Yesterday the A’s beat the Rangers to clinch the AL West for the first time in 6 years.
The Rangers now have to play in the newly created wildcard game.
With the Yankees win and the Orioles loss yesterday, New York clinched the AL East.
Leaving the Orioles to play the Rangers in the wildcard game.
18. Also yesterday, Miguel Cabrera became the first player since 1967 to win the Triple Crown.
Cabrera finished the season with a batting average of .330, 44 home runs, and 139 RBIs.
19. Earlier this week, The Washington Nationals won their division for the first time in their history.
- Athletes probably won't break records at the Rio Olympics. Scientists say most top performers have reached the limits of human biology.
- Sixteen people died after a hot air balloon caught fire and crashed in Texas Saturday.