Chicago White Sox at Cleveland Indians Highlight MLB Schedule for October 1, 2012 (Yahoo! Contributor Network)

The 2012 MLB regular season is nearly complete with just a handful of teams battling it out for a shot at the postseason. Teams that are still in the hunt face extraordinary pressure while those eliminated have the opportunity to play spoiler. It is perhaps the most exciting time of the regular season.

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Braves-Pirates Preview (The Associated Press)

While they've already wrapped up a spot in the postseason, the Atlanta Braves are still holding out hope for a bigger prize.

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Phillies-Nationals Preview (The Associated Press)

If all went right for the Washington Nationals, they could have celebrated an NL East title in Philadelphia last week.

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Braves make history as Medlen beats Mets 6-2 (The Associated Press)

ATLANTA (AP) -- The Atlanta Braves won for a major league record 23rd straight time in games started by Kris Medlen, beating the New York Mets 6-2 on Sunday in the regular-season home finale for Chipper Jones.

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White Sox 3 out with 3 to play (The Associated Press)

CHICAGO (AP) -- Their clubhouse strewn with boxes, their season on the brink of ending after a 10th loss in 12 games, the Chicago White Sox headed out Sunday on their final road trip.

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Price gets 20th win as Rays beat White Sox 6-2 (The Associated Press)

CHICAGO (AP) -- Manager Joe Maddon and the Tampa Rays have been down this road before. Almost out of the race for a playoff spot, yet fighting to the end.

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Mets-Marlins Preview (The Associated Press)

The New York Mets have won seven straight over the Miami Marlins, and have not lost when they have faced Josh Johnson this year.

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Price gets 20th win as Rays beat White Sox 6-2 (The Associated Press)

CHICAGO (AP) -- - Manager Joe Maddon and the Tampa Rays have been down this road before. Almost out of the race for a playoff spot, yet fighting to the end.

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Braves win, set record in Jones’ final regular-season home game (The SportsXchange)

ATLANTA -- David Ross' second-inning, three-run home run led the Braves to a 6-2 win over the Mets in Chipper Jones' final regular-season home game on Sunday.

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Hamels sharp in his finale, Phils top Marlins 4-1 (The Associated Press)

MIAMI (AP) -- Cole Hamels kept delivering for the Philadelphia Phillies this season, all the way through his final start.

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