The Baltimore Orioles are a year ahead on their rebuild https://www.twinsstoreofficial.com/Tim-Beckham-Jersey, and competing for a wild-card spot in mid-September was never in the plans when the 2022 season started. Here they are, though, still in the mix, but theyve also continued to miss out of some golden opportunities.They lost again on Tuesday night, falling at home 3-2 to the lowly Detroit Tigers. Theyve lost four of five games now, which is bad, but what hurts even more is that the two teams they are chasing in the wild-card racethe Seattle Mariners and Tampa Bay Rayshave been losing, too. The Orioles could have closed the gap, but didnt get it done.Baltimore is now 76-71, and remains five games behind Seattle for the sixth and final AL playoff spot. Theyve scored just two runs and had eight hits the past two nights against a Detroit pitching staff that ranks No. 11 in the AL in earned run average. The magic number for Seattle to clinch that final spot is nine.There was a lot that went on Tuesday https://www.twinsstoreofficial.com/Gio-Urshela-Jersey. Here are the results from teams currently in the AL playoff picture:YANKEES 9, PIRATES 8: Aaron Judge sparked a ninth-inning rally with his 60th home run, and Giancarlo Stanton hit a walk-off grand slam in the Yankees dramatic 9-8 victory.