The Rays missed a chance to gain on the Yankees and further bury the Red Sox, losing 12-5 at Boston while the Yankees lost 4-3 to the visiting Orioles.
Meanwhile, the Chicago White Sox have passed the Red Sox in the Wild Card chase.
Rays: Wild Card = 20, Division = 28
Yankees: Wild Card = 18, Division = 23
TUESDAY’S SCOREBOARDS TO WATCH
Baltimore @ New York 7:05 p.m.
Chicago White Sox @ Detroit 7:05 p.m.
Rays @ Boston 7:10 p.m.