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Jun 28, 2024; Kansas City, Missouri, USA;  Kansas City Royals shortstop Bobby Witt Jr. (7) celebrates in the dugout after scoring a run in the third inning against the Cleveland Guardians at Kauffman Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Peter Aiken-USA TODAY Sports

Royals Mid-Season Grade Cards and Review

The Royals are just past halfway in the MLB season, what have we seen and learned?

Austin Bidwell
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Jun 28, 2024; Kansas City, Missouri, USA;  Kansas City Royals shortstop Bobby Witt Jr. (7) celebrates in the dugout after scoring a run in the third inning against the Cleveland Guardians at Kauffman Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Peter Aiken-USA TODAY Sports
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Royals Mid-Season Grade Cards and Review

The Royals are just past halfway in the MLB season, what have we seen and learned?

Austin Bidwell
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