Thursday, April 24, 2014
Boston's magic number to clinch a playoff spot remains 9. Below are the numbers. I'll check back later from Fenway.
New York 91-59
Boston 87-64 (4.5 back)
Tampa Bay 84-67 (7.5)
Tampa Bay 84-67 (3 back)
LA Angels 82-69 (5)
New York's magic number to clinch the division: 8.
Boston's magic number to clinch the wild card: 9.
NEW YORK (12): at Toronto (1), Minnesota (1), Tampa Bay (4), Boston (3), at Tampa Bay (3).
BOSTON (11): Tampa Bay (1), Baltimore (4), at New York (3), at Baltimore (3).
TAMPA BAY (11): at Boston (1), at New York (4), Toronto (3), New York (3).
The playoff seeds at the moment:
1. New York 91-59
2. Detroit 88-64
3. Texas 87-65
4. Boston (wild card)
Kevin Thomas covers baseball and basketball for the Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram. He wisely moved to Maine in 1994 after working for the St. Petersburg Times. He is married to Nancy and they have nine children.
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