The New York Yankees are inching closer toward clinching a wild-card spot for the second straight season. They also want to be the home team for the one-game playoff while giving certain players some rest.
Khris Davis connects on his second home run of the game and lifts the Athletics to a 7-6 walk-off win in the 10th.
Right-hander Adam Wainwright will attempt to pitch himself into postseason form while at the same time helping the St. Louis Cardinals take another step toward the playoffs when he goes against the San Francisco Giants on Saturday afternoon.
Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa, mired in an extended batting slump linked to debilitating back soreness, will not play this weekend against the Los Angeles Angels.
The Tampa Bay Rays were not about to let their lead against the Toronto Blue Jays slip away again Friday night.
German Marquez struck out 11 in seven innings and Ian Desmond had three RBI, lifting the Colorado Rockies to a much-needed 6-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday night.