The Royals are somewhere they haven’t been this season. With their 6-4 loss to the A’s on Sunday, Kansas City’s winning percentage is .500, with a 27-27 record. The Royals took a 3-1 lead in the first inning with Raul Ibanez’s two-run triple and Carlos Beltran’s RBI single. Oakland battled back with two runs in the third to tie it up. The score remained 3-3 until Joe Randa drove in Desi Relaford with a single. The A’s took the lead in the eighth inning with RBI singles from Ramon Hernandez and Terrence Long to make it 6-4. Rick DeHart got the loss, working just two-thirds of an inning. DeHart was charged with the go ahead run. Kansas City dropped three of four to the A’s. The Royals are off today and face the Dodgers in Los Angeles tomorrow.