September 25, 2013 11:44 PM

Royals’ postseason chase officially ends in 6-0 loss to Mariners

The end to the Royals’ first real postseason chase since the days when MTV still played music came quietly and peacefully Wednesday night in a pulseless 6-0 loss to the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field. The Royals’ biggest season-long shortcoming, an inconsistent attack, flat-lined for a second straight night — this time against Hisashi Iwakuma, who yielded just four hits in eight innings.

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