When discussing the teams competing for the second AL wild-card spot, you can say they all deserve each other right now.
Of the Rays, Orioles, Yankees and Indians, none of them have been able to pull away from the pack. All four teams are within 3 ½ games of each other for the AL’s final postseason berth.
On Monday night, the Rays lost their fifth straight game, an 11-2 defeat in Anaheim. Tampa Bay has now lost eight of nine.
So the Orioles woke up this morning just two games back of the Rays for that second AL wild-card spot while staying ahead of both the Yankees (2 ½ games back of Tampa Bay) and Indians (3 ½ games).
This is just...