Race for the AL Wild Card


The race for the AL Wild Card is heating up. Despite many believing that the Boston Red Sox would clench the Wild Card playoff spot, the Tampa Bay Rays are proving they still have a chance. The series between the Red Sox and Rays began with the Red Sox 6.5 games ahead of the Rays in the Wild Card race. The Rays desperately needed to sweep the Red Sox to remain alive in the race–and they did just that! The Rays are now only 3.5 games behind the Red Sox in the AL Wild Card race. Take a look at how these two Wild Card contenders compare offensively and defensively. Which team deserves the Wild Card spot?

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