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A look at baseball’s wild-card races

The Detroit Tigers’ Miguel Cabrera, right, celebrates his three-run home run with Cameron Maybin as Cleveland Indians catcher Adam Moore looks on during the second inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016, in Detroit.
The Detroit Tigers’ Miguel Cabrera, right, celebrates his three-run home run with Cameron Maybin as Cleveland Indians catcher Adam Moore looks on during the second inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016, in Detroit. 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 Tuesday’s games.

National League

Team

Wins

Losses

Games Behind

New York Mets

84

74

+0.5

San Francisco Giants

83

74

St. Louis Cardinals

82

75

1

Miami Marlins

78

79

5

Pittsburgh Pirates

77

80

6

American League

Team

Wins

Losses

Games Behind

Toronto Blue Jays

87

70

+2

Baltimore Orioles

85

72

Detroit Tigers

84

73

1

Seattle Mariners

83

74

2

Houston Astros

83

75

2.5

New York Yankees

81

76

4

Kansas City Royals

80

77

5

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