Light-hitting former Twins catcher Drew Butera played a key role in the Royals' winning rally against the Astros, fouling off several tough pitches in working a 10-pitch walk that helped set up the go-ahead run.
The MLB playoffs have been great so far. If you've been missing out on the fun, maybe reconsider? It's NL-only action Tuesday, with Cardinals at Cubs (3:30) followed by Dodgers at Mets (6:30), both on TBS.
"This Wild season should be a blast! I'm just waiting for the know-it-all negative comments from people who always seem to think they're smarter than Yeo."
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"Congratulations to the @astros on advancing to the ALCS! Hoping for an all-Texas #ALCS. Looking at you @Rangers."
— Premature tweet, since deleted, from the office of Texas Gov. Mark Abbott.