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Wild Card Situation Room: 9/28/2015

Twins win again. So does the competition.

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The Twins have seven games to go. But they need Houston and LA to stop winning. I'd also like to point out that, as we watch teams with barely 80 wins eat each other for that second AL Wild Card spot, the NL post-season is already set and both Wild Card teams already have 90 wins.

Standings, 9/28/2015

Wild Card Teams W L PCT WCGB E# L10 STRK
New York Yankees 86 69 .555 +4.5 - 6-4 W2
Houston Astros 82 74 .526 - - 5-5 W2
Los Angeles Angels 81 74 .523 0.5 7 8-2 W5
Minnesota Twins 80 75 .516 1.5 6 5-5 W2


Twins: WIN, 7-1

Astros: WIN, 4-2

Angels: WIN, 3-2


Twins (80-75) at Indians (77-77), 6:10pm CDT
Probable Pitchers: Phil Hughes vs Corey Kluber

Astros (82-74) at Mariners (74-82), 9:10pm CDT
Probable Pitchers: Lance McCullers vs Roenis Elias

Angels (81-74) vs Athletics (65-91), 9:05pm CDT
Probable Pitchers: Hector Santiago vs Felix Doubront

Remaining Schedule

Date Minnesota Twins Houston Astros Los Angeles Angels
Tuesday, September 29 at Indians at Mariners vs Athletics
Wednesday, September 30 at Indians at Mariners vs Athletics
Thursday, October 1 at Indians OFF at Rangers
Friday, October 2 vs Royals at Diamondbacks at Rangers
Saturday, October 3 vs Royals at Diamondbacks at Rangers
Sunday, October 4 vs Royals at Diamondbacks at Rangers

There's Always Hope: On This Date In 2009 (before play)

Detroit Tigers 83 72 .535 -
Minnesota Twins 81 74 .523 2.0