Catcher won't ever be a strong position, but thanks to some up-and-comers, it does offer some depth for 2016, according to our Scott White.
Eighth-inning rally by Royals in Game 4 flips script on Carlos Correa and Astros, who were six outs from advancing to ALDS.
Here's how managers Ned Yost and A.J. Hinch will line it up in Game of the ALDS in Houston.
Dallas Keuchel, Jason Castro, Chris Carter and Carlos Gomez starred to give the Astros a 2-1 series lead.
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.
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.
The Astros beat the Royals 5-3 in Game 1 of the ALDS Thursday night. Here are the five defining moments of 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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