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?
No matter which wild-card team they face -- Houston or New York -- Royals manager Ed Yost will use Yordano Ventura in the ALDS opener. Cueto's poor performance knocks him out of the 'No. 1' spot.
Here's a quick and dirty look at the 2015 Major League Baseball playoff matchups.
The Royals are going back to the postseason. They clinched their first division title since 1985 on Thursday night.
After a handful of awful starts, big trade acquisition Johnny Cueto had an encouraging outing for the Royals on Friday night in Detroit.
J.A. Happ and Josh Tomlin are both pitching well down the stretch, but Scott White is more likely to place his trust in one than the other. Oh, and if you haven't caught on yet, Jedd Gyorko is back.
After a wild winter and almost as wild summer of trades and transactions, with one more dealing deadline only days away, it's time to take a look at the best moves of the past calendar year.
Allowed three runs against Orioles in first start since 2013, and since his Tommy John surgery the following March.
Would you rather have red-hot Corey Kluber or the consistency of Dallas Keuchel at home?

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