The MLB playoffs are set to begin Oct. 3, with the World Series starting Oct. 24.
It was not quite a “hail the conquering hero” moment on Monday at the Rogers Centre as the Blue Jays beat the Padres 4-2, but the repatriation from the DL of Jose Bautista and his power bat to the lineup was a welcome addition for a team that believes it's a true contender. With catcher Russell Martin
CHICAGO -- Six years, four months, five children, one boy. It almost sounds like an official scorer or broadcaster reciting a pitching line, but those figures simply illustrate the particulars for Kansas City Royals right-hander Ian Kennedy, his wife, Allison, and their growing young family. "There