Matej Mohoric
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With most division titles pretty much wrapped up, the AL Wild Card race heated up. The Tampa Bay Rays lost while the Texas Rangers and Cleveland Indians won. That means all three contenders for the two wild card spots are separated by two games making for an interesting Saturday night. In other news, Matej Mohoric made history in cycling yesterday and there was action around the world in soccer and rugby. Check out The Shoes That Won Last Night.

Rafael Canton is a freelance writer from Queens, NY and contributor to Sneaker Report. Anytime there is a conversation about the NBA, music, or nutella, he can be found in the thick of the discussion. He can be found on Twitter @RafelitoC7.

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Pedro Alvarez
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Shoe: Nike Air Huarache LWP90
Player: Pedro Alvarez
Game: Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Cincinnati Reds

Pedro Alvarez led the Pittsburgh Steelers to a victory over the Reds with a two-run homer that leaves Pittsburgh one game from clinching home field advantage in their wild card game.

$30

Humberto Osorio
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Shoe: adidas adizero F50 TRX FG
Player: Humberto Osorio
Game: Real Valladolid CF vs. Malaga CF

Humberto Osorio helped keep Real Valladolid maintain a tie with the second goal of the day for his team at 64'. His goal gave his team the lead 2-1 before the eventual tie.

$147

Kris Medlen
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Shoe: Nike Air Zoom Coop V
Player: Kris Medlen
Game: Atlanta Braves vs. Philadelphia Phillies

Kris Medlen led the Braves to a 1-0 victory over the Phillies with eight innings of shutout ball as well as seven strikeouts.

$40

Stephen Myler
Image via Getty Images/Clive Mason

Shoe: adidas Predator Incurza XTRX SG
Player: Stephen Myler
Game: Northampton Saints vs. Sale Sharks

Stephen Myler helped the Northampton Saints win by a margin of 19 points in their victory against the Sharks. Myler had four conversions for the Saints.

$75

Alex Rios
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Shoe: Nike MVP Elite 3/4
Player: Alex Rios
Game: Texas Rangers vs. Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

Alex Rios helped keep hope alive for the Rangers as they are in the thick of the wild card battle with the Rays and Indians. Rios had one hit, two RBIs and two runs in the victory.

$80

Juan Pablo Rodriguez
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Shoe: Puma evoSPEED 2.2
Player: Juan Pablo Rodriguez
Game: Santos Laguna vs. Morelia

Juan Pablo Rodriguez helped Santos Laguna to a 3-1 victory with four fouls drawn.

$130

A.J. Ellis
Images via Getty Images/Harry How

Shoe: New Balance Low-Cut 4040v2

Player: A.J. Ellis
Game: Los Angeles Dodgers vs. Colorado Rockies

A.J. Ellis participated in the Dodger rout with two hits, three RBIs, and two runs in the 11-0 Dodger victory.

$100

Matej Mohoric
Image via Getty Images/Bryn Lennon

Shoe: Sidi Wire SP Carbon
Player: Matej Mohoric
Game: UCI Road World Championships

Matej Mohoric won the gold medal to become the first rider in history to win the junior and under-23 men's road race world titles back to back.

$500

Giancarlo Stanton
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Shoe: Nike Air Huarache Pro
Player: Giancarlo Stanton
Game: Florida Marlins vs. Detroit Tigers

Giancarlo Stanton accounted for every Detroit Tiger run last night in their 3-2 victory over the Marlins. Stanton had a big bases-clearing double in the third inning to help the Marlins to the win.

$90

Yadier Molina
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Shoe: New Balance 3000
Player: Yadier Molina
Game: St. Louis Cardinals vs. Chicago Cubs

Yadier Molina had two hits and three RBIs to help lead the Cardinals to a win against the Chicago Cubs. The win clinched the NL Central Division Title for the Cardinals.

$90

Rafael Canton is a freelance writer from Queens, NY and contributor to Sneaker Report. Anytime there is a conversation about the NBA, music, or nutella, he can be found in the thick of the discussion. He can be found on Twitter @RafelitoC7.

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