Felix Hernandez 17-5, 2.49 ERA should be considered a AL Cy Young Award candidate as the 23 year old Mariners hurler has the second most wins and the second best ERA in the AL. AL East: The Red Sox closed to within five and-a-half games of the Yankees with a magic number of five. The two teams meet head to head in Yankee Stadium tonight. A Yankee win would stretch their lead to six and-a-half games while a Red Sox win would enable them to move to four and-a-half games behind. AL Central: The Tigers extended their lead over the idle Twins with their win over the Indians yesterday. Their magic number to clinch the AL Central title is eight. The Twins are now three games behind the Tigers. The idle White Sox are now nine and-a-half games behind the Tigers and could be eliminated toda ...
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