The Kansas City Royals couldn't pull it off against the St. Louis Cardinals, 5 to 4, on August 31, 1997.

Final

STL

5

KCR

Royals

55-78

4

1

0

0

2

0

2

3

0

0

4

0

0

5

0

0

6

0

1

7

5

0

8

0

1

9

0

0

R

5

4

H

9

8

E

0

1

Summary

Player Stats

Bottom 2nd

STL

KCR

Royals

Home run by Dean Palmer.

0

1

Royals

Home run by Yamil Benitez.

0

2

Bottom 6th

STL

KCR

Royals

Sacrifice fly by Dean Palmer; Johnny Damon scored.

0

3

Top 7th

STL

KCR

Cardinals

Single by Mike DiFelice; Ron Gant scored.

1

3

Cardinals

Single by Royce Clayton; Mike DiFelice scored.

2

3

Cardinals

David Bell hit ground ball; error by Shane Halter; Scarborough Green scored.

3

3

Cardinals

Single by Willie McGee; Royce Clayton scored.

4

3

Cardinals

Single by Gary Gaetti; David Bell scored.

5

3

Bottom 8th

STL

KCR

Royals

Single by Jeff King; Jay Bell scored.

5

4

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