Wild indeed

Toronto’s 5-1 victory over the Twins Monday left those two teams in a virtual tie for the AL’s second wild-card spot, just behind the Angels. Those three teams and Baltimore are bunched within one game. Tampa Bay, Texas, Detroit and the Chicago White Sox are all within 3½ games in the race for the final spot. Here’s a look at the current top four teams and their remaining schedules:

What’s left ...

Team Home Road Head-to-head games vs. top contenders

L.A. Angels (55-49) 29 30 3 vs. Baltimore (home), 3 vs. Toronto (home), 4 vs. Twins (road)

Twins (54-51) 25 33 3 vs. Toronto (road), 4 vs. Baltimore (road), 4 vs. Angels (home)

Toronto (55-52) 27 28 7 vs. Baltimore (3 home, 4 road), 3 vs. Twins (home), 3 vs. Angels (road)

Baltimore (53-51) 29 28 7 vs. Toronto (4 home, 3 road), 4 vs. Twins (home), 3 vs. Angels (road)