Matt Moore had New York flailing for five wild innings, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Yankees 7-0 on Tuesday night to push them to the brink of missing out on the postseason for the second time in 19 years.
Cardinals rookie Michael Wacha lost his no-hit bid on Ryan Zimmerman\'s infield single with two outs in the ninth inning, and St. Louis beat the Washington Nationals 2-0 on Tuesday night to close in on the NL Central title.
The Toronto Blue Jays eliminated Baltimore from the playoff hunt Tuesday night, using two clutch RBI singles by Mark DeRosa to beat the Orioles 3-2 in 10 innings.
Pinch-hitter Jason Giambi belted a two-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning to give Cleveland a stunning 5-4 win over the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night, keeping the Indians up with the lead pack in the AL wild-card race.
Darin Ruf and Kevin Frandsen drove in runs without a hit in the first inning, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat Miami 2-1 on Tuesday night to hand the Marlins their 100th loss of the season.
Daniel Murphy hit a three-run homer off Mike Leake, whose long streak of scoreless innings got shattered early, and the New York Mets beat Cincinnati 4-2 on Tuesday night, a costly setback to the Reds\' hopes of a second straight NL Central title.
Carlos Beltran homered, Adam Wainwright earned his 18th win and the St. Louis Cardinals beat Washington 4-3 on Monday night, eliminating the Nationals from playoff contention.
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Third in 2013
Shin-Soo Choo drove in the winning run with a single off the wall in the 10th inning, and the Cincinnati Reds closed in on a wild-card berth by beating the New York Mets 3-2 on Monday night.
Alex Rios hit for the cycle, Derek Holland struck out nine in his second shutout of the season and the Texas Rangers started their final push for a playoff spot with a 12-0 victory over the Houston Astros on Monday night.
The Pittsburgh Pirates are going to the playoffs for the first time in 21 years, clinching at least a National League wild card Monday night when they beat the Chicago Cubs 2-1 and the Washington Nationals lost to St. Louis.
Marco Estrada pitched seven innings, Carlos Gomez and Jonathan Lucroy homered and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Atlanta Braves 5-0 on Monday night.
Wil Myers tied it with a two-run single on a jarring play in the seventh inning then pinch-hitter James Loney stunned the Orioles with a leadoff homer in the ninth, and the Tampa Bay Rays completed a four-game sweep that put a serious damper in Baltimore\'s wild-card hopes with a 5-4 victory Monday.
Norichika Aoki scored three times and doubled home a run, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat sloppy St. Louis 6-4 on Sunday night, hours after the Cardinals clinched a playoff berth.