The Kansas City Royals and New York Mets are each a win away from the World Series.
The Royals cranked out 15 hits in a 14-2 rout of the Blue Jays in Game Four of the American League Championship Series in Toronto.
Alex Rios went 3-for-3 with a homerun for the Royals, who can secure a spot in the Fall Classic for the second straight year with a win on Wednesday.
Meanwhile, Daniel Murphy homered for the fifth straight playoff game as the Mets knocked off the Cubs, 5-2, in Game Three of the National League Championship Series in Chicago.
Jacob deGrom earned his third win of the postseason for the Mets, who can sweep the best-of-seven set with a victory Wednesday night.
By: Mike Plourde – for Great Lakes Radio Sports