The wild-card Royals finish off a sweep of the mighty Los Angeles Angels with an emphatic 8-3 victory Sunday night in the AL Division Series.
Nelson Cruz slices a two-run homer for his latest big postseason hit, and Baltimore holds off Detroit to reach the A.L. Championship Series for the first time since 1997.
Matt Kemp's go-ahead homer in the eighth lifts the Dodgers over the Cardinals and ties their NLDS series at 1-1.
Brandon Belt's home run in the 18th inning gives the Giants a 2-0 lead in their NLDS series against the Nationals.