The Royals made a flurry of roster moves Monday as they begin a September march toward the playoffs, activating first baseman Eric Hosmer from the disabled list and promoting first-round draft pick Brandon Finnegan from Double-A Northwest Arkansas.
The question was lobbed at Royals manager Ned Yost as he was wrapping up his postgame news conference after an 8-1 loss to the New York Yankees on Monday night.
Just about everything is going right for the Kansas City Royals these days.
Victor Martinez Bothered By Negativity Of Tigers Fans: ‘They Think We’re Playing Little League Teams’
“It bothers me because people think that we’re playing Little League teams out there,” Martinez said.
There’s definitely a reason to celebrate in Kansas City right now.
Left-hander Jason Vargas peered toward the plate, wound up and delivered a fastball with total confidence, and Eric Hosmer took a massive cut with just as much certainty in his swing.
The Cleveland Indians took a marathon roller coaster ride in Arizona.
When a club is struggling to hit, as are the Kansas City Royals, it probably would prefer not to face a pair of aces in the next two games.
To add a player to the 40-man roster, the Tigers will have to drop one, obviously.
The Detroit Tigers took what manager Brad Ausmus called a “baby step” in the right direction Thursday, defeating the Kansas City Royals and snapping a three-game losing streak.