JUAN GONE? Former Royals pitcher and current …

JUAN GONE? Former Royals pitcher and current KC broadcaster Paul Splitorff to Jeff Flanagan of the KANSAS CITY STAR on the sudden decline of Juan Gonzalez’s hitting prowess: "He hasn’t hit the ball hard. It’s obvious he’s behind the fastball right now, picking it up at the catcher’s mitt and fouling (it) behind the first-base dugout.

"And he’s just feeling for the breaking ball, reaching for it. That’s why you’re getting the weak ground balls and pop-ups."

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Thanks to Steve Harvey of the LOS ANGELES TIMES for the SbB mention in his column this week.

If you’ve ever wondered what it’s truly like to live light in Los Angeles, Steve is required reading.