The Royals are back at Kauffman after the All-Star break hoping to start off the second half of the season on a good note.
They play the Texas Rangers in part of a four-game series and an 11-game homestand.
For some Royals, the All-Star break was not much of a break at all.
Mike Moustakas participated in the Home Run Derby on top of the All-Star game where his teammates Eric Hosmer and Jason Varags also participated.
Manager Ned Yost went home for the break, saying last week was filled with barbeque and fishing. It was the first time he had a break in two years.
Now it is time for the Royals to get back to business.
If you’re hoping for a better winning percentage in the second half of the season, Kansas City must reverse a trend.
In the last two seasons, the Royals winning percentage has dropped in the second half.
In 2015, they dropped from .605 winning percentage to .566. Last year, they entered the break at just over .500, but by the end of the season was well under .500.
History does not always have to repeat itself as it is a new season, so Friday’s matchup against the Rangers is a way to start fresh.
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