Tuesday Sports Update (9/30)

Major League Baseball playoffs start today, a blow out on Monday Night Football and some suspensions for an SEC football team in our Tuesday Sports Update…

** Major League Baseball’s playoffs start tonight as Kansas City hosts Oakland in a Wild Card match up.   The Royals make their first postseason appearance since 1985.

** The Minnesota Twins fire long time manager Ron Gardenhire and the Houston Astros name A.J. Hinch as their new manager.   Former Gators Cole Figueroa (Tampa Bay) and Nick Maronde (Cleveland) were recalled to the big league roster by their respective teams.

** On Monday Night Football, the Kansas City Chiefs blow out the New England Patriots 41-14.

** The woeful Oakland Raiders have fired coach Dennis Allen after the team gets off to an 0-4 start to the season.

** The Buffalo Bills have benched starting quarterback and former FSU star E.J. Manuel in favor of veteran Kyle Orton.

** The Kentucky Wildcats have suspended four players from this Saturday’s game against South Carolina for violating team rules.

** LSU will start freshman Brandon Harris at quarterback when the Tigers travel this Saturday to face Auburn.

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