On Tuesday, Kansas City fell 2-1 to Minnesota, dropping to 4-8 in games decided by a final score line of 2-1.
The Royals' 21 losses in one-run games still gives them the most in the American League. This comes a year after KC led the AL with 31 one-run victories.
Jackson Alexander is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.