Go ahead and bookmark this link to the American League wild-card standings. Trust us, you're going to be using it a lot this summer.
Having spent the better part of the last two weeks watching Mike Sweeney and the Kansas City Royals, we've come away thinking the ALWC is going to be the best, most wide-open race in all of baseball this season. Why, you ask, would the Royals -- they of the 4½-game lead in the AL Central -- make me think of the wild-card race?
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