So Kansas City is headed to the World Series, and its new motto is "Once Every 29 Years, Whether The Midwest Is Ready Or Not." The Royals' 2-1 win over the Orioles at The K tonight was executed in typical Royals fashion: the two runs came in the first, with no ball leaving the infield. With runners on second and third, Eric Hosmer hit a grounder to first, and Steve Pearce threw home to try and get Alcides Escobar. But Escobar's slide knocked the ball out of catcher Caleb Joseph's glove at home, the ball kicked away, and two runs scored.
The World Series begins on Tuesday, as you know. Giants, or Cardinals? Hmm. Whichever, these Royals have quite the feeling of destiny, do they not? Eight straight postseason wins is a MLB record (insert the usual qualifier here).
Also, this happened, which is one of my favorite things ever:
This kid didn't invest quite as much in his sign, but it's still pretty good: