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MLB: Four Teams Chase Two Playoff Spots on Final Day

With Major League Baseball's regular season ending Sunday, four teams still have a chance to earn one of two remaining playoff spots.

The New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies have identical records. They could meet Monday in Philadelphia to decide the National League East division championship.

The Mets routed the Florida Marlins, 13-0, Saturday, while the Phillies dropped a 4-2 decision to the Washington Nationals.

The San Diego Padres have the edge for the National League's wild-card playoff spot, but the Colorado Rockies still have an outside chance to earn it.

The Padres were one pitch away from clinching a playoff berth Saturday when Milwaukee's Tony Gwynn tied the game with a run-scoring triple in the ninth on the way to the Brewers' 4-3 win in 11 innings.

The Rockies beat the West division champion Arizona Diamondbacks, 11-1, led by Troy Tulowitzki's first career grand slam.

In other National League contests Saturday, the Central division champion Chicago Cubs shut down the Cincinnati Reds, 4-0. The Los Angeles Dodgers edged the San Francisco Giants, 6-5, in 10 innings. The St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates, 7-3. And the Houston Astros got by the Atlanta Braves, 3-2.

The American League East champion Boston Red Sox secured home-field advantage throughout the playoffs with a 6-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins. The Central division champion Cleveland Indians dropped a 4-3 decision to the Kansas City Royals. The West champion Los Angeles Angels edged the Oakland Athletics, 3-2. The New York Yankees, who will be in the playoffs as the league's wild-card team, eked out an 11-10 win over the Baltimore Orioles.

The Toronto Blue Jays defeated the Tampa Bay Devil Rays, 5-3. The Chicago White Sox scored a game-ending run in the ninth inning to beat the Detroit Tigers, 3-2. And the Seattle Mariners downed the Texas Rangers, 5-1.

Some information for this report provided by AP and Reuters.