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A look at baseball’s wild-card races

New York Mets infielder Asdrubal Cabrera celebrates his grand slam with Jose Reyes during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citi Field on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016 in New York. The Mets won 17-0 and moved a game ahead of the San Francisco Giants for the top spot in the National League wild-card race.
New York Mets infielder Asdrubal Cabrera celebrates his grand slam with Jose Reyes during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citi Field on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016 in New York. The Mets won 17-0 and moved a game ahead of the San Francisco Giants for the top spot in the National League wild-card race. The Associated Press

Here’s a look at Major League Baseball’s wild-card races. The top two teams in each league will reach the postseason. The standings are current through Sunday’s games.

National League

Team

Wins

Losses

Games Behind

New York Mets

83

73

+1

San Francisco Giants

82

74

St. Louis Cardinals

81

74

0.5

Pittsburgh Pirates

77

78

4.5

Miami Marlins

77

78

4.5

American League

Team

Wins

Losses

Games Behind

Toronto Blue Jays

86

69

+1.5

Baltimore Orioles

85

71

Detroit Tigers

83

72

1.5

Seattle Mariners

82

73

2.5

Houston Astros

82

74

3

New York Yankees

79

76

5.5

Kansas City Royals

78

77

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