American League division winners Detroit, Baltimore, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and the wild card Kansas City Royals begin division series play Thursday, Oct. 2.
Here are some of the key players who will lead their teams. more »
Salvador Perez singled down the left-field line with two outs in the 12th inning, allowing Christian Colon to score from second base and giving the long-suffering Royals a 9-8 victory over the Oakland Athletics in a wild AL wild-card game Tuesday night. more »
Los Angeles Angels slugger Josh Hamilton says he's feeling better and is ready for the playoffs later this week. He has missed 21 of the Angels' last 22 games because of shoulder and other upper-body injuries. more »