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Game XXIX Open Thread - The Royals of Kansas City Versus The Orioles of Baltimore

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With a victory, the Royals record reaches the dreaded 18-11, we hold out breaths together as one.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - SEPTEMBER 11: Lorenzo Cain #6 of the Kansas City Royals lays on the ground after being hit in the head by a pitch during the eighth inning against the Minnesota Twins on September 11, 2012 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - SEPTEMBER 11: Lorenzo Cain #6 of the Kansas City Royals lays on the ground after being hit in the head by a pitch during the eighth inning against the Minnesota Twins on September 11, 2012 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Hannah Foslien

Ervin "Tragic" Santana

#54 / Pitcher / Kansas City Royals

6-2

185

R

R

Dec 12, 1982

W-L G GS CG SHO SV BS IP H R ER HR BB K ERA WHIP
2013 - Ervin Santana 3-1 5 5 0 0 0 0 36.0 32 9 8 4 5 31 2.00 1.03


Wei-Yin Chen

#16 / Pitcher / Baltimore Orioles

6-0

195

L

L

Jul 25, 1985

W-L G GS CG SHO SV BS IP H R ER HR BB K ERA WHIP
2013 - Wei-Yin Chen 2-3 6 6 0 0 0 0 36.0 31 14 14 3 12 22 3.50 1.19

At this point, there is little we can do but wait, worry, and resign ourselves to the fate that the gods have in store for the Royals. Ervin Santana takes the mound. Will he fall on his sword, serving the greater good, or will he chase personal glory to the detriment of the team? Time will tell.

18-11: We Will Never Forget