Video: "BBTN" on where wild card stands
"Baseball Tonight" looks at the American League wild-card race after the Red Sox's dramatic win at New York.
Barry Larkin says the Sox need to compartmentalize things and stay focused on the task at hand, while Bobby Valentine stresses the importance of Josh Beckett going deep into Monday's game at Baltimore given the wear and tear on the Sox bullpen.
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