MLB Playoff Scenarios, Triple Crown Chase 2012: Live Scores, Results and Updates

Benjamin Klein@BenjaminJKleinContributor IIIOctober 3, 2012

The final day of the MLB regular season is packed with storylines from the NL playoff picture to the white-knuckle AL West race to the Yankees and Orioles fighting for the AL East crown to Miguel Cabrera battling for the Triple Crown.

Stay tuned throughout the day for in-game coverage of all games with playoff implications and updates on Cabrera’s pursuit of the Triple Crown.

Triple Crown Race (Miguel Cabrera wins the Triple Crown)

Batting Average: Cabrera .330

Home Runs: Cabrera 44

Runs Batted In: Cabrera 139


AL Playoff Race

Oakland 12, Texas 5 (Oakland wins the AL West)

New York 14, Boston 2 (New York wins the AL East and home-field advantage)

Tampa Bay 4, Baltimore 1 (Orioles will play in one-game playoff)


AL Playoff Matchups

AL Wild Card Game: Texas vs. Baltimore, Friday, 8:37 p.m. ET

Oakland vs. Detroit, Saturday, 6:07 p.m. ET

Texas/Baltimore vs. New York, Sunday, TBD


NL Playoff Matchups

NL Wild Card Game: Cardinals vs. Braves, Friday, 5 p.m. ET

Cardinals/Braves vs. Nationals, TBD

Reds vs. Giants, Saturday, 9:37 p.m. ET