- The Toronto Blue Jays are in a favorable position to clinch a wild-card spot
- The Houston Astros defeated the Seattle Mariners, extending their lead in the wild-card race
- The Texas Rangers maintained their lead in the AL West
The Houston Astros defeated the Seattle Mariners 5-1, handing Seattle a fourth-straight loss. Seattle is now 1.5 games back of the Astros for the final wild-card spot. The Toronto Blue Jays, one of Seattle’s wild-card-race rivals, had a day off but still remain in a favourable position to clinch one of the final spots. In another game, the Texas Rangers defeated the Los Angeles Angels 5-1, maintaining their 2.5-game lead over the Astros for first place in the AL Central Division. Here is how the American League playoff race is shaping up after Monday’s results.
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