The Yankees shut out Oakland 5-0 and the Red Sox beat Baltimore 6-4 on Thursday. So both teams gain a half game on the Rays, whose magic numbers don’t change.
Rays: Wild Card = 23, Division = 31
Yankees: Wild Card = 21, Division = 28
FRIDAY’S SCOREBOARDS TO WATCH
Toronto @ New York 1:05 p.m.
Rays @ Baltimore 7:05 p.m.
Chicago White Sox @ Boston 7:10 p.m.
AL East Standings