Sports Baseball playoffs: Win and you're in on Wild Card Friday

The Braves, Cardinals, Orioles and Rangers all have a one-game shot to continue playing meaningful baseball games this weekend.

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Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig got his wish this season: Several MLB teams in both leagues, beyond the division leaders, had a chance to reach the postseason. That means, as the quest to play in the World Series continues, the number of teams still in contention bodes well for keeping enthusiasm, as well as the TV ratings, high.