Jason Varitek let the Yankees run wild on the base paths last night with seven successful steals with Varitek unable to throw out a baserunner. Last night was not a good night for first place teams. The Yankees were the only first place team to reduce their magic number with their number being three after their 9-5 victory over the Red Sox. The other five division leaders lost while the second place teams in their divisions all won. á á AL East á The Yankees could clinch the AL East title as early as tomorrow with wins today and Sunday. C.C. Sabathia will be trying for his 19th win today so still has a chance to win 20 games this season with seven games remaining after todayÆs game. á á AL Central á The Tigers 2-0 loss to the White Sox combined with wins by the Twins and Wh ...
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