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Passan: Inside a final week like MLB has never seen before

The Marlins are looking like a playoff team? Jose Ramirez for AL MVP? Jeff Passan has 20 questions -- and answers -- about baseball's frantic finish.

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MLB playoff push: Indians, Braves and Cubs all clinch, plus current bracket

Here's the latest on the postseason picture.

PENNANT CHASE SCORES

AL: BATTLE FOR NO. 1 | NL: WIDE-OPEN

TUESDAY'S WALK-OFFS

Jose Ramirez's walk-off HR sends Indians to postseason

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Pirates edge Cubs on Stallings' walk-off HR

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Yadiel Hernandez's 1st career homer gives Nats walk-off win

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POWER RANKINGS

MLB Power Rankings: The 2020 MVP for all 30 teams

With the Yankees reclaiming a spot in our top five, we look at each team's most valuable player for this most unusual season.

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Everything you need to know for final week of the MLB season

Must-see matchups, pennant race-defining moments, potential MVPs.

What are MLB teams that are out of the race playing for the rest of the way?

Players whose teams have fallen out of contention still can open some eyes with their drive and work ethic.

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Doing it his way

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  • MLB umpire Joe West has never missed a call. Just ask him

    Joe West can be seen as a good umpire or a jerk. He is self-deprecating one minute and vindictive the next. He will put his arm around you as quickly as he will throw you out of a game. For 44 years, he's done it the only way that matters to him: his way.