansas City Royals won their fourth straight on Saturday night. The power was definitely on display for the Boys in Blue. They were able to knock off the Chicago White Sox 7-2.

For the Kansas City Royals the night started off a bit rocky. After five innings the team was down 2-0 due to a homerun and an RBI double by Melky Cabrera (in the third and fifth innings respectively). It seemed like it may be another night where the KC offense would disappear.

But then of course baseball games are not played in five innings. Well…most of the time.

Lucky for the Kansas City Royals this was a night where the game went a full nine. Homeruns by Salvador Perez (19), Brandon Moss (12), and Mike Moustakas (27) along with an RBI single by Whit Merrifield gave the Royals a five run inning.

One thing we learned this week is that the team is pretty good when they score four or more runs in an inning. They can be even better when they score more. Their runs were not limited to the fifth on this warm July evening.

Jorge Bonifacio got in on the fun with a solo homerun in the seventh, his 12th on the year. Oh yeah Moose wasn’t done yet. Just for good measure he knocked out another solo dong in the eighth. For those keeping score that puts him at 28 long balls on the season.

How long before Moose breaks that team record?

The Kansas City Royals are now 49-47 and right back into the thick of things in the American League Central. A win tomorrow would get the team a sweep against a division foe. It would also bring the clarity the team needed heading into the weekend.

Next: Where is the Concern Level?

Tomorrow’s game is an afternoon contest with game time scheduled for 1:15. Not only that, it is Marvel Super Hero day! The Kansas City Royals have a chance to foil the plot of the White Sox to escape KC with a victory.