Like a beautiful pelican soaring above the flooded coastal waters of Texas, the Royals look to rise ever higher this afternoon against the Indians.
Those Indians, they thought a doubleheader sweep would propel them back to .500 for the first time since 22-22. Ha! What did they know?
Your pitching matchup is Brian Bannister (5.81 ERA) versus Jeremy Sowers (5.60 ERA). The over/under on how often the phrases "needs to keep the ball down", "doesn't overpower you" and "let the defense make plays behind him" will be heard during today's game is 312.5.