The Bengals have, as expected, exercised a fifth-year option on receiver A.J. Green, Coley Harvey reports.
This was definitely expected as A.J. Green is one of the most talented wide receivers in the league. The Red Rifle (Andy Dalton) would not have the numbers he does if it wasn't for the great play of Green.ANALYST: Mark Kaplan
Jake Marisnick was 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored on Thursday night against the Royals.
Jake Marisnick had two hits from the bottom of the order which included a double and a run scored in Houston’s 5 -2 win over Kansas City on Thursday night. His double in the second inning with two outs kept the inning alive and Marisnick scored on a single by Jose Altuve before Yordano Ventura left the game after a rain delay in the second inning. Although Marisnick struggled in the second half, he did finish September/October with a .275 average with three home runs and seven stolen bases. Analysis: Greg Jewett