Royals officially eliminated from playoff contention
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - The Kansas City Royals were officially eliminated from playoff contention Thursday night following a 3-2 loss to the Minnesota Twins.
Kansas City’s loss dropped the Royals to 57-87 on the year and finished off another series getting swept by the Twins. It also secured its seventh straight season without a playoff appearance following the 2015 World Series title.
Daniel Lynch was given the loss, moving his record to 4-11. Salvador Perez added to his home run tally with a two-run home run, his 21st of the season, in the fourth inning.
Kansas City heads to Boston to take on the Red Sox in a three-game series this weekend.
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