KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Toronto Blue Jays and Kansas CityRoyals are sticking with the same 25-man rosters they used to advance out of the last round of the playoffs for their AL Championship Series.
The rosters were due before the start of Game 1 on Friday night at Kauffman Stadium.
Toronto manager John Gibbons indicated Thursday there wouldn’t be much different, if anything, from the squad he used against Texas. That means left-hander Aaron Loup is part of the roster after he missed the final two games of the divisional round with a family issue.
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The Royals decided to keep speedster Terrance Gore and outfield substitute Paulo Orlando on the roster they used against Houston. That means Jonny Gomes will remain off the roster.