Top-heavy AL standings could make for epic October as contenders ready for playoffs

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Top-heavy AL standings could make for epic October as contenders ready for playoffs
Top-heavy AL standings could make for epic October as contenders ready for playoffs

The Boston Red Sox already have the franchise's most wins since Ted Williams was returning home from World War II. The New York Yankees have an outside shot at becoming the winningest second-place team in history. The Cleveland Indians have enjoyed a double-digit division lead since early August. The Houston Astros are ahead of last year's pace, when they merely won 101 games and the World Series. And the Oakland Athletics own baseball's best record since the all-star break. This, barring a miracle over the season's final 2 ½ weeks, is your playoff field in the American League, with the 2018 postseason setting up as an epic free-for-all on that side of the bracket. The shame of it is that three

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