Because the AL East is so much higher in wins than the other two divisons in the American league probably two of the three circled teams will be in a one game play-in game for the second wild card spot in the division.
I will be the first to admit I haven’t been paying attention all season long. For the casual fan- this is about to get really really good. Every game is going to have massive implications.
The Major League Baseball Wild Card Game is a play-in game which was added to the Major League Baseball postseason in 2012. … Two wild-card teams in each league play each other in a single-game playoff after the end of the regular season. The winner of the game advances to face the 1st seeded team in the Division Series.