Monday brings us four MLB postseason games, and it's the last time we'll get more than two games in the same day this year, so we'd best enjoy it.
Royals @ Astros, 1:07 ET on FS1
The Royals find themselves down two games to one. They'll give the ball to Yordano Ventura, who started Game 1, but was removed after just two innings because of a long rain delay. Houston counters with rookie Lance McCullers.
Blue Jays @ Rangers, 4:07 ET on FS1
The Rangers could finish off the sweep on Sunday, but have another home game in which to try to knock baseball's best offense out of the postseason, They'll send Derek Holland to the mound, while Toronto will start R.A. Dickey, who at the age of 40 will finally make his postseason debut.
Cardinals @ Cubs, 6:07 ET on TBS
The longtime rivals split their first two postseason games, sending the series to Wrigley tied at a game apiece. St. Louis will have Michael Wacha on the mound, and his talent and 2013 NLCS MVP award would make him the favorite against most starters, but Chicago has Jake Arrieta, has has been unbelievable for months now, not having lost a game since June.
Dodgers @ Mets, 8:37 ET on TBS
Brett Anderson starts for Los Angeles, Matt Harvey for New York. The pitchers aren;t the story here though, Chase Utley is, after his dirty "slide" at second base broke Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada's leg, and the umpire's decision not to enforce the rules allowed the play to dramatically alter Game 2, and perhaps swing the series. Utley has bee suspended, but is appealing, and because MLB won't hear his appeal today, he's available tonight. Look for Mets fans (who'll have had plenty of time to prepare for a very late local start) to give him hell if he takes the field.
Buckle up and enjoy the ride, it's the fullest day of baseball left on the calendar.