Biggest All Time Kansas City Royals Blown Leads

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What is the biggest Kansas City Royals blown lead of all time?

The largest blown lead in Kansas City Royals history is 9 runs. The Royals were leading 10-1 in the top of the 3rd inning against the Cleveland Indians on Aug 23, 2006, and ended up losing the game 13-15 in extra innings.

Biggest Kansas City Royals Collapses

Date Opponent Largest Lead Final Score
1 Wed, Aug 23, 2006 vs Cleveland Indians 9 10-1, Top 3rd 13-15
2 Sat, Jul 3, 1999 @ Cleveland Indians 8 8-0, Bot 2nd 8-9
Fri, Jun 18, 1993 @ Oakland Athletics 8 8-0, Bot 2nd 9-10
4 Sun, Apr 27, 2003 @ Toronto Blue Jays 7 8-1, Bot 7th 9-10
Thu, Jun 8, 1995 @ Texas Rangers 7 8-1, Bot 8th 9-10
Mon, May 20, 1985 @ Texas Rangers 7 7-0, Bot 5th 7-8
Sat, May 14, 1983 vs Detroit Tigers 7 7-0, Top 3rd 10-11
8 Sun, May 22, 2022 vs Minnesota Twins 6 6-0, Top 8th 6-7
Sun, Aug 19, 2018 @ Chicago White Sox 6 6-0, Bot 4th 6-7
Fri, Aug 23, 2013 vs Washington Nationals 6 6-0, Top 3rd 10-11
Sun, Sep 12, 2010 @ Chicago White Sox 6 6-0, Bot 1st 6-12
Fri, Sep 15, 2006 vs Seattle Mariners 6 6-0, Top 3rd 8-11
Thu, May 25, 2006 vs Detroit Tigers 6 6-0, Top 2nd 8-13
Tue, May 17, 2005 vs Baltimore Orioles 6 8-2, Top 3rd 8-12
Wed, Aug 23, 2000 @ Toronto Blue Jays 6 8-2, Bot 4th 8-9
Sun, Jul 23, 2000 @ Detroit Tigers 6 9-3, Bot 6th 9-12
Mon, Jul 3, 2000 vs Chicago White Sox 6 9-3, Top 5th 10-14
Fri, Aug 6, 1999 vs Minnesota Twins 6 7-1, Top 6th 8-9
Wed, May 3, 1995 @ Minnesota Twins 6 7-1, Bot 3rd 9-10
Wed, Jul 1, 1992 @ New York Yankees 6 6-0, Bot 3rd 6-7
Sun, Apr 16, 1989 @ Toronto Blue Jays 6 6-0, Bot 1st 8-15
Sat, Jul 16, 1988 @ Boston Red Sox 6 6-0, Bot 6th 6-7
Sat, May 28, 1977 @ Boston Red Sox 6 10-4, Bot 5th 12-17
Sun, Aug 27, 1972 @ New York Yankees 6 6-0, Bot 5th 6-7
25 Mon, Jul 4, 2022 @ Houston Astros 5 5-0, Bot 4th 6-7
Wed, Sep 8, 2021 @ Baltimore Orioles 5 5-0, Bot 8th 8-9
Mon, May 19, 2014 vs Chicago White Sox 5 5-0, Top 3rd 6-7
Mon, May 30, 2011 vs Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 5 6-1, Top 3rd 8-10
Wed, Apr 6, 2011 vs Chicago White Sox 5 5-0, Top 7th 7-10
Tue, Apr 13, 2010 @ Detroit Tigers 5 5-0, Bot 7th 5-6
Wed, Jul 9, 2008 vs Chicago White Sox 5 5-0, Top 4th 6-7
Wed, May 28, 2008 vs Minnesota Twins 5 8-3, Top 9th 8-9
Fri, May 19, 2006 vs St. Louis Cardinals 5 5-0, Top 4th 6-9
Tue, Aug 9, 2005 vs Cleveland Indians 5 7-2, Top 9th 7-13
