R.B.I. Baseball 14 has spoken: Oakland will win the AL Wild Card Game 1-0
With the start of the MLB postseason mere hours away, baseball fans are biting their nails in anticipation of tonight's Wild Card game between the Athletics and Royals.
Will the Royals, in their first postseason since 1985, continue giving SungWoo Lee something to cheer about?
Unable to wait, the geniuses at MLB.com's Games Team peered into the future, simulated the AL Wild Card Game on R.B.I. Baseball 14 and reported back. According to the game's simulation supercomputer-that-thinks-it's-a-human-being, the AL Wild Card game is going to be a taut pitcher's duel with the A's winning 1-0 on the strength of a third inning Jed Lowrie home run.
It's probably going to look something like this:
The Royals won't go down without a fight, though. In the bottom of the ninth, Nori Aoki singles (presumably of the infield variety) and with two outs, Eric Hosmer steps to the plate. He connects and the ball goes back, way back ... where it drops harmlessly into the right fielder's glove.
Will tonight's action follow the game's? You'll just have to tune in to see.