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Wild-card game gives Angels a running start on preparing for Royals
Wild-card game gives Angels a running start on preparing for Royals

Baseball's postseason blew in like a hurricane Tuesday night. No gentle sprinkles growing to a downpour. No breeze slowly turning to a gale. The Kansas City Royals won the American League wild-card game over the Oakland A's, 9-8, and it only took 12 innings and nearly five hours in the Royals' Kauffman Stadium. It was a combination Dick Enberg and Harry Caray game. Oh, my! Holy cow! The A's led, 2-0. Then they didn't. The A's led, 7-3. Then they didn't. There was something for everybody. "I started out watching that game as a scout," Angels Manager Mike Scioscia said Wednesday, "and finished it as a fan." An A's catcher,...

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