The Astros and Royals have posted their starting lineups for Game 1 of the ALDS. First pitch is scheduled for 7:30pm ET on Thursday.
Both the Royals and Astros have set and announced their rosters for the ALDS.
The teams have similarities -- notably strong defense, and sneaky offense. The Astros definitely have more power and appear to be better at the top of the starting rotation, but will those strengths be available thanks to conditions of the series?
For this week's MLB Top 10s, let's have a look at the position players and pitchers who provided the most value in 2015. Not a slideshow!
Who are the 25 heroes of the 2015 MLB season? What will the Mets do with their playoff rotation? How will the Dodgers deal with their glut of infield options in October, plus more from around the league.
The Royals are going back to the postseason. They clinched their first division title since 1985 on Thursday night.
Let's take a quick and dirty look around baseball to examine the current state of all the playoff races. The headliner? A Royals win and Twins loss means the first ever AL Central title for KC.
The Tigers managed to record a 1-3-6-1-4 pickoff Sunday while bouncing a throw off Lorenzo Cain's back.
It's mid-September, and the AL MVP appears to be Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson's to lose.
The Mets remain the toast of the town in New York, but what does the future hold for stars Matt Harvey and Yoenis Cespedes? Plus more news from around MLB.

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