A Homemade Infographic To Help Explain Who Is Still Chasing The Pennant And Who Is Not

Adrian Beltre, who the Boston Red Sox decided not to keep around this year, hit three home runs this afternoon, carrying the Texas Rangers into the American League Championship Series. That's two more homers than any Red Sox third baseman hit in any game this year. Just one of those subtle statistical indicators that separate the contenders from the also-rans.