Royals Hosting Seattle 9/5/13
UNDATED - There's one day game in baseball. In Kansas City the Royals are looking to keep their playoff hopes alive as they entertain the Seattle Mariners. In the American League Wild Card hunt the Royals are 5.5 games back of the final spot.
In tonight's top matchup the Reds are home to the Cardinals in the final game of a four-game series. The Reds won the first two games of the set before St. Louis came back to win last night's contest 5-4 in 16 innings. In the National League Central the Cards are a game back of first-place Pittsburgh while the Reds are 3 ½ back. In the National League Wild Card picture, the Reds and Cardinals currently hold down the two spots with Washington 6 .5 games back of the final berth.
The Yankees and Red Sox kick off a four-game series tonight in the Bronx. The Red Sox lead the American League East by 5 ½ games over Tampa while the Yankees are eight back. In the American League Wild Card picture the Rays hold down the second and final spot right now with the Yankees 2.5 back. The Rays are in Anaheim tonight to meet the Angels.
The remaining games this evening feature the White Sox in Baltimore, Houston at Oakland and San Francisco home to Arizona.