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Wild Card Situation Room, 9/24/2015

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Wanna know what's up with that second Wild Card spot in the American League race to the playoffs? Here's what's up.

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One game.

Standings, 9/24/2015

Wild Card Teams W L PCT WCGB E# L10 STRK
New York Yankees 83 68 .550 +4.0 - 6-4 L1
Houston Astros 80 73 .523 - - 3-7 L2
Minnesota Twins 78 73 .517 1.0 10 5-5 W3
Los Angeles Angels 78 74 .513 1.5 9 6-4 W2

Yesterday

Twins: WIN, 4-2

Astros: LOSS, 6-5

Angels: WIN, 6-5

The Angels did the Twins another favor, knocking off the leader for the second Wild Card spot and enabling Minnesota to move within a game of that coveted position.

Today

Twins (78-73) vs Indians (74-76), 7:10pm CST
Probable Pitchers: Kyle Gibson vs Cody Anderson

Astros (80-73)
OFF

Angels (78-74)
OFF

On This Date In 2009 (before play)

Team W L PCT GB
Detroit Tigers 81 70 .536 -
Minnesota Twins 79 73 .520 2.5