American League wild-card berth

Sports
5:50 am
Wed September 18, 2013

Yankees Playoff Hopes Take Hit In Toronto's 2-0 Shutout

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In baseball, Toronto blanked the Yankees 2-0. The Blue Jays dealt the Yanks their fourth straight loss and dropped them 3 ½ games behind in the wild-card race.

Elsewhere, Baltimore beat Boston 3-2 last night. That left the Red Sox's magic number at three for winning the AL East.

Texas passed Tampa Bay 7-1. The Texas Rangers put a halt to their seven-game losing streak while moving back into a tie with Tampa Bay for the two American League wild-card berths.

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WAMC News
7:41 am
Thu September 12, 2013

Mike Carp Hits Grand Slam, Jeter Out For Season

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In baseball, just two games separate five teams vying for the final American League wild-card berth.

Tampa Bay's lead continued to shrink with a 7-3 loss to the Red Sox. Mike Carp had a pinch-hit grand slam in the 10th inning. It was the first pinch-hit grand slam for Boston since Kevin Millar hit one at Milwaukee on June 7th, 2003.

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