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Mets to host either Giants or Cardinals in NL wild-card game

New York Mets' pitcher Noah Syndergaard is doused

New York Mets' pitcher Noah Syndergaard is doused with champaign in the clubhouse after the Mets secured a wild card playoff spot by defeating the Philadelphia Phillies, 5-3, on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016. Photo Credit: AP / Laurence Kesterson

The Mets will host either the Giants or the Cardinals in the National League wild-card game Wednesday night. The Giants enter the final day of the regular season at 86-75, one game ahead of the Cardinals (85-76). The Giants can clinch a trip to New York with a win over the Dodgers or a St. Louis loss. To force a play-in game against the Giants tomorrow in St. Louis, the Cardinals must beat the Pirates and need the Giants to lose to the Dodgers. That scenario would benefit the Mets.


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