Only 11 games remain between the Boston Red Sox and the 2013 MLB Postseason. Six of those games will be against the Baltimore Orioles, beginning with a three-game series tonight at Fenway Park. The Orioles are still in the Wild Card hunt, but need some help down the stretch. With a win tonight, the Red Sox would officially eliminate the Orioles from East Division title contention. They would also inch closer to claiming the crown. Right now, the Red Sox Magic Number is 4 over the Tampa Bay Rays.
One team in the East that has the Sox number is Baltimore. Boston is 6-7 against Baltimore (79-70) this year, the only team in the East that the Red Sox do not own a winning record against. Over the past few years, it has been all Baltimore. The Red Sox hope to change that in these last six games of 2013.
Boston (92-59) is the only team in the Majors under 60 losses. On the mound to keep that title alive is Ryan Dempster, who is 8-9 with a 4.70 ERA and ha...