The Royals are taking an All-Star break, but our Max Rieper, Shaun Newkirk, and Matthew LaMar keep on podcasting, looking back on the first half of the season. Plus we talk with Royals insider Cody Tapp of 610 Sports about the first half and what to look for at the trade deadline and in the second half. Among the topics we discuss:
Will there be a coaching shakeup if the team continues to lose?
What Royals are most likely to be moved at the trade deadline?
What was the best thing in the first half for the Royals? The worst?
Why are the Royals so dreadfully boring?
Links to some of the things we discussed:
Sam Mellinger’s column on if the Royals will trade Whit Merrifield.
Matthew LaMar’s piece on how boring the Royals are.