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Orioles' win keeps Tigers, Mariners at bay

Detroit and Seattle both won on Wednesday, meaning Baltimore needed to win to keep hold on the second wild card. The O's did just that, coming back against the Blue Jays in the ninth. The Yankees and Astros are still technically in the hunt, but their odds are less than 1 percent a game away from elimination.

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Jets WR Eric Decker (shoulder) is not practicing. He's at the field, but he didn't even participate in stretching.

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

The Jets have placed rookie DL Lawrence Thomas (torn labrum) on IR. Tough break for promising player.

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27mJordan Raanan

Is Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr. a distraction?

Odell Beckham Jr.'s sideline antics in the fourth quarter could amount to a distraction, but Giants teammates don't seem overly concerned.

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Yankees are still alive, technically

After Wednesday's walk-off win, the Yanks just need to go 4-0 while the Orioles go 0-4 and the other wild-card contenders all falter as well in order to make the postseason. So you're saying there's a chance? What we learned Wednesday

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

The Jets are re-signing WR/PR Jeremy Ross, source confirmed. Replaces Jalin Marshall (torn labrum). CBS first reported.

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Mets pull away in wild-card standings

The Mets' magic number is down to two after they beat the Marlins on Wednesday while the Giants and Cardinals both lost. San Francisco and St. Louis will finish series against Colorado and Cincinnati, respectively, on Thursday.

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Teixiera ends things in grand fashion

Mark Teixiera's walk-off grand slam against the Red Sox on Wednesday helped the Yankees stave off postseason elimination. The clutch blast traveled 409 feet, per ESPN's Home Run Tracker.


David Ortiz's first Yankee Stadium HR

On September 1, 2000, David Ortiz hits his first career home run at Yankee Stadium for the Twins off Yankees pitcher Orlando Hernandez.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Mike D'Antoni told that Carmelo Anthony & Kobe Bryant didn't fully buy in to his offense, resisting the principles. "They did," the Rockets coach said. "And they were paid 20-something million dollars for it -- they were successful. So I don't blame them. Nothing's been proven up to that point."

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Morning Briefing: Mets inch closer to clinch

With the Mets' magic number down to two, New York may have Bartolo Colon pitch on short rest so that he could be ready for a potential wild-card game.

Drama increasing in AL wild-card race (0:57)
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Wednesday's Postseason implications

  • Red Sox clinch AL East title
  • Orioles beat Blue Jays to keep sole possession of second AL wild card
  • Mets' magic number shrinks to 2 after win plus Cardinals loss

Yankees walk off; Red Sox clinch division (0:59)

ESPN Stats and Information  

Mark Teixeira became the first Yankees player to hit a walk-off grand slam against the Red Sox since Charlie Keller in 1942. It was Teixeira's first career regular season walk-off HR (he hit one in the 2009 ALDS). He had the most of anyone who didn't have a walk-off HR (he entered with 408). The new leader in that stat is ex-Tigers slugger, Norm Cash (377)

Mets hold on to top spot in wild-card standings (1:01)
Teixeira's grand slam lifts Yankees to walk off (0:33)

1927 Yankees diary

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  • Immerse yourself in the 1927 Yankees

    "The Diary of Myles Thomas" is an experiment in storytelling, a genre we're calling real-time historical fiction. Experience the Roaring Twenties through the eyes of a mediocre pitcher on the greatest baseball team of all time.