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Giants Defeat Mets 3-0 in NL Wild Card Game

Oct 5, 2016; New York City, NY, USA; San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner (40) throws during the first inning against the New York Mets in the National League wild card playoff baseball game at Citi Field. Mandatory Credit: Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY Sports

The San Francisco Giants are moving on to the National League Division Series after a 3-0 victory over the New York Mets Wednesday night in the National League Wild Card game. The game featured a pitching duel between Giants starter Madison Bumgarner and the Mets’ Noah Syndergaard. Both starters did not allow …

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MLB 2016 Regular Season Ends

Aug 30, 2016; Baltimore, MD, USA; Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Kevin Pillar (15) steals second base as Baltimore Orioles second baseman Jonathan Schoop (6) cannot catch the ball in the second inning at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Mandatory Credit: Evan Habeeb-USA TODAY Sports

2,428 games later and the 2016 Major League Baseball regular season is over. On Sunday afternoon, three of the four wild card spots were decided for the MLB playoffs. The Orioles (BAL 5, NYY 2), Giants (SF 7, LAD 1), and Blue Jays (TOR 2, BOS 1) all won Game …

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MLB: American League Wild Card Race Remains Tight

Sep 21, 2016; Seattle, WA, USA; Seattle Mariners second baseman Robinson Cano (22) celebrates following his game winning walk off sacrifice fly ball against the Toronto Blue Jays during the twelfth inning at Safeco Field. Seattle defeated Toronto 2-1. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

With about two weeks left in the Major League Baseball season, the American League wild card race is going right down to the wire. Two teams are currently tied for the wild card lead; the Toronto Blue Jays are 83-69 on the season while the Baltimore Orioles are 82-70.   The Blue Jays lost 2-1 …

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National League Wild Card Race: 3-Team Tie

Sep 20, 2016; Denver, CO, USA; St. Louis Cardinals second baseman Kolten Wong (16) dives into the second base against Colorado Rockies second baseman DJ LeMahieu (9) after a wild pitch in the first inning at Coors Field. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

Tuesday’s Major League Baseball action showed the National League Wild Card race tightening. It evened into a three-way tie between the San Francisco Giants, New York Mets and St. Louis Cardinals. The Mets were at the top of the Wild Card position before Tuesday’s action with a record of 80-70, while …

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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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Cubs-Pirates NL Wild Card Preview

The Chicago Cubs travel to Pittsburgh to take on the Pirates Wednesday night for the NL Wild Card game. Cubs manager Joe Maddon has led his team to the postseason in his first year as manager and the team makes its first postseason appearance since 2008. On the other hand, the …

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