• Mariners put Royals on brink of elimination

    Summary of 4 articles · Updated Sep 26, 2013
    Elimination could come as soon as Wednesday night if the Royals lose and the Indians win. Time is running out for the Royals. But, in the bottom of the fifth, the Mariners struck for three runs. That left the Royals four games behind in the American League Wild Card race with just five games left. Justin Smoak's three-run homer gave the Mariners a 4-0 lead against left-hander Bruce Chen in the fifth inning as light rain began to fall and the stadium roof was closed. After the break, they roared away, 19-5...
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    • Royals' late-season rally comes up short

      Few would have suspected that the Kansas City Royals, after plunging into a deep hole in May, would rise up and be involved in the postseason chase almost to season's end. Yet that is what they did.
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    • Royals' playoff hopes end against Mariners

      Kansas City, after an exhilarating and dogged late-season effort, was finally eliminated from postseason contention in a 6-0 loss to the Seattle Mariners and Hisashi Iwakuma on Wednesday night at Safeco Field. The Royals' loss, coupled with Cleveland's …
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    • Royals' postseason hopes take hit in Seattle

      Veteran Bruce Chen yielded four runs in five innings and the offense was held in check as the Royals' playoff hopes took a major hit with a 4-0 loss to the Mariners on Tuesday night.
      Source: MLB.com

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