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San Diego will be mathematically eliminated if one of two events occurs:
1. They lose at home to Philadelphia
2. Pittsburgh wins at home against Boston
The Mets and Tampa Bay can be eliminated on Friday.
Thursday’s game between Arizona and Colorado should be the first one of the season between two teams that have been mathematically eliminated barring a rainout. San Diego and Philadelphia will start about 30 minutes after the game in Denver, but the Padres may not be eliminated by the time its game starts.
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Cincinnati will be mathematically eliminated on Wednesday by either;
San Diego will be mathematically eliminated on Wednesday if:
Philadelphia will be mathematically eliminated if:
The only team that could be eliminated on Monday is the White Sox.
They will be eliminated either with a loss to the Royals or if BOTH Seattle (against the Angels) AND Toronto (against Baltimore) win.
The Cubs will be mathematically eliminated Sunday if they lose to Pittsburgh or if Milwaukee beats Cincinnati or Atlanta beats Texas.
The White Sox will be mathematically eliminated if they lose to Minnesota AND Kansas City beats Boston AND Oakland beats Seattle.
Houston will be eliminated if:
1. They lose to the Angels
2. One of Kansas City, Cleveland, Toronto, or Seattle wins
The White Sox will be eliminated:
If they are swept in a doubleheader by the Twins and one of Kansas City, Cleveland, Toronto or Seattle wins
The Cubs will be eliminated by a loss to Pittsburgh or a win by Milwaukee or Atlanta
Houston will be mathematically eliminated from playoff contention on Friday with a loss at Anaheim AND Oakland beats Seattle AND Detroit beats Cleveland AND Kansas City beats Boston
Houston loses to the Angels AND Seattle beats Oakland AND Toronto beats Tampa Bay.
Houston can only avoid elimination if they beat the Angels, Seattle beats Oakland, and Detroit, Kansas City, and Toronto all lose. The best Houston can do is force an 81-81 tie with Oakland for the second wild card.
The Cubs will be mathematically eliminated Friday if they lose to the Pirates AND Atlanta beats Texas AND Milwaukee beats Cincinnati