Royals postseason tracker: How the 2014 team compares to 1985 through 157 games
08/27/2014 12:42 PM
09/24/2014 12:57 PM
Through 157 games, how do the 2014 Royals compare to the last team in franchise history to make the playoffs and two other recent close calls?
2014 Royals (on pace for 89-73)
Division: Trail Detroit by 1 game
2013 Royals (86-76, seven back in AL Central)
Division: Trailed Detroit by 8 1/2 games
Wild card: Trailed Cleveland by 4 games for second of two spots
2003 Royals (83-79, seven back in AL Central)
Division: Trailed Minnesota by 6 games
Wild card: Trailed Seattle by 7 1/2 games
1985 Royals (91-71, won AL West and World Series)
Division: Trailed California by 1 game
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