Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Magic numbers, 9/10/2013

Results from Monday night:
Baltimore 4, NY Yankees 2
White Sox 5, Tigers 1
Boston, Tampa, Oakland1 did not play

If Boston wins 7 of their remaining 17 games (7-10, .412, 94 wins):
Tampa Bay must go 16-4 to tie
Baltimore must go 17-2 to tie
NY Yankees must go 18-0 to tie

Detroit must go 12-6 to tie
Oakland must go 11-8 to tie

Any combination of Boston wins and Tampa Bay losses totalling 12 ensures that Boston finishes ahead of Tampa Bay
Any combination of Boston wins and Baltimore losses totalling 10 ensures that Boston finishes ahead of Baltimore
Any combination of Boston wins and NY Yankees losses totalling 8 ensures that Boston finishes ahead of NY Yankees

Any combination of Boston wins and Detroit losses totalling 14 ensures that Boston finishes ahead of Detroit
Any combination of Boston wins and Oakland losses totalling 16 ensures that Boston finishes ahead of Oakland






1 - The Tigers lead the Indians by 4 1/2 in the Central. The A's lead the Rangers by two in the AL West. It is only the division leader that's relevant on any given day.

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