Whit Merrifield (right) and the Royals could not close out the Cleveland Indians on Thursday night. It was the Indians’ 22nd straight win, and another tough loss for the Royals, whose playoff hopes are fading.
Whit Merrifield (right) and the Royals could not close out the Cleveland Indians on Thursday night. It was the Indians’ 22nd straight win, and another tough loss for the Royals, whose playoff hopes are fading. David Dermer The Associated Press
Whit Merrifield (right) and the Royals could not close out the Cleveland Indians on Thursday night. It was the Indians’ 22nd straight win, and another tough loss for the Royals, whose playoff hopes are fading. David Dermer The Associated Press

The Royals are the Indians’ henchmen, and their season is by now all but over

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