Indians Beat Twins to Clinch American League Wild-Card Spot

The Cleveland Indians clinched one of the American League’s two wild-card places with a 5-1 win over the Minnesota Twins in their final regular-season game.

The Tampa Bay Rays assured themselves of at least a tie for the other AL wild-card berth with a 7-6 win against the Toronto Blue Jays.

The Rays (91-71) will take the second spot if the Texas Rangers fail to beat the Los Angeles Angels in their final game of the Major League Baseball season today.

A win for Texas would leave them tied with the Rays, setting up a playoff at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, Texas, tomorrow to determine which team plays the Indians (92-70) two days later in Cleveland.

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