Judging the Royals

Lee Judge breaks down the Royals, game by game.

Red Sox 8, Royals 4: How the game fell apart in the sixth inning

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When you’ve got Kelvin Herrera, Wade Davis and Greg Holland in your bullpen, the goal is to get through six innings with a lead. If you do that, your odds of winning are very good … 59-3 good. The Royals were one out away from giving the ball to Kelvin Herrera in the seventh inning with a lead, but Boston’s Daniel Nava hit a grand slam, the Red Sox took a 7-4 lead and the Royals never got the ball to Herrera.

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