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Relive the best tweets, Vine videos of Royals AL Wild Card win

Catcher Salvador Perez celebrated after his hit knocked in the game-winning run in the 12th inning of the Royals’ Wild Card playoff game against the Oakland A’s. The Royals now will take on the Los Angeles Angels in the American League Division Series beginning Thursday in Anaheim.
Catcher Salvador Perez celebrated after his hit knocked in the game-winning run in the 12th inning of the Royals’ Wild Card playoff game against the Oakland A’s. The Royals now will take on the Los Angeles Angels in the American League Division Series beginning Thursday in Anaheim. The Kansas City Star

Still in shock over the gripping 12-inning American League Wild Card Game? Yeah, we’re not surprised.

The 9-8 Royals victory over the Oakland Athletics Tuesday night served up plenty of drama. As the game went into extra innings, the #royals hashtag feed on Twitter was frothing with people who kept joking that their hearts or breathing had stopped.

So what better way to relive the excitement again than through social media? Here are some of the best moments of the game captured on Vine and Twitter.

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Salvador Perez drives in the game-winning run after an unremarkable display of at-bats earlier in the game. The winning moment.

In the 9th inning, Jarrod Dyson stole third and then scored on Nori Aoki’s sacrifice fly to tie the game. Here’s Dyson celebrating that all-important steal.

Another montage of the steal.

Royals fans are riding high today, so a few took the opportunity to bring back this happily dancing fan from the Sept. 16 game against the Chicago White Sox. It’s still apropos:

Let’s go back to the start of the Wild Card game:

And the end of the game at Power & Light watch party.

Finally, the look from Royals legend George Brett that says it all.

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