An analysis of the Kansas City Royals' pitching decisions in the 5th game of the ALCS by columnists Sam Mellinger and Blair Kerkhoff. They debate the 6th inning, calling it the "bridge inning" to the Royals' good bullpen. The Royals lost 7-1 to the Blue Jays to send the series back to Kansas City for Friday's game.
The Kansas City Royals lead the ALCS 2-0 and are in Toronto for Games 3, 4 and possibly 5 against the Blue Jays. The Star's sportwriters Andy McCullough and Blair Kerkhoff discuss the series so far, and Game 3 on Monday night (7 p.m. on Fox Sports 1)
On the road: Sam Mellinger and Andy McCullough, sitting outside Minute Maid Park in Houston, try to make sense of the Kansas City Royals' four-run comeback in Game 4 of the AL Division Series against the Astros on Monday.
The 2014 AL Wild Card game transformed Royals’ franchise and set the stage for 2015 division title. Royals trailed by four with six outs to go and became first playoff team to steal seven bases in a game. Here’s the inside story of how the Royals pulled off one of baseball’s greatest playoff rallies.
Story by Andy McCullough. Read by Chris Fickett.
Warning: Explicit language.
Kansas City Star Royals beat writer Andy McCullough and columnist Sam Mellinger talk about Royals players with a breakout year, the biggest surprises of the baseball season and what to watch for in the MLB playoffs. This is the first episode for SportsBeat KC. Music:"Round Drums" Kevin MacLeod