Playoff Pinch Hits: ALCS Series Is SetThe Baltimore Orioles and Kansas City Royals are both in the ALCS, with unlikely sweeps in their respective ALDS matchups.
Preview: Orioles-White SoxBud Norris opposes Chris Sale tonight at U.S. Cellular Field.
Orioles Acquire Norris From Astros The Baltimore Orioles have acquired right-hander Bud Norris from the Houston Astros to help bolster a rotation that will be without injured Jason Hammel for what could be an extended period.
Cedeno, Martinez Lead Astros Past Cubs 4-3 Ronny Cedeno's squeeze bunt scored Justin Maxwell with the tiebreaking run in the ninth inning to lead the Houston Astros over the Chicago Cubs 4-3 on Saturday.
Viciedo's Triple Leads White Sox Over Astros 4-2Dayan Viciedo's bases-loaded triple in a four-run sixth inning helped the White Sox snap a four-game losing streak. They also avoided being swept in a four-game series for the first time since 2008.
DeJesus Homers Twice, Cubs Top Astros David DeJesus homered twice, Justin Germano cruised through six innings and the Chicago Cubs beat the Houston Astros 7-2 on Wednesday.
Maholm Leads Cubs Past Astros 4-0 Paul Maholm pitched into the ninth inning to earn his first win in seven weeks and the Chicago Cubs hit three homers in a 4-0 victory over the Houston Astros on Friday.
Coleman Struggles In Cubs' 4-3 Loss To AstrosCasey Coleman is hoping to impress the Chicago Cubs in his fourth stint with the team this season. He's off to a rocky start.