Thu, Aug 4, 2005 @ Boston Red Sox 5 5-0, Bot 3rd 9-11
Thu, Jul 28, 2005 @ Tampa Bay Devil Rays 5 5-0, Bot 2nd 5-10
Fri, May 27, 2005 @ Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 5 8-3, Bot 9th 8-9
Thu, Sep 23, 2004 @ Chicago White Sox 5 6-1, Bot 8th 6-7
Wed, May 7, 2003 vs Boston Red Sox 5 6-1, Top 7th 6-9
Mon, Sep 2, 2002 @ Oakland Athletics 5 5-0, Bot 5th 6-7
Mon, Jun 10, 2002 vs Florida Marlins 5 5-0, Top 5th 8-15
Wed, May 22, 2002 @ Anaheim Angels 5 5-0, Bot 7th 6-7
Sat, Apr 13, 2002 @ Cleveland Indians 5 7-2, Bot 8th 7-8
Wed, Aug 22, 2001 vs Chicago White Sox 5 8-3, Top 5th 12-13
Fri, May 25, 2001 vs Seattle Mariners 5 6-1, Top 4th 6-9
Thu, Aug 24, 2000 vs Boston Red Sox 5 6-1, Top 3rd 7-9
Tue, Sep 14, 1999 vs Anaheim Angels 5 6-1, Top 7th 6-8
Mon, Apr 20, 1998 @ Seattle Mariners 5 6-1, Bot 4th 7-8
Wed, Jun 25, 1997 @ Chicago White Sox 5 7-2, Bot 8th 7-8
Sun, Sep 8, 1996 @ Oakland Athletics 5 5-0, Bot 5th 7-8
Tue, Aug 13, 1996 @ Seattle Mariners 5 5-0, Bot 4th 5-9
Fri, Jul 5, 1996 @ Minnesota Twins 5 8-3, Bot 8th 8-9
Mon, Apr 29, 1996 @ Minnesota Twins 5 5-0, Bot 3rd 6-11
Fri, Apr 22, 1994 @ Milwaukee Brewers 5 7-2, Bot 5th 8-9
Wed, Apr 15, 1992 vs Oakland Athletics 5 6-1, Top 5th 6-10
Sun, Jun 23, 1991 vs Baltimore Orioles 5 5-0, Top 6th 8-11
Mon, Jun 17, 1991 @ Texas Rangers 5 9-4, Bot 8th 9-10
Tue, Sep 20, 1988 @ Seattle Mariners 5 8-3, Bot 6th 10-11
Thu, Apr 10, 1986 @ New York Yankees 5 5-0, Bot 5th 5-6
Sun, May 19, 1985 @ Milwaukee Brewers 5 6-1, Bot 3rd 10-11
Tue, May 19, 1981 @ New York Yankees 5 5-0, Bot 3rd 5-6
Sun, May 3, 1981 @ Texas Rangers 5 8-3, Bot 7th 8-9
Thu, Aug 28, 1980 vs Texas Rangers 5 5-0, Top 3rd 6-10
Wed, Aug 15, 1979 @ Milwaukee Brewers 5 5-0, Bot 6th 5-6
Tue, Jun 26, 1973 @ California Angels 5 5-0, Bot 8th 5-6
Tue, Jun 19, 1973 vs Oakland Athletics 5 6-1, Top 6th 6-11
Wed, Sep 29, 1971 @ Oakland Athletics 5 6-1, Bot 7th 7-8
Thu, Jul 29, 1971 @ Detroit Tigers 5 6-1, Bot 5th 9-10
Sun, Jul 11, 1971 @ Minnesota Twins 5 5-0, Bot 6th 5-6

What is the biggest 9th inning collapse in Kansas City Royals history?

The largest lead the Kansas City Royals have blown in the 9th inning is 5 runs, which they've done 4 times. The most recent 5 run blown lead in the 9th inning was on May 28, 2008, when the Royals were ahead 8-3 in the top of the 9th inning against the Minnesota Twins, and blew the lead and lost the game 8-9.

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