Running through tomorrow’s AL Wild Card possibilities

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MLB.com’s Jordan Bastian did yeoman’s work running through all of the possibilities that could occur tomorrow as it pertains to the AL Wild Card race. The Indians and Rangers won today while the Rays lost, which means the Indians will enter tomorrow afternoon’s action with a one-game lead, securing themselves at least a 163rd game.

Report: Dodgers, Orioles to complete Manny Machado trade

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The Orioles and Dodgers are expected to finally complete involving SS/3B Manny Machado, ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick reports. The Orioles will receive five prospects from the Dodgers. We’ll have more details about the other players involved later.

Machado, 26, is in the final year of his contract, so this is currently a rental for the first-place Dodgers. Machado ended the first half batting .315/.387/.575 with 24 home runs, 65 RBI, 48 runs scored, and eight stolen bases in 413 plate appearances. In Los Angeles, he will handle shortstop, allowing Chris Taylor to move over to second base.