Factor the current global recession into the mix and we can see that market forces and the "cultural shift" are working against the home team.
A writer at S.I. confirms that the Royals are on the clock as the idea of taxpayers kicking in for this monstrosity meets serious opposition . . .
"Pointing to the remaining lease at the Truman Sports Complex as a "they have plenty of time!" defense isn't all that accurate. Things move quickly in the baseball world, and those plans/constructions don't happen on a whim. Sherman has made it perfectly clear that he's intrigued by the possibility of a downtown stadium, and that likely isn't going anywhere. I suppose we'll wait and see . . ."
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The Kansas City Royals are having a difficult time finding silver linings this season, and that shouldn't surprise anyone. Through 56 games entering Friday's play, Kansas City boasts a 19-37 record that's "good" for the second-worst in all of baseball. Only the Oakland Athletics, losers of nine in a row at the time this article was published, are struggling more.
For most of this game, it felt like the Royals were cruising to an easy fourth victory in a row. Daniel Lynch started of extremely strong. He struck out five in the first three innings and it seemed as if the Orioles had no answers for him.
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