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
For the Division win, the Rays Magic Number is 11, while the Yankees Magic Number is 10
AL East Standings
THURSDAY’S SCOREBOARD TO WATCH
Red Sox @ New York 7:05 p.m.