Sam Mellinger

June 11, 2014 6:43 PM

Royals’ hard-fought win to get back over .500 is fitting

It’s fitting that the franchise with the longest playoff drought in North American sports made a major symbolic step toward the postseason in a historically difficult way. The Royals beat the Indians 4-1 on Wednesday, moving above .500 for the first time in nearly a month, and no team has ever scored that many runs all on sacrifice flies in a win since the statistic was invented in 1954.

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