UPDATES & NEWS
Corey Kluber's dominance continued as he allowed just one run on five hits and two walks with 10 strikeouts over 7.2 innings against the Orioles on Friday.
Kluber continued his great season in 2014 as he has now allowed two runs or less in nine of his last 10 starts while striking logging double-digit strikeouts in five of those contests. He is sitting 13-6 with a 2.41 ERA and 1.07 WHIP through 26 starts while owning a ridiculous 197:38 K:BB rate over 179.1 innings. Kluber has done everything in his power to solidify himself as a staff ace and unless he has a major fall off the next few week, he will be a contender for this year's Cy Young Award in the Amerindian League. He will look to get back in the win column went he takes on the Twins in his next start. ANALYST: Matthew Beck
Kendrys Morales went 2-for-4 with a double, two RBI and two runs scored in the Royals 7-1 win over the Twins on Monday.
Morales is raking to start the season, hitting .358 with 12 runs, two home runs and nine RBI as the Royals everyday DH and cleanup hitter. 2014 was a lost year for Morales as he struggled to find a role with the Mariners and Twins but he showed capable of being a productive player over the two seasons prior where he hits a combined 45 home runs over the two years. Morales was one of the more promising offensive players in the league before a devastating ankle injury nearly ended his career in 2010 but if his hot start is any indication of things to come those who took a chance on Kendrys could be in for a solid season. Analysis: Jonathan Impemba