Royals Report: 5 Things About Bizarro-Day Win

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May 15, 2016; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Royals fans, dressed up for the Dress to the Nines day, watch players on field before the game against the Atlanta Braves at Kauffman Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports
May 15, 2016; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Royals fans, dressed up for the Dress to the Nines day, watch players on field before the game against the Atlanta Braves at Kauffman Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports /
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May 15, 2016; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Royals designated hitter Kendrys Morales (25) hits a two-run walk off home run in the thirteenth inning against the Atlanta Braves at Kauffman Stadium. The Royals won 4-2. Mandatory Credit: Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports
May 15, 2016; Kansas City, MO, USA; Kansas City Royals designated hitter Kendrys Morales (25) hits a two-run walk off home run in the thirteenth inning against the Atlanta Braves at Kauffman Stadium. The Royals won 4-2. Mandatory Credit: Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports /

5) You Know The Baseball Gods Hate You When…

Wade Davis blows a save after six straight Kansas City Royals pitchers open the game without allowing a run. With the score tied 2-2 at the end of nine, the KC Royals had used seven pitchers and faced extra innings with a depleted bullpen.

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This on a day when the team badly needed a win.

It’s the kind of outrageous fortune that can make Kansas City Royals fans want to break stuff. I probably would have, except I was busy writing this article. See, my journalistic endeavors DO have some benefit!

[I’m sure all of my faithful readers are APPALLED that Wade Davis’ blown save probably cost me a fantasy baseball win this week]

Ok, I guess the Baseball Gods can’t hate you when Scott Alexander and Chien-Ming Wang pitch four innings of scoreless baseball after Wade Davis blows a save, and then slumping Kendrys Morales slams a two-run walkoff home run with two outs in the bottom of the thirteenth for the win.

But, hey, I was really beginning to lose the faith there.

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NEXT GAME:

The KC Royals will send Yordano Ventura (3-2, 4.62 ERA) to the mound against Rick Porcello (6-1, 3.11 ERA) for the Boston Red Sox 6:00 CST at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, MO Monday, May16.

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