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A look at baseball’s wild card races

San Diego Padres starting pitcher Paul Clemens throws in the third inning of a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants Monday, Sept. 12, 2016, in San Francisco. San Diego won the game 4-0 and Clemens, aided by five relief pitchers, got the win. The Giants fell four games behind the Dodgers in the National League West, but lost no ground in the wild-card chase.
San Diego Padres starting pitcher Paul Clemens throws in the third inning of a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants Monday, Sept. 12, 2016, in San Francisco. San Diego won the game 4-0 and Clemens, aided by five relief pitchers, got the win. The Giants fell four games behind the Dodgers in the National League West, but lost no ground in the wild-card chase. The Associated Press

National League

Team

Wins

Losses

Games Behind

Giants

77

66

+1.5

New York Mets

76

68

St. Louis Cardinals

75

68

0.5

Miami Marlins

71

73

5

Pittsburgh Pirates

69

73

6

American League

Team

Wins

Losses

Games Behind

Toronto Blue Jays

79

64

+1

Baltimore Orioles

78

65

Detroit Tigers

77

66

1

New York Yankees

76

67

2

Seattle Mariners

76

68

2.5

Houston Astros

75

69

3.5

Kansas City Royals

74

69

4

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