*Here's the Masked Marvel's recap of the G7 Beatdown of the Royals.
*Bagwell and Clemens threw out ceremonial first pitches to Correa and Keuchel.
*The Royals tipped their caps to the Astros
*It was early April at Minute Maid, but it felt like October, writes Jerome Solomon. (Alt link).
*Evan Gattis is heading to Houston, with Matt Duffy riding off to Fresno.
*Mike Fiers just needs to make better pitches, says Mike Fiers.
*Tyler White: AL Player of the Week
*Thanks to construction around Minute Maid Park, parking was upwards of $60 for last night's game.
*Lance McCullers threw 3IP for Corpus last night.
*Barry Bonds explains the fundamentals of hitting.
*Stephen King doesn't like the protective netting.