Kansas City Royals
The Kansas City Royals hosted the Oakland Athletics Tuesday night and the game had the attention of the boys in blue.
The Kansas City Royals are off to the division series beating the A’s 9-8 in extra innings.
The Kansas City Royals and Oakland Athletics are both small-market teams with big MLB Playoff aspirations.
Throughout a topsy-turvy first season as manager of the Detroit Tigers, Brad Ausmus has been careful not to show any sign of panic — even when his team was stumbling through a terrible stretch in late May or struggling to keep pace in August.
Whether the Tigers find their form Sunday or not, back-to-back blowout losses to the last-place Twins leave a sour taste for the team.
“There’s not really much we can do about it,” Ausmus said of Porcello’s September woes. “He’s one of our starters, so he’s going to pitch.”
The Chicago White Sox are paying tribute to retiring slugger Paul Konerko this weekend.
Verlander pitched his final regular season start of 2014 better than he had pitched all season.
The Indians began the week with improbable odds of making the playoffs.
The Indians waited more than three weeks to gain a little ground on the Royals. They gave it right back in a few hours.