Saturday September 14, 2013 | 11:25 AM


BOSTON — Sox and Yankees getting ready for a 1 p.m. game.

Here is the Sox lineup, as well as the latest standings and magic numbers:

Dustin Pedroia 2B
Shane Victorino CF
David Ortiz DH
Mike Napoli 1B
Jonny Gomes LF
Daniel Nava RF
Will Middlebrooks 3B
David Ross C
Xander Bogaerts SS
(Jon Lester P)

Red Sox 90-59
Rays 80-66 (8.5 games back)
Yankees 79-69 (10.5)
Orioles 78-69 (11)

To clinch a playoff spot: 5
To clinch the AL East: 7
To clinch the best record in the AL: 12

Boston (13): Yankees (2), Orioles (3), Blue Jays (3), at Rockies (2), at Orioles (3).
Rays (16): at Twins (2), Rangers (4), Orioles (4), at Yankees (3), at Blue Jays (3).

Division Leaders
Boston 90-59
Oakland 86-61
Detroit 85-62

Wild Card
Texas 81-65
Tampa Bay 80-66
Cleveland 79-68 (1.5)
New York 79-69 (2)
Baltimore 78-69 (2.5)
Kansas City 77-70 (3.5)


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