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Game 114 Thread: Cubs vs. Royals Finale

Come back to us, Ben...

Chicago Cubs v Kansas City Royals
Former Kansas City Royal Ben Zobrist #18 of the Chicago Cubs points to David Bote after he scored on Bote’s two-run triple in the first inning against the Royals at Kauffman Stadium on August 7, 2018 in Kansas City, Missouri
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Roys gonna get swept, ya’ll. Such is life.

The Chicago Cubs are a significantly better team than the Kansas City Royals are. The Royals are using someone named Heath Fillmyer as their starting pitcher. Drew Butera is starting for the third straight game. Hunter Dozier and his career .614 OPS is hitting cleanup.

Look, it’s just not gonna go well. Sorry. Them’s how it’s gonna be. Here are your lineups:

Kansas City

Chicago (not the usual ones)