Pennant Race Gazette 8/24/10

BEST SERIES:

Minnesota at Texas is a pennant race series with Texas attempting to close the gap with Minnesota.  Cincinnati at San Francisco is another example of how the Tiers strengthen wild cards as this series is impacting on two pennant races.

Yesterday’s Results:

TOR  3  NY  2 (East);  DET  12  KC  3 (East);  TEX  4  MIN  0 (West);  BOS  6  SEA  3 (Not Tier);  TB  4  LA  3 (Not Tier Schedule)

CHI  9  WAS  1 (2nd Tier);  HOU  3  PHI  2 (East);  COL  5  ATL  4 (1st T);  SF  11  CIN  2 (1st T);  STL  10  PIT  2 (NT)

East                             W      L        GB

  1. Tampa Bay       54    28       —
  2. New York         51     33         4
  3. Boston               49    40         8.5
  4. Toronto             45    39       10
  5. Kansas City       30   31       13.5
  6. Detroit                30   36       16
  7. Cleveland          31    42       18.5
  8. Baltimore          21    57       31

West                              W      L        GB

  1. Minnesota          36     23      —
  2. Texas                    37    32          4
  3. Oakland               34     33         6
  4. Chicago                30    32         7.5
  5. Los Angeles        34    38         8.5
  6. Seattle                   27   44        15     

East                              W      L        GB

  1. Cincinnati         40    30      —
  2. Atlanta               44    36          1
  3. Philadelphia    46     38          1
  4. Florida               42     42          5
  5. Washington      40     44         7
  6. Houston             27     33         8
  7. New York          35      44         9.5
  8. Pittsburgh         18      44       18

West                              W      L        GB

  1. San Diego           53     32        —
  2. San Francisco   44     36          6.5
  3. Los Angeles       45     38          7
  4. Colorado              42    38          8.5
  5. St. Louis                34   31           9
  6. Milwaukee            35   34        10
  7. Chicago                  34   40       13.5
  8. Arizona                  33   53       20.5           

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