The Rays fell to the Boston Red Sox, 11-5, in the teams' final meeting of 2010. Meanwhile, the Yankees broke a three-game losing streak on a home run by Nick Swisher in the bottom of the ninth inning against the Baltimore Orioles, winning 3-2. It wasn’t all bad news for the Rays, as the Chicago White Sox lost to the Detroit Tigers 5-1. The White Sox now trail the Red Sox by a half game in the Wild Card chase.
Rays: Wild Card = 17, Division = 26
Yankees: Wild Card = 15, Division = 21
THURSDAY’S SCOREBOARD TO WATCH
Chicago White Sox @ Detroit 1:05 p.m.
Rays, Boston and New York all idle.