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.
- A newly unearthed Homeland Security report contradicts Donald Trump's travel ban, saying country of origin is not a reliable indicator of terrorism.
- The White House blocked several media outlets it's been critical of, including BuzzFeed, from a closed-door briefing by Press Secretary Sean Spicer.
- Hillary Clinton returned to the public arena in one of her first political appearances since the election, urging Democrats to "keep fighting."
- The White House strongly denies reports that Chief of Staff Reince Priebus urged the FBI to undermine stories linking Trump to Russia.