- Tom Haberstroh, ESPN Staff Writer
On Wednesday night, the Royals face Carlos Silva and his fastball that Little Leaguers could hit. Last season, hitters batted .332 against his fastball; this year, they're hitting .297 against the veteran's heat. Of the 163 fastballs that players have swung at in 2009, only six swings have missed. So which fastball-mashing Royals should you make sure are in your lineup?