Jump to content
Twins Daily
  • Create Account
  • Sergio Romo to Royals: Keep Talking


    Tom Froemming

    The Kansas City Royals didn’t appear too pleased with the Minnesota Twins after their 4-2 loss Sunday afternoon at Target Field. In addition to being upset with a few called strikes, they also took exception to the actions of Sergio Romo.

    Image courtesy of © David Berding-USA TODAY Sports

    Here’s a review of what went down in the ninth inning yesterday:

    So in addition to one really terrible strike call, the Royals were also not pleased with Romo gesturing toward their dugout a couple times, including shouting “keep talking” after he recorded the save.

    These two teams faceoff once again tonight at Target Field.

    Click here to subscribe to Tom's YouTube channel.

    MORE FROM TWINS DAILY

    — Latest Twins coverage from our writers

    — Recent Twins discussion in our forums

    — Follow Twins Daily via Twitter, Facebook or email

     Share

     Share

    Featured Video


    User Feedback

    Recommended Comments

    Featured Comments

    This was awesome to see. The Twins have been fairly lifeless over the past few weeks, and I suspect Romo was trying to fire up his team more than anything else here. Now the Twins need to come out and play well tonight or they are going to be getting an earful from the Royals dugout. Nice to see a little bad blood between these teams too. Baseball is more fun when you legitimately dislike who you play.

    Link to comment
    Share on other sites

    I love it.

     

    It’s not even about exerting your superiority, it’s creating an advantage out of thin air.

     

    If you get someone flustered and frustrated in a baseball game, you’ve won. That goes for both sides of the ball. Baseball is a game in which you need to be loose with a clear head.

     

    That said, I’m also in it for “the fight.” You want to run your mouth, I’m running it back. You want to pretend that the only reason you can’t touch my slider is the ump? I’ll let you know what I think about that as well. You’re not showing me up on the field with you’re whining. Not only will I get in your head and mess up your game, but I’ll advocate for buzzing your tower as a message.

    Link to comment
    Share on other sites

    Best part was Romo used that energy to throw even better pitches. Yes, the first call was a gift, but after the bitching started, Romo was legitimately nailing the corners with perfect pitches. 

     

    That's a competitive dude. Go Romo!

    Link to comment
    Share on other sites

    I am incredibly biased but the Twins have hands down the two best vets in the game. 

     

    Nelson Cruz continues to be an absolute monster at 40, not only is he the clubhouse leader but he is producing at the Thome rate while playing full time. 

     

    Sergio Romo continues to be obnoxiously intense and positive while still being a major late inning weapon throwing nothing but frisbees and an 85 mph fastball.

     

    If Rich Hill stays healthy and reaches anywhere near his potential this may be an all time veteran team.  I haven't even brought up Josh Donaldson yet who signed here to be the still producing vet.

     

    It won't always work out well but damn this front office has hit on a market inefficiency of late career looking for a championship guys.  Its awesome that Minnesota is seen as this destination now.    

    Link to comment
    Share on other sites



    Join the conversation

    You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
    Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

    Guest
    Add a comment...

    ×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

      Only 75 emoji are allowed.

    ×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

    ×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

    ×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

    Loading...

×
×
  • Create New...