The Royals picked up a 5-2 win over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday night at Kauffman Stadium for their fourth win in a row, but there will be no defense of the title from the reigning World Series Champs.

Kansas City was eliminated from Wild Card contention and now will play for a winning record. They currently sit at 81-77 with four games left.

The defending World Series champs were eliminated when Baltimore beat Toronto 3-2.