With that result, the Royals had really limited their seeding options.
“Questions which the general public may find meaningless or humiliating, [are ones that] the club really respect and take seriously.”
The last time these two played each other, the Royals got the better of the Mariners taking a thrilling game 2-1.
The Royals were disenchanted, but not disheartened. After all, with that loss, their playoff chances were on the line as well.