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Rays pick 2 on road to break tie

Updated: September 27, 2013, 8:53 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Tampa Bay decided it would rather have two chances to earn an AL wild-card berth rather than a home game in the event of a three-way tie.

Cleveland would host the Rays in a tiebreaker game Monday if there is a three-way deadlock for the two AL berths, and the loser would play at Texas on Tuesday for the second spot in the postseason, Major League Baseball said Friday.

Rays manager Joe Maddon insisted he's not thinking about the possible outcomes, preferring to leave all ...

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