For the sixth time this year, Jose Guillen was hit by a pitch and he reacted by blaming his teammates.
Last year's darlings of the early going, the Montreal Expos, are this year's orphans in the storm.
The Royals cannot win the American League Central without an MVP-type season from Carlos Beltran.
This is the time of year when all things are possible, and everyone has a chance to contend.
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Juan Gonzalez would help the Royals with the heavy lifting come playoff time.
Kansas City needs to stop thinking like a team that is in a fluke pennant race and start thinking like a playoff team.
The Royals' asking price is making it unlikely a team will take a battering ram to their door for Carlos Beltran.