The Kansas City Royals have won eight straight games and are in first-place in the AL Central after beating the A’s on Monday night.
How would you celebrate after taking the lead in the division when your team was 8 games out on July 21? If you’re Jarrod Dyson, you do a backflip.
Kansas City also acquired fomer A’s outfielder Josh Willingham on Monday. Willingham has crushed Oakland in his career (.414, 8 HRs and 19 RBIs).
Good news for the A’s? Jon Lester pitches on Tuesday and he’s had a ton of success against the Royals: (8-3, 1.65 ERA).
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