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Game 70 Open Thread: Kansas City Royals (41-28) vs. Oakland Athletics (34-41)

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LET'S GET READY TO RUMBLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLE!!!!!!!

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Tonight, live from Oakland, we bring you the most anticipated re-match of this baseball season. The last time these two teams met, there was no love lost. The defeated the Athletics soundly in a three-game series, once again affirming their dominance since defeating Oakland in the Wild Card game in 2014.

From the city of Oakland we bring you the battle by the Bay, the California conflict, the melee with the A's. Brought to you by MGM Grand in conjunction with Don King productions, witness the spectacle of raw brutality and life-risking fastballs in the diamond of doom, the O.co Coliseum.

Baseball fans, ARE YOU READY??????

In this corner, we have the defending Wild Card challenger, coming in with a record of 34-41 with six losses by extra innings. Weighing in at 6'5'' 190 lbs is right-handed starting pitcher Jesse Hahn. Its the Monsters of Moneyball, the Walking Warriors, the Three True Outcomes Hyrda - THE OAKLAND ATHLETICS!

And in this corner, we have the champ, your defending 2014 American League Champions, coming in with a record 41-28, with a dominating 33-2 record when leading after six innings. Weight in at 6'0'' 220 is right-handed starting pitcher Edinson Volquez. Its the Kings of Kauffman, the Bunting Behemoth, the Department of Defense - THE KANSAS CITY ROYALS!

Ladies and gentleman, boys and girls, for the thousands watching here in Oakland tonight, and the millions of fans watching in Kansas City and around the world......

LET'S GET READY TO RUMBLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLE!