Minnesota comes to Kansas City with a 2.5-game lead over the Royals in the chase for the second Wild Card spot.
2 Home runs by Robbie Grossman, still recovering from a broken thumb, over the past three games.
5 Times reaching base by Joe Mauer, the 17th such game in his career. The Kansas City Royals won two out of three each in Minnesota and Detroit over the past week. Minor and Alexander stick out from the bunch with sub-3.00 ERAs, while Maurer has found it hard to adjust after a midseason trade to Kansas City, pairing a 7.02 ERA with a 4.9 BB/9 and 10.3 SO/9 over just 16 2/3 innings so far. He issued a walk but didn't allow any hits or runs.
Eric Hosmer drove in the go-ahead run with his third hit of the game. It was his fourth blown save of the season. Kansas City is 5-1 in Kennedy's last 6 division starts and 2-5 in their last 7 games against a team with a winning record while the over is 5-1 in their last 6 games overall.
Four USA Women In Semifinals, Federer Ousted
Federer was able to level the match in the second set 6-3, before the pair played a crucial and tightly fought third. I played Rafa here in 2009 too.
Minnesota hasn't had much success with Santana on the mound at Kauffman Stadium.
Junis has won back-to-back starts and five consecutive decisions.
32 dead in powerful Mexico quake
One of the most powerful earthquakes ever recorded in Mexico toppled hundreds of buildings. The Oaxacan town of Juchitan bore the burnt of the damage - 36 people were killed there.
Odell Beckham Jr. listed as questionable for opener against Cowboys
The Dallas Cowboys are 0-3 straight up and 0-2-1 against the spread in their last three games against the New York Giants . Cowboys: Elliott will no doubt be eager to make a statement after his 6-game suspension was put on hold Friday.