Alex Morgan Throws out 1st Pitch at Kansas City Royals Game

The AL Central race has long been over. And the Kansas City Royals season has pretty much been over since May (what else is new?), but tonight’s MLB contest between the Royals and the Chicago White Sox did have one thing going for it, which was actually very nice.

U.S. Women’s soccer star and media darling Alex Morgan threw out the first pitch.

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Bubba Starling Snubs Nebraska Cornhuskers; Picks Kansas City Royals

New Nebraska Cornhuskers QB Bubba Starling has a million dollar question to answer. Actually, it’s a $10 million question. Because Starling is also the 5th overall pick in the 2011 MLB Draft, by the Kansas City Royals franchise.

It looks like it’s going to come down to the wire tonight. Much like last year, with MLB #1 overall pick Bryce Harper, we should probably see a finalized deal at midnight.

According to the Kansas City Star, Starling and the Royals are about $2.5 million away from sealing it.

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2011 Baseball Season has been Bizarro World So Far

Fans of all sports typically love to see David slay Goliath. They usually root against the haves and in favor of the have-nots. They must really enjoy attending MLB games so far, because unpredictability has been the norm in April. Albert Pujols, Justin Morneau, and the Boston Red Sox are all prime examples of conventional wisdom being useless thus far when analyzing the early portion of the season.

While the regular season is only about ten percent complete, the relevance of the Kansas City Royals and Cleveland Indians is refreshing to observers all over baseball because it shows the league is not in danger of turning into the NBA.

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Kansas City Royals find new Single A Affiliate in Kane County Cougars

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As you know, I love me some Kane County Cougars. Romantically predatory and 50-year-old women from the far west suburbs are usually….oh wait, we’re talking about the minor league baseball team!

(cue the rimshot, thanks I’ll be here all week, the 10 o’clock show is a totally different show from the 7. Please tip your bartenders)

Anyways, the Cougars will no longer be the single A affiliate of the Oakland Athletics. Before the Oakland affiliation, the Cougars were with the Florida Marlins.

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