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Kansas City Royals

Royals rally, beat Astros 5-4 to even ALDS at 1 game each

The Kansas City Royals whipped out the same formula that carried them to last year's World Series to turn back the Houston Astros and tie their AL Division Series at a game apiece. Some clutch hitting. Stingy defense. An unflappable bullpen. Even a little help from replay. "Just battling," first baseman Eric Hosmer said. "That's what this team does so well." The Royals rallied from a three-run deficit Friday, getting a go-ahead single from Ben Zobrist in the seventh inning, and then watched Wade Davis and the bullpen make it stand in a 5-4 victory that brought back memories of their nip-and-tuck postseason of a year ago. The Royals knotted the game at 4 off...