Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Indians, Nats Make Playoffs In Last Series

Cleveland and Washington D.C. have claimed the #6 seeds as tight wild card races came down to the last series.

The Indians won their last 4, including a 9-6 pounding of the Yankees in their finale, to finish 90-72.  Meanwhile, Seattle dropped 3 of their last 4 to end up a game back.

In the NL, the Nationals won 4 to end the season and finish in a tie with the Astros, and took the wild card via the head-to-head tiebreaker.

Here are our playoff pairings:

In the AL, it's #4 Anaheim vs #5 Chicago, with the winner drawing #1 Minnesota; and #3 Tampa Bay vs. #6 Cleveland, with the winner going against #2 Boston.

The NL has the #4 Cubs vs. the #5 Mets, winner gets #1 Pittsburgh; and #3 Colorado Springs vs. #6 Washington D.C. with the winner taking on #2 St. Louis.

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