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Game 63 Thread - Brewers vs. Royals Finale

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Can the Royals double sweep? Or should it be called Super Sweep? Royal Flush?

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The Kansas City Royals are in first place in the American League Central Division. They also own the best record in the American League. According to Fangraphs, the Royals' playoff odds are very good, as they are calculated to have a 67% chance to reach the tournament.

Yesterday, Joe Blanton started for the Boys in Blue. Today, Jeremy Guthrie starts.

Yeah, not what I would expect, either, but whatever.

It's a rare chance for a double sweep, as the Royals face the Milwaukee Brewers for the final time after winning the first two matches in Milwaukee and yesterday's contest at beautiful Kauffman Stadium. But the Brewers are basically terrible. Regardless, wins are wins.

Ned Yost, who is tied for most wins ever by any Royals manager, will attempt to grab the top spot all for himself with this lineup tonight:

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr"><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Royals?src=hash">#Royals</a> take on the Brewers at <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/TheK?src=hash">#TheK</a> at 7:10 CT on <a href="https://twitter.com/FOXSports1">@FOXSports1</a>, <a href="https://twitter.com/MLBTV">@MLBTV</a> & <a href="https://twitter.com/610SportsKC">@610SportsKC</a>: <a href="http://t.co/piMpPBOCYk">http://t.co/piMpPBOCYk</a> <a href="http://t.co/OjIu44lghr">pic.twitter.com/OjIu44lghr</a></p>— #VoteRoyals (@Royals) <a href="https://twitter.com/Royals/status/611648153553518592">June 18, 2015</a></blockquote>
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Meanwhile, the Brewers will send this lineup:

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Tonight's lineup against the Royals at Kauffman Stadium. First pitch 7:10 CT on <a href="https://twitter.com/FOXSports1">@FOXSports1</a> and <a href="https://twitter.com/620wtmj">@620wtmj</a>. <a href="http://t.co/dD6CkEYvxM">pic.twitter.com/dD6CkEYvxM</a></p>— Milwaukee Brewers (@Brewers) <a href="https://twitter.com/Brewers/status/611632615486058496">June 18, 2015</a></blockquote>
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The Royals' lead in the division is 3 games, and, more importantly, they lead 5 over the Tigers. A win tonight would be nice. As are all wins, I suppose.