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NL Wild Card Race Heating Up

Sep 13, 2016; Washington, DC, USA;  New York Mets second baseman T.J. Rivera (54) celebrates with teammates after hitting a solo home run in the tenth inning off Washington Nationals relief pitcher Mark Melancon (not pictured) at Nationals Park. New York Mets defeated Washington Nationals 4-3 in the tenth inning. Mandatory Credit: Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports

With the 2016 MLB regular season wrapping up, there’s  still a close race for the final two wild card spots in the National League. The San Francisco Giants (77-67) and the New York Mets (77-68) are currently in position to win out the final two spots with the Giants leading the Mets by half …

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AL East Pennant Race

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With just 19 games left in the regular season, the AL East is currently closely contested with four teams within five games of the divisional leader. If the playoffs started today, it would feature three AL East teams—the division-leading Boston Red Sox and two wild card teams—the Toronto Blue Jays and Baltimore …

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MLB Playoff Race Remains Competitive

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As the hunt for October ensues, Major League Baseball playoff spots are coming down to the wire. Ten teams in the American League and eight National League teams are within five games of getting a chance at competing for a championship. If the season ended today, the Red Sox (East), Indians (Central) and Rangers (West) …

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AL East Teams Dominate Wild Card Race

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The Boston Red Sox currently lead the American League East by a single game over the Toronto Blue Jays, who lead the American League wild card by, you guessed it, a mere one game over the Baltimore Orioles. However, with 23 games to play, those three teams will all be …

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MLB Hunt for October

Aug 8, 2015; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant (17) hits a home run during the first inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Wrigley Field. Mandatory Credit: Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports

With under 30 games to play in the 2016 Major League Baseball season, three divisions are separated by five games or less, and both wild card spots are crapshoots with six AL teams within five games vying for that second spot, and four NL teams within four games. Let’s get …

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