It was a pyrrhic victory in a real-life loss, but a game-tying single provided some hope for Nicky Lopez.
I have absolutely no data to back this up but, it just seems to me that everything Nicky hits hard ends with an out. It feels like the stuff he hits softly finds a way to get through or flares over the infield.
I love defensive baseball. Therefore I love watching Nicky play & I hope he has figured some things out. It would be great for him and for the Royals.
I hope he gets strong enough that his hard hit balls are line drives between infielders instead of one hoppers to infielders