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32 Games To Go: Rays And Yankees Deadlocked

In what is shaping up as a one month sprint to the finish, the Tampa Bay Rays and New York Yankees find themselves with identical records atop the AL East (and Major League Baseball) with only 32 games remaining, seven of which will be head-to-head matchups (three at Tropicana Field, September 13-15 and four in New York, September 20-23).


AL East Standings

W L PCT GB STRK
New York 80 50 .615 0 Won 2
Tampa Bay 80 50 .615 0 Won 2
Boston 74 57 .564 6.5 Lost 2
Toronto 68 62 .523 12 Lost 1
Baltimore 48 83 .366 32.5 Won 3

(updated 8.30.2010 at 9:23 AM PDT)



American League Wild Card Standings

W L PCT GB STRK
Tampa Bay 80 50 .615 0 Won 2
Boston 74 57 .564 6.5 Lost 2
Chicago 70 60 .538 10 Lost 2
Toronto 68 62 .523 12 Lost 1
Oakland 65 64 .503 14.5 Won 2
Detroit 65 66 .496 15.5 Won 1
Los Angeles 63 68 .480 17.5 Lost 3
Kansas City 55 75 .423 25 Won 1
Cleveland 53 77 .407 27 Lost 1
Seattle 51 79 .392 29 Won 1
Baltimore 48 83 .366 32.5 Won 3

(updated 8.30.2010 at 9:24 AM PDT)


MAGIC NUMBERS:

Rays: Wildcard = 26, Division = 33

Yankees: Wildcard = 26, Division = 33

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