The ultimate day of the MLB season may flip into chaos with 4 American League groups vying for 2 wild-card spots and the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Francisco Giants combating for a division title.
The Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees, Seattle Mariners and Toronto Blue Jays are all in motion and combating for the ultimate two spots. The state of affairs may get difficult relying on how their video games go. Each of the 4 groups are taking part in completely different groups.
MLB.com broke down the playoff situations. The Yankees and Red Sox have clinched not less than a assure they might play one another in a possible tiebreaker. If each groups win on Sunday, they may clinch the primary two wild-card spots. The Red Sox would host the Yankees within the wild-card sport. A loss for each of these groups may make issues messy.
A Blue Jays win with a Yankees or Red Sox loss would arrange a tiebreaker sport on Monday for an opportunity on the wild-card spot. The Mariners must win and get a loss by both the Yankees or Red Sox to probably have a possible tiebreaker sport as effectively.
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According to ESPN, if there’s a three-team tie for each wild-card spots, every group can be given a letter designation. Team A would host Team B on Monday and the winner is one wild-card group with the loser going to play Team C to find out the second wild-card group. If there’s a three-team tie for the second wild-card spot, the letter designations come into play once more however the winner of Team A and Team B would play Team C.
There might be a four-team tie for 2 wild card spots, which suggests the Red Sox and Yankees lose their video games Sunday and the Blue Jays and Mariners win. Team A would face Team B and Team C would play Team D with the winners occurring to play within the AL wild-card sport.
The Giants and Dodgers may even have Game 163 on their schedule. Both groups have clinched a playoff spot however each are nonetheless vying for the National League West division. The Dodgers enter Sunday a sport behind the Giants. San Francisco may clinch with a victory but when they lose and Los Angeles wins then the 2 groups will play Monday in Game 163 and the loser performs within the NL wild-card sport.
Here’s the schedule for in the present day’s video games with playoff implications. All occasions Eastern.
3:05 PM: Red Sox @ Nationals
3:05 PM: Padres @ Giants
3:05 PM: Rays @ Yankees
3:07 PM: Orioles @ Blue Jays
3:10 PM: Angels @ Mariners
3:10 PM: Brewers @ Dodgers
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