Royals Edge Orioles 2-1, Take 3-0 Lead In ALCS

CBS Chicago

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — In a perfect postseason for the Kansas City Royals, of course Mike Moustakas made that daring catch look so seamless.

Boosted by more sparkling defense, a dominant bullpen and another dose of small ball, suddenly the wild-card Royals are one win from the World Series.

Billy Butler drove in the go-ahead run with a sacrifice fly in the sixth inning, and the Royals’ steel-curtain relief corps shut down the Baltimore Orioles the rest of the way for a 2-1 win Tuesday night and a commanding 3-0 lead in the AL Championship Series.

“Just trying to find a way to win each night, no matter what, any way we can, just find a way to win,” Moustakas said.

Moustakas made two marvelous plays at third base as Kansas City won its 10th straight postseason game, including all seven this year. With the Royals making their first playoff appearance…

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