James Shields has nine quality starts in his past 10 outings. (AP)
The Athletics visit the Royals in Tuesday's one-game-playoff AL Wild Card Game with the winner earning the right to face the Angels in the ALDS. Kansas City is making its first postseason appearance since 1985.
Giants visit Pirates Wednesday in NL Wild Card MLB - One game is all that separates the Giants and Pirates from moving on to the NLDS to face the Nationals, and the two 88-win clubs will meet Wednesday at PNC Park to determine which club extends its season.
Royals continue playoff push Wednesday at Indians MLB - The Royals attempt to make up some ground in the AL Central race on Wednesday when they take on the Indians for the final time in the 2014 campaign. Kansas City sits just one game behind the Tigers for the AL Central lead.
Kershaw, L.A. looks to clinch NL West Wednesday MLB - One of the biggest rivalries in baseball closes its regular-season series on Wednesday night when the Giants visit Clayton Kershaw and the Dodgers. Los Angeles needs just one more win to clinch the NL West division.
MLB |OAKLAND at KANSAS CITY Play On - Home teams (KANSAS CITY) with a starting pitcher whose throws more than 6.5 innings per start against opponent with a starting pitcher whose WHIP is 1.200 or better on the season-AL 206-122 over the last 5 seasons. ( 62.8% | 61.8 units ) 33-28 this year. ( 54.1% | -0.6 units )