Like everything else, baseball is a business and this Summer . . . Biz is really bad. Take a look:
The Royals pitching staff have given runs up at will pretty much all season. And as mediocre as it has been, the 7th inning has been one of their most effective. Their 7th inning ERA is their third lowest as a staff and their .751 OPS against is the 2nd lowest as a staff.