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OAKLAND, Calif. — The Oakland Athletics open a three-game series against the Cleveland Indians. By Michael Wagaman. UPCOMING: 650 words, photos. Game starts at 10:05 p.m.
CINCINNATI — The Dodgers and Reds finish their four-game series, with Los Angeles trying for a split. Left-hander Scott Kazmir (10-6) faces Homer Bailey (2-1). By Joe Kay. UPCOMING: Game starts at 12:35 p.m.
FBC–T25-PICK SIX-PLAYOFF PREDICTIONS
Can Alabama make it back to a third straight College Football Playoff and win a second straight national championship? Can the ACC put two teams in the playoff? Which top-10 is most likely to flop? Time to forecast the 2016 season. By College Football Writer Ralph D. Russo. SENT: 580 words, photos.