Found September 03, 2013 on Fox Sports Kansas City:
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Five observations on the current state of the Royals. TIME TO DREAM? These 2013 Royals simply won't go away. As depressed and angered as Royals fans were Saturday after that 4-2 loss to the Blue Jays -- and, oh my, wouldn't you love to have that game back -- they have to be equally intrigued now that the Royals have bounced back with two straight wins and pulled to within 4 games of Tampa Bay for that final wild-card spot. Of course, we have been here before, hoping and dreaming the Royals can do the unthinkable by slipping past the Indians, Yankees and Orioles, and then chasing down whatever wild-card leader is still standing. Suddenly, though, here on Sept. 3, it seems doable, even with only 25 games left. I say that because those teams in front of the Royals have finally -- finally -- started to stumble. Tampa has lost five straight and eight of 10. The Indians have lost seven of 10. The Orioles and Yankees each have split their last 10 games. ...
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