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Rays Magic Number Is Four

The Rays got another one back tonight from the Yankees, putting a 10-3 whipping on them in the last of the season series between the two top teams in the AL East.

The Rays have ten games remaining, the Yankees only nine.

The Red Sox were off tonight, and will visit the Yankees for three Friday-Sunday.

MAGIC NUMBER TO MAKE PLAYOFFS AS A WILD CARD at least IS -----------------  4

If the Tampa Bay Rays win four more or there are four more Boston Red Sox losses, or any combination thereabouts, your Tampa Bay Rays are in the Playoffs.

Check out the wild card standings You'll notice everyone is eliminated but those pesky Red Sox:


 

American League Wild Card Standings

W L PCT GB STRK
Tampa Bay 91 61 .599 0 Won 2
Boston 84 68 .552 7 Won 1

(updated 9.24.2010 at 12:46 AM EDT)


For the Division win, the Rays Magic Number is 11, while the Yankees Magic Number is 10


 

AL East Standings

W L PCT GB STRK
New York 92 61 .605 0 Lost 2
Tampa Bay 91 61 .599 .5 Won 2
Boston 84 68 .552 8 Won 1
Toronto 77 75 .506 15 Won 1
Baltimore 61 91 .401 31 Lost 1

(updated 9.24.2010 at 12:55 AM EDT)


 THURSDAY’S SCOREBOARD TO WATCH
Red Sox @ New York 7:05 p.m. 

Photographs by cstreet.us, thelastminute, turtlemom nancy , fesek, kthypryn, justinwright, sue_elias, pointnshoot, and scrapstothefuture used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.