Royals Outlast A's 9-8 In Extra Innings, Move On To ALDSIt had been 29 years since the Kansas City Royals had last been to the postseason — nearly three decades spent mostly in baseball's backwater, a small-market organization on a shoe-string budget trying in vain to compete with the big boys. On Tuesday night, they returned to the game's grand stage in dramatic fashion.
Levine: Ramirez Likes Young Cubs PlayersAramis Ramirez is happy to see former teammate Starlin Castro's resurgence.
CBSSports.com: Fantasy Baseball Week 15 Starts And SitsWhen can you trust your struggling studs? Twelve starts into the season, Fantasy owners still have no idea what to make of Mike Minor. After he was sidelined with an injury to open the year, Minor just hasn’t been able to recapture his old form.
Levine: Abreu, Trout Still Unsure Of Home Run Derby StatusAngels star Mike Trout is wary of messing with his line drive-producing swing.
Bernstein: Stopping Baseball's Spiral Of StupidityIt's time for the self-deputized baseball police to go.
White Sox Rally Falls Short In 5-4 Loss To A'sWhite Sox manager Robin Ventura questioned the effort of his players after a 5-1 loss to Arizona on Sunday in Chicago, and he spoke about the "uninspired" effort again before playing at Oakland on Monday night hoping for a spark. All he could complain about after the latest loss is that the comeback came too late.
Fantasy Baseball Preview: Third BaseCBS Local Sports breaks down the top players at third base for your fantasy baseball draft.
Russell Gives Up Lead In 8th, Cubs Lose To A's 8-7One bad pitch blew what would've given the Chicago Cubs something they've rarely achieved this season: a winning streak.
A's Rally Past Tigers 4-3 To Force Game 5Seth Smith hit a game-tying two-run double off Detroit closer Jose Valverde in the ninth inning and Coco Crisp capped Oakland's most dramatic comeback yet with an RBI single as the Athletics staved off elimination for a second straight night with a 4-3 victory over the Detroit Tigers in Game 4 of the AL division series Wednesday.