Weekly Wrap: Suspensions, Moose & Gordon, and Chiefs

Almost a month into the regular season, and the Royals are 12-6, a half game behind the Detroit Tigers in the AL Central. Of course, they could be at least tied for first had they not s**t the bed this weekend in Chicago for a rainy, brawl-filled series. They travel to Cleveland to begin a three game series tomorrow before returning to Kauffman to take on the Tigers for the first time this year on Thursday.

It was more suspensions for the Royals this week, as Yordano Ventura got 7, Edinson Volquez got 5, and Kelvin Herrera and Lorenzo Cain each got 2. Herrera’s 2 games are on top of the five that he was suspended for throwing at Athletics’ Brett Lawrie last week. That will mean a missed start for both Ventura and Volquez, and 2 nights of lost offensive production. Of course, all players will be appealing their suspensions, so there is hope that maybe Cain can get his reduced to just a fine.

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Week 15 Preview: Chiefs vs. Raiders

The Chiefs look to bounce back from their 3 game losing streak this week, as they face the Oakland Raiders in a rematch of that ugly Thursday Night Game that started this whole thing.

There was nothing glaringly bad about that last game against Oakland, except for the 14-0 deficit to start the game, and all the minor mistakes that led to the Raiders game winning touchdown drive late in the fourth.

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