After making it to the World Series in back to back years and winning the World Series in 2015, the Royals have found themselves needing to reboot. Being a smaller market team, it’s tough for them to pay boatloads of money in free agency. That makes it essential for them to take advantage of their player development system. If they can get some of the younger guys correct that won’t cost them as much money, they can be legitimate contenders again.
The double elimination, bracket play is underway, and, to no one’s surprise, it has been exciting so far. Saturday was the first day of the Bracket play and our first game pitted North Carolina against Oregon State.