MLB wild card standings 2013 news has the Cleveland Indians in sole possession of the top slot. The 2013 wild card race got even more interesting on Saturday (Sept. 28), as the Indians won their ninth straight game. Coupled with a loss by the Tampa Bay Rays to the Toronto Blue Jays, this was an extremely important night for the final two playoff spots in the American League.
It's important to note that the Texas Rangers also won again, beating the Los Angeles Angels in a game that got heavily inundated by rain in the ninth inning. Joe Nathan closed the door, though, giving the Rangers a 7-4 victory and pulling them back into a tie with the Rays for the fifth and final playoff spot in the AL. It was the sixth straight win for a very hot Rangers team.
Entering the final day of the regular season on Sunday (Sept. 29), the 2013 MLB wild card standings have the Indians at 91-70 and one game ahead of the 90-71 Rangers and Rays. If the two teams remain tied after Sunday, they will have a one game play-in on Monday (Sept. 29) to decide which team moves on to play the Indians on Tuesday (Oct. 1). That's provided that the Indians can win their final game, because the potential exists for a three-way tie and a lot of chaos.