Game 6 of ALCS resumes after eighth-inning rain delay

Fans wait out a rain delay in Game 6 of baseball's American League Championship Series between the Kansas City Royals and the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday in Kansas City, Mo.

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Game 6 of the AL Championship Series has resumed after being delayed more than 40 minutes because of rain. Follow it live HERE!

Play was suspended in the bottom of the eighth inning in Kansas City with the Royals and Blue Jays tied at 3. Players returned to the field at 11:45 p.m. ET and the game was expected to be completed with no more rain in the forecast. 

The Royals lead the series 3-2 and are trying to close out the Jays and advance to the World Series for the second straight year.