Some Monday MLB Helpful Information............
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Only three games remain for MLB teams heading into action Sunday and playoff races are heating up.
Here are Monday’s key matchups with playoff implications that bettors should be aware of:
Boston Red Sox at New York Yankees (-228)
Eduardo Nunez hit a go-ahead sacrifice fly in the eighth inning as visiting New York recovered from a four-run deficit to prevail over Toronto on Sunday and remain tied with Baltimore atop the AL East.
Chicago White Sox at Cleveland Indians (Odds N/A)
The White Sox trail the Tigers by three games in the AL Central with three to play.
Baltimore Orioles at Tampa Bay Rays (Odds N/A)
Nate McLouth, J.J. Hardy and Chris Davis each homered as Baltimore completed a three-game sweep of visiting Boston and clinched a playoff berth on Sunday. The Rays still have an outside shot at a wild-card berth, but need to win all three of their remaining games and get some help.
Detroit Tigers at Kansas City Royals (+123)
The Tigers have assured at the very least a one-game playoff for the division crown and are just a win or a Chicago loss away from clinching the AL Central.
Texas Rangers at Oakland Athletics (Odds N/A)
With their 15th win in 20 home contests Sunday, the Athletics inched closer to Texas in the AL West standings while maintaining a three-game lead over Los Angeles and Tampa Bay for the second wild card.
Cincinnati Reds at St. Louis Cardinals (-132)
Carlos Beltran homered twice and drove in five runs as host St. Louis moved closer to clinching a postseason berth by downing the Nationals on Sunday. The Cardinals have a two-game lead over the Dodgers for the second NL wild card.
Los Angeles Angels at Seattle Mariners (Odds/NA)
The Angels sit three games back of the A’s for the second AL wild-card spot with three to play.
San Francisco Giants at Los Angeles Dodgers (+106)
The Dodgers remain two games behind St. Louis for the second wild card after extending their winning streak to five games with a victory over the Rockies on Sunday.