Teams such as the A's, Rays and Nationals are about to earn an invitation to October, but credit these players for getting them there.
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This is it! Here's how to enjoy -- or sweat out -- the race to the finish line for the teams still in the running and players pursuing hardware.
Nathan Eovaldi pitched six gritty innings, Christian Vazquez hit a three-run homer and the Boston Red Sox beat the playoff-contending Tampa Bay Rays 7-4 Sunday.
Brandon Lowe is back in the Rays' lineup for the first time since July 2, as the All-Star second baseman has been activated after battling a bruised right shin.
Nate Lowe hit a two-run homer in the 11th inning, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Boston Red Sox 5-4 on Saturday night to move one game ahead of Cleveland for the second AL wild card.
The World Series champion Boston Red Sox were mathematically eliminated in the late innings, then lost to the Tampa Bay Rays 5-4 Friday night when Willy Adames had an RBI single in the 11th.
It's tough to find a more successful baseball club over the past decade-plus than the Tampa Bay Rays, owners of a 1,035-901 record -- fifth-best in...
Austin Meadows homered leading off the 11th inning, sending Tampa Bay to an 8-7 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers that helped the Rays keep pace in the AL wild-card race and prevented the New York Yankees from clinching the AL East title Wednesday...
Corey Seager drove in four runs, including a go-ahead, two-run double in the seventh, and the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 7-5 Tuesday night.
Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer
Blake Snell threw two scoreless innings in his long-awaited return from elbow surgery, then threw some extra innings in the Dodger Stadium bullpen. He retired all 6 batters he faced, 4 via strikeout.
For some, Dodgers-Yankees would be too big, and Rays-Brewers would be too small. So what potential Fall Classic clashes would be just right?
The Cubs, Brewers and Mets are all making a push to snag postseason spots in the Senior Circuit.
After stumbling against the Los Angeles Angels, the Tampa Bay Rays head up the coast what appears to be an even more challenging series against the Dodgers.
Travis d'Arnaud broke open a scoreless game with a three-run double in the sixth inning, and the Tampa Bay Rays improved their standing in the AL wild card race with their 13th win in 16 games, 3-1 over the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday night.
Willy Adames, Austin Meadows and Jesus Aguilar homered in the third inning, and the Tampa Bay Rays kept pace in the AL wild card race with an 11-4 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night.
Buster speaks with Karl Ravech about the rash of injuries facing the Yankees and what it means for the return of Giancarlo Stanton (11:00). They also explain why no teams should want to face the A's or Rays in the postseason. Then, Jessica Mendoza previews this weekend's Dodgers/Mets series and also lends her insights on the Noah Syndergaard/Wilson Ramos situation (30:56). Plus, Rena Banena's Bleacher Tweets (42:13).
Nick Solak homered off the pitcher he was traded for two months ago, and Texas beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-4 on Thursday night, giving the Rangers consecutive series victories for the first time since June.
Buster talks to Keith Law about the debut of Oakland's top pitching prospect, Jesus Luzardo (10:36). Plus, Keith fills Buster in on the stellar seasons enjoyed by three of the game's top prospects. Then, Sarah Langs plays "The Numbers Game" (34:10) before Rays OF Tommy Pham discusses Tampa Bay's impressive season, why they're so hungry and how hitters have adjusted to the juiced ball (39:16).
Rougned Odor hit a go-ahead, three-run homer and the Texas Rangers beat Tampa Bay 10-9 on Wednesday night to end a six-game winning streak by the Rays, who have the AL's top wild-card spot.