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.â†µ
The Twins have officially clinched the AL Central title.â†µ
The Royals are 28.5 games back at this point.â†µ
What the Royals are fighting for now is avoiding the cellar. They're currently a half-game ahead of the Indians for last place.â†µ
Unfortunately for Royals fans, this chase of avoiding the cellar is all too familiar.