American League West

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The American League West is one of three divisions in Major League Baseball's American League.wikipedia
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Houston Astros

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The current champion of this division is the Houston Astros. In 2013, the Houston Astros went from the National League Central to the AL West.
The Astros compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a member club of the American League (AL) West division, having moved to the division in 2013 after spending their first 51 seasons in the National League (NL).

Los Angeles Angels

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They compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a member club of the American League (AL) West division.

Oakland Athletics

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They compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a member club of the American League (AL) West division.

American League East

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This division was created before the start of the season along with the American League West division.

Seattle Mariners

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They compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a member club of the American League (AL) West division.

Texas Rangers (baseball)

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They compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a member club of the American League (AL) West division.

National League Central

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In 2013, the Houston Astros went from the National League Central to the AL West.
In 2013, the Astros moved to the American League West.

2012 Oakland Athletics season

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The team finished with a final record of 94–68, claiming first place in the American League West and reaching the postseason for the first time since 2006.

2013 Oakland Athletics season

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On September 22, 2013, they clinched their second straight American League West championship.

2011 Texas Rangers season

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Despite playing during one of the hottest summers on record in Texas, the Rangers claimed their second consecutive American League West division title (fifth overall) and set franchise records for winning (96 wins and a .592 winning percentage, one win better than the previous record set in 1999) and home attendance (2,946,949 fans at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, breaking the old record set in 1997).

Seattle Pilots

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During their single-season existence, the Pilots played their home games at Sick's Stadium and were a member of the West Division of Major League Baseball's American League.

2016 Texas Rangers season

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The Rangers won the American League (AL) West championship for the second straight season, with the best record in the AL. However, for the second straight year, they lost to the Toronto Blue Jays in the Division Series, this time in three games.

Major League Baseball

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The American League West is one of three divisions in Major League Baseball's American League.

2018 Houston Astros season

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The 2018 Houston Astros season was the 57th season for the Major League Baseball (MLB) franchise in Houston, their 54th as the Astros, sixth in both the American League (AL) and AL West division, and 19th at Minute Maid Park.

2019 Houston Astros season

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The 2019 Houston Astros season was the 58th season for the Major League Baseball (MLB) franchise in Houston, Texas, their 55th as the Astros, seventh in both the American League (AL) and AL West division, and 20th at Minute Maid Park.

2020 Major League Baseball season

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The primary inter-league match-ups are to be AL East vs NL Central, AL Central vs NL West, and AL West vs NL East.

Minnesota Twins

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With Killebrew slugging 49 homers and winning the AL MVP Award, these 1969 Twins won the very first American League Western Division Championship, but they lost three straight games to the Baltimore Orioles, winners of 109 games, in the first American League Championship Series.

1995 California Angels season

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– Seattle defeated the California Angels in a one-game playoff for the division title, 9 – 1.
The California Angels' 1995 season featured the Angels finishing in second place in the American League West with a record of 78 wins and 67 losses.

1969 Minnesota Twins season

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Led by new manager Billy Martin, the 1969 Minnesota Twins won the newly formed American League West with a 97–65 record, nine games over the second-place Oakland Athletics.

1970 Minnesota Twins season

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Led by new manager Bill Rigney, the 1970 Minnesota Twins won the American League West with a 98–64 record, nine games ahead of the Oakland Athletics.

1995 American League West tie-breaker game

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– Seattle defeated the California Angels in a one-game playoff for the division title, 9 – 1.
The 1995 American League West tie-breaker game was a one-game extension to Major League Baseball's (MLB) 1995 regular season; the California Angels and Seattle Mariners met to determine the winner of the American League's (AL) West Division.

1971 Oakland Athletics season

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The 1971 Oakland Athletics season involved the A's finishing first in the American League West with a record of 101 wins and 60 losses.

1972 Oakland Athletics season

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The 1972 Oakland Athletics season involved the A's winning the American League West with a record of 93 wins and 62 losses.