Royal Comeback

Don’t look now, but the Kansas City Royals are making their postseason push. On June 1st, the Royals were 26-30, and sitting in last place in the American League’s Central Division. Since then, however, they are 37-23 and just a half game out of first, behind the Detroit Tigers. So why the sudden change? For one, winning streaks of ten and seven games will always help. And not to mention, playing in the incredibly inept Central Division is always good for 30+ wins. But there has to be something more, right? A big trade, perhaps? Maybe an overachieving summer call-up? Why are the Kansas City Royals still playing good baseball late in the season? Don’t they know the playoffs are approaching?

Look, please don’t take the above questions as being rhetorical or facetious. I genuinely am curious as to what is making this constantly underachieving ball club click. Continue reading


The Future is Here: Meet Jose Abreu

Back in September, it was reported that Cuban slugger Jose Abreu was about to make the leap to Major League Baseball. As a fan of the Chicago White Sox, it wasn’t even in my mind that he might be on his way to the south side of Chicago. I’m not even sure that a thought of him becoming the starting first baseman at 35th and Shields came across my mind. Continue reading


Standing Room Only 4-14-14

Another full show comes your way tonight on SRO. Matt and I have more things to talk about than time allotted, but we’ll make it work! Continue reading


Standing Room Only 4-7-2014

Hello SRO fans!

Tonight will be a somewhat unique show. The NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship game begins at 8:10pm CT, pitting UConn against Kentucky. We will be watching the game in the studio (on mute, of course) and will be giving live updates throughout the game. Continue reading