Kansas City Royals fans had to wait 29 agonizing years to see their team in the postseason again, but Tuesday night’s dramatic win over the Oakland Athletics in the American League wild-card game just may have been worth the wait.
Nearly a month ago I inked a ranking of a dozen Major League Baseball managers whose jobs I considered to be on thin ice. As of now, the axe has not fallen anywhere, though things remain bleak for Walt Weiss in Colorado and Kirk Gibson in Arizona (and I’m not going to cry too hard when Gibson gets his pink slip).
Does Cleveland Indians radio voice Tom Hamilton now feel that justice has been served?
Cincinnati Reds closer Aroldis Chapman suffered facial fractures after being hit by a line drive by Kansas City’s Salvador Perez in a horrific incident during Cactus League play. The four second clip with the sound of ball hitting Chapman’s face is sickening.