Manny Ramirez and JIM THOME celebrated after Los Angeles locked up the National League West on the eve of the season's final day. Meanwhile 162 games may not be enough to settle the AL Central.
The Dodgers kept things interesting down the stretch in the NL West with an untimely five-game losing streak. However all that is forgotten after last night's division clinching 5-0 win over Colorado. That leaves the Rockies as the NL Wild Card, meaning they'll begin the playoffs in Philadelphia on Wednesday. The Dodgers will
host St. Louis in the other NLDS series.
With one day left in the regular season the Minnesota Twins have pulled even with the reeling Detroit Tigers in the AL Central. In somewhat related news, Miggy Cabrera may or may not have engaged in a scuffle with a large dog. Also he went 0-4 in last night's most recent loss. The Tigers have Justin Verlander on the mound this afternoon going against John Danks and the White Sox.
Michael Cuddyer's 8th inning home run lifted the Twins to another crucial win. They'll face the Kansas City Royals about an hour after the Tigers and Sox take the field. If the teams can't break their tie they'll meet for a single game to determine who wins the division and moves on to the playoffs.
Because holy shit, baseball season isn't long enough as it is.