The Royals and the Orioles begin their best-of-seven American League Championship Series on Friday, but they’ve already played seven times this season, with the Royals winning four times.
The first three games were in Baltimore in April, followed by a four-game series in Kansas City in May.
Here’s how the Royals did and The Star’s coverage of those games:
April 25: 5-0 W: Yordano Ventura shuts down Orioles as Royals get 5-0 win
April 26: 3-2 L: Royals lose 3-2 to Orioles in 10 innings
April 27: 9-3 W: Omar Infante’s six RBIs lead Royals over Orioles 9-3
May 15: 2-1 L: Ventura shines but Royals fall to Orioles 2-1
May 16: 4-0 L: The three most important things in real estate and baseball
May 18: 8-6 W: Alex Gordon belts two homers as Royals beat Orioles 8-6