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Twins Clinch AL Central; Royals Staying Out Of Last Place

OK, so the title makes it sound like the Kansas City Royals actually had a shot but that's not really the case. The Royals haven't had a shot to win the division since their pre-All-Star break slide.

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The Twins have officially clinched the AL Central title.

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The Royals are 28.5 games back at this point.

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What the Royals are fighting for now is avoiding the cellar. They're currently a half-game ahead of the Indians for last place.

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Unfortunately for Royals fans, this chase of avoiding the cellar is all too familiar.