Kansas City Royals

Gardner: Nola’s Got Number Two Starter Upside
For the 2016 Opening Day roster the Phillies have a whole new look with no one from last season among the five man rotation.
USA Today's Steve Gardner reviewed why the Phillies rotation is better this season and had high praise for Vincent Velasquez and Aaron Nola:
"(Aaron) Nola is a guy…
While You Were Sleeping: Royals Take Game 1 in 14 Innings
An inside-the-park home run. A power failure that blacked out the TV audience. Crazy bounces, great plays and key errors.
The longest World Series opener ever had a little bit of everything. And more than five hours after they began, Alcides Escobar and the Kansas City Royals also had just enough ene…
Fast Facts And Reax: Phillies 4, Royals 3
Phillies 4, Kansas City Royals 3
Phillies (2-3), Royals (2-3)
WP: Antonio Bastardo (1-0, 0.00 ERA)
LP: Greg Holland (0-1, ERA)
By the time Kevin Frandsen had stepped to the plate, the vibe had fallen flat.
Even with the bags full in the bottom of the ninth, as they were with consecutive lead-off walks fr…