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Game 158 Thread: Royals vs. Reds Finale

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What a weird start time

Kansas City Royals v Cincinnati Reds
Salvador Perez #13 of the Kansas City Royals runs to third base against the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park on September 25, 2018 in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images

Why on earth is this game starting at 5:40 central? I mean, yes, it’s being played in Cincinnati which means it’s 6:40 there, but that’s just plain bizarre. Why is that a thing? Does anything matter?

Anyway, the Kansas City Royals are playing the Cincinnati Reds in an interleague game, which means we are forced to watch pitchers beat themselves in the hand with a stapler hit. This is exactly what we want to see in game 158 of the season.

Here are the lineups. Let’s get this thing over with.

Kansas City:

Cincinnati:

Four more, guys. What a year.