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M.L.B. Playoff Races: Yankees and Braves Close In on Berths

Sep 22, 2018 - The New York Times

A couple of quests were on the verge of being fulfilled after Friday’s results. The Yankees won to lower their magic number for clinching an American League wild-card berth to two, pending Oakland’s result. And the Atlanta Braves prevailed and will clinch the National League East if they beat the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday.

Another issue was put to rest, as the Houston Astros, who lead the A.L. West, won to assure themselves a postseason berth.

Here is where the various co...