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The New York Yankees can clinch a Wild Card and also home field advantage on Saturday.

The New York Yankees almost got it done, but their ninth-inning rally fell short in a 4-3 loss. The team will have to wait another day before clinching a Wild Card spot, but now they’ll have to beat Tampa Bay Rays pitching prospect Shane Baz.

New York still holds the top AL Wild Card spot and leads the Boston Red Sox by a single game. However, the Toronto Blue Jays and Seattle Mariners aren’t out yet and trail the second spot by one game each.

 

Game Info

Tampa Bay Rays (99-61) @ New York Yankees (91-69)

Start Time: 1:05 p.m. EDT
TV: YES, MLB Network (out-of-market only)
Radio: WFAN 660/101.9 FM, WADO 1280

Pitching matchup


Rays: Shane Baz (2-0, 1.69 ERA)
vs.
Yankees: Jordan Montgomery (6-6, 3.49 ERA)

 

Odds

Over/Under: 9

Yankees: -1.5

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Rays Lineup

TBD

 

Yankees Lineup

Josh Benjamin is a Bronx native who lives and breathes the New York Yankees despite being born into a family full of Mets fans. He is the MLB Editor at RealSport and considers himself a student of the game. When not writing, he can be found either at Yankee Stadium or deep in discussion with his fellow sports nuts.