Royals Offense Hits, Then Runs

When the lineup came out, there were certainly some raised eyebrows with Jorge Soler being moved up to second in the lineup. And given his issues this season, that’s completely understandable. But I honestly kind of get it. While I still stand by my thoughts yesterday that it’s probably just time to move on, I agree with what Mike Matheny said about needing something different in the number two spot and how it’s something that can hopefully give him a different perspective and get him going. Because as much as he’s struggled, the point remains that the Royals offense doesn’t get close to its ceiling unless Soler is near his.

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