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A look at baseball’s wild-card races

The Baltimore Orioles’ Hyun Soo Kim, right, is congratulated by teammate Manny Machado on his two-run home run against the Toronto Blue Jays during the ninth inning of Wednesday’s game in Toronto. The Orioles won 3-2.
The Baltimore Orioles’ Hyun Soo Kim, right, is congratulated by teammate Manny Machado on his two-run home run against the Toronto Blue Jays during the ninth inning of Wednesday’s game in Toronto. The Orioles won 3-2. 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 Wednesday’s games.

National League

Team

Wins

Losses

Games Behind

New York Mets

85

74

+1.5

San Francisco Giants

83

75

St. Louis Cardinals

82

76

1

American League

Team

Wins

Losses

Games Behind

Toronto Blue Jays

87

71

+1

Baltimore Orioles

86

72

Detroit Tigers

85

73

1

Seattle Mariners

84

74

2

Houston Astros

83

76

3.5

New York Yankees

82

76

4

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