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MLB Wild Card Open Thread: Oakland Athletics at Kansas City Royals

Your open thread for tonight's Major League Baseball showdown in Kansas City. PLAYOFF BASEBALL BABY!

Go Royals! (I promise I'm not biased...)
Go Royals! (I promise I'm not biased...)
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For the first time in a very long time (as in, I wasn't alive the last time) the Kansas City Royals are in the playoffs. The Royals host the Oakland Athletics at Kauffman Stadium.

Here are a few stats on the game:

Starter Record ERA
Oakland Jon Lester 16-11 2.46
Kansas City James Shields 14-8 3.21
No. Oakland Kansas City
1 Crisp CF Escobar SS
2 Fuld LF Aoki RF
3 Donaldson 3B Cain CF
4 Moss DH Hosmer 1B
5 Reddick RF Butler DH
6 Lowrie SS Gordon LF
7 Vogt 1B Perez C
8 Soto C Infante 2B
9 Sogard 2B Moustakas 3B
Now for your thread! Post thoughts and stuff. Enjoy the game! Go Royals!