Salvador Perez was the hero in a game for the ages Tuesday night. The Royals catcher drove in the winning run with a single in the bottom of the 12th.
All is forgiven for Ned Yost after the Royals came back to beat the A’s in Tuesday night’s Wild Card game.
Eric Hosmer missed a game-tying homer by inches, but settled for a triple in the 12th inning of the A.L. Wild Card game.
The A’s’ lead appeared to be slipping away in the bottom of the eighth before reliever Luke Gregerson got back-to-back strikeouts to end the threat.
Brandon Moss came up big for the Oakland A’s in Tuesday’s Wild Card playoff, homering in the first and then giving going deep again in the sixth.
Ned Yost pulled starter James Sheilds in favor of rookie Yordano Ventura with the Royals clinging to a lead over the A’s. Disaster ensued.
James Shields will start for the Kansas City Royals in their one-game AL Wildcard game against the Oakland Athletics.
Jon Lester will make the start for the Oakland Athletics in their one-game AL wildcard game Tuesday night.
The Royals break a 28-year playoff drought when they host the Athletics in the American League Wild Card game Tuesday. Here’s how to watch.