"Trap Queen" by Fetty Wap is the infectious tune that has permeated the entire Royals locker room. It kicks off with the numbers "1738" (a reference to Remy Martin 1738 cognac), and now players are trying to confuse reporters.
KC players are fining each other if they don't use "1738" in postgame interviews. I have no idea what it means. Success has driven them mad.— Andy McCullough (@McCulloughStar) July 29, 2015
Cain on Bauer: "He was like a 17-38 to the plate." Hosmer on his RBIs against Cleveland: "I'll take 17. I'll take 38."— Andy McCullough (@McCulloughStar) July 29, 2015
Moustakas on Hosmer's pick: "Hoz picks that thing 17 out of 38 times."— Andy McCullough (@McCulloughStar) July 29, 2015
It's led to reporters losing their cool ...
McCullough: "I am not putting that in newspaper." Moustakas: "Why not?" AM:: "It makes no sense." Moose: "It makes perfect sense."— Andy McCullough (@McCulloughStar) July 29, 2015
It's unclear where the 1738 obsession started, but it seems fairly safe to level that charge on Lorenzo Cain. Here's out first and only piece of evidence:
Yes, "Trap Queen" is his walkout music. Keep this up Royals, the season is so much more fun with you.
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