The Tigers won.
The Indians won.
The Rays won.
The Rangers won.
The Mariners won, 6-0, beating Kansas City and with that the Royals were mathematically eliminated from the postseason.
The Royals have not been in the postseason since 1985, baseball’s longest absence.
Kansas City Royals in the postseason
|1||1985||AL West||91||71||.562||1st of 7||Won WS (4-3)||Dick Howser (91-71)|
|2||1980||AL West||97||65||.599||1st of 7||Lost WS (4-2)||Jim Frey (97-65)|
|3||1984||AL West||84||78||.519||1st of 7||Lost ALCS (3-0)||Dick Howser (84-78)|
|4||1978||AL West||92||70||.568||1st of 7||Lost ALCS (3-1)||Whitey Herzog (92-70)|
|5||1977||AL West||102||60||.630||1st of 7||Lost ALCS (3-2)||Whitey Herzog (102-60)|
|6||1976||AL West||90||72||.556||1st of 6||Lost ALCS (3-2)||Whitey Herzog (90-72)|
|7||1981||AL West||50||53||.485||4th of 7||Lost LDS (3-0)||Jim Frey (30-40) and Dick Howser (20-13)|