- Chicago, Illinois 60616
- Line: CHW -135
- Over/Under: 9
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Royals left fielder Alex Gordon blasts a solo home run to center field in the bottom of the ninth inning to force extra innings in Game 1 of the 2015 World Series.
Royals outfielder Alex Gordon, the former first-round pick whose roller-coaster career took him from near bust to All-Star and Gold Glove winner, announced Thursday he will retire after the season.
The Houston Astros squandered an opportunity to clinch a postseason berth on Wednesday and put themselves in a position to face a stressful four-game weekend series in Arlington.
Even after clinching their division title, as well as the best record in the National League, the Los Angeles Dodgers might be playing one of their most important games of the season at home Thursday against the Oakland Athletics.
The visiting Milwaukee Brewers and St. Louis Cardinals continue their battle for playoff berths when they open their five-game series Thursday.
Sandy Alomar Jr. has guided the Cleveland Indians to a 24-18 record this season while serving as acting manager in place of Terry Francona, who has persevered through a spate of health issues but appears on track to join the club for the playoffs.