Here's how managers Ned Yost and A.J. Hinch will line it up in Game of the ALDS in Houston.
Gomez came off the bench in the first two games as he nursed a strained intercostal muscle on the left side of his chest. With lefty Dallas Keuchel going, the Royals might be particularly vulnerable with three key batters in their lineup -- Eric Hosmer, Mike Moustakas and Alex Gordon -- hitting from the left side.
Royals come back to beat Astros 5-4 and knot best-of-five series 1-all.
The Astros and Royals are set to do battle in Game 2 of their ALDS Friday afternoon. Here's how they'll each line up.
News on the lack of minority candidates being hired and what MLB plans to do about it, plus more news and notes from around Major League baseball.
It was the biggest postseason height difference between hitter and pitcher on record, and it happened in Game 1 of the ALDS between the Astros and Royals.
The Astros took Game 1 of the ALDS from the Royals, 5-2. Let's take a look inside the game.
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?

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