ALDS dominates the action -- Texas-style -- with Edinson Volquez of the Royals trying to shut down Colby Rasmus and the Astros in Game 3 at Minute Maid Park. In the other matchup, the Rangers will try to sweep the Blue Jays in Game 3 at Globe Life Park.
Game 2 pits Cueto against Scott Kazmir of the Astros, who -- like his counterpart -- has struggled to achieve with his new team.
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?
The Athletics have promoted GM Billy Beane to their president of baseball operations, the team announced. Assistant GM David Forst has been promoted to GM.
What will the Nationals do to sort out their mess, A look around MLB job openings, World Series hopes and news from around Major League Baseball.
Yankees also eliminated from AL East race because Blue Jays clinched division earlier Wednesday.
Let's see where the race for the postseason fray stands as of Wednesday.
The Athletics have hired Justine Siegal to be a coach for their Instructional League team. They're the first MLB team to employ a female coach.
With His Holiness back in Rome, how can the sizzling Angels sustain a march to the playoffs?
Yankees also could clinch a playoff berth if the right things happen. Giants would be eliminated if they fell to the Dodgers. Indians could be eliminated from AL wild card.

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