Comeback for Kings: Royals stun Athletics extras
Kansas City Royals
Kansas City advanced to take on the Angels in the ALDS.
Kansas City, MO ( - Fans of the Kansas City Royals, starved from postseason baseball for 29 years, were deservedly rewarded with an epic comeback in a wildly entertaining AL wild card showdown on Tuesday.

The Royals scored three runs in the eighth inning, another in the ninth to force extras and added two more in the 12th to steal a 9-8 victory over the stunned Oakland Athletics.

Alberto Callaspo had given the A's an 8-7 lead with an RBI single in the 12th, but run-scoring hits from Christian Colon and Salvador Perez in the bottom half capped an instant classic that lasted four hours, 45 minutes.  Full Story

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