The KC Royals reeled off their sixth straight victory, and second consecutive series sweep, with a 6-3 win over the Tampa Bay Rays Wednesday night at Kauffman Stadium.
The Kansas City Royals move to 30-22, and have opened a two game lead over the second place Chicago White Sox in the AL Central. The Tampa Bay Rays fall to 22-29 and last place in the AL East.
The KC Royals came roaring out of the gate with two runs in each of the first two innings, before the Rays responded with single runs in the third, fifth, and sixth to pull within one run at 4-3.
The Kansas City Royals then scratched out single tallies in the bottom of the sixth and seventh to take a comfortable 6-3 lead. Kansas City’s three-headed bullpen monster of Joakim Soria, Kelvin Herrera, and Wade Davis did their thing to nail down the victory.
On to my five observations about Wednesday’s game:
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