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Royals look to close out Orioles, who are playing catch-up
Royals look to close out Orioles, who are playing catch-up

— Resilience and perseverance are two traits that have come to epitomize the Kansas City Royals, who have turned into a playoff force with their run of late-inning victories. They're two qualities that the Baltimore Orioles had better embrace. After winning the first two games of the best-of-seven American League Championship Series at Camden Yards, the Royals return to Kauffman Stadium needing two victories to reach the World Series in their first playoff appearance since winning it all in 1985. Game 3 is Monday and Game 4 is Tuesday. Game 5, also in Kansas City, is Wednesday if necessary. "You've got to win four games," Baltimore Manager Buck Showalter...

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