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Chase for the pennant: Tuesday

Here’s a breakdown of the Chicago White Sox’s playoff picture in the American League Central and in the wild card after their loss to the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday:

White Sox (73-62 overall, 39-27 home, 34-35 road)

  • Lead the American League Central by one game over the Detroit Tigers

  • Would trail wild-card leaders by three games

  • Last 10 games: 3-7, lost to the Twins on Tuesday

  • Home games remaining: 15 (one with Twins, three with Kansas City Royals, four with Tigers, three with Cleveland Indians, four with Tampa Bay Rays)

  • Road games remaining: 12 (three with Twins, three with Royals, three with Los Angeles Angels, three with Indians)


    Detroit Tigers (72-63 overall, 42-28 home, 30-35 road)

  • Trail White Sox by one game in the Central

  • Trail wild-card leaders by four games

  • Last 10 games: 5-5, lost to the Indians on Tuesday

  • Home games remaining: 11 (one with Indians, three with Oakland Athletics, three with Twins, four with Royals)

  • Road games remaining: 16 (three with Angels, four with White Sox, three with Indians, three with Twins, three with Royals)


    Oakland Athletics (76-58, 42-28 home, 34-30 road)

  • Lead wild-card standings

  • Last 10 games: 9-1, lost to the Angels on Monday

  • Home games remaining: 11 (two with Angels, three with Baltimore Orioles, three with Seattle Mariners, three with Texas Rangers)

  • Road games remaining: 17 (three with Mariners, four with Angels, three with Tigers, three with New York Yankees, four with Rangers)


    Baltimore Orioles (76-59 overall, 37-30 home, 39-29 road)

  • Tied for second in wild-card standings

  • Last 10 games: 8-2, defeated the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday

  • Home games remaining: 14 (four with Yankees, three with Rays, four with Blue Jays, three with Boston Red Sox)

  • Road games remaining: 13 (one with Blue Jays, three with Athletics, three with Mariners, three with Red Sox, three with Rays)


    Tampa Bay Rays (75-61 overall, 37-30 home, 38-31 road)

  • Trail wild-card leaders by 1 ½ games

  • Last 10 games: 5-5, defeated the Yankees on Tuesday

  • Home games remaining: 14 (one with Yankees, three with Rangers, four with Red Sox, three with Blue Jays, three with Orioles)

  • Road games remaining: 12 (three with Orioles, three with Yankees, two with Red Sox, four with White Sox)


    Los Angeles Angels (72-63 overall, 36-29 home, 36-34 road)

  • Trail wild-card leaders by four games

  • Last 10 games: 7-3, defeated the Athletics on Monday

  • Home games remaining: 16 (three with Tigers, four with Athletics, three with Texas Rangers, three with White Sox, three with Seattle Mariners)

  • Road games remaining: 11 (two with Athletics, three with Royals, three with Rangers, three with Mariners)


    New York Yankees (76-59 overall, 41-28 home, 35-31 road)

  • Tied with Orioles for second place in wild-card standings

  • Last 10 games: 3-7, lost to the Rays on Tuesday

  • Home games remaining: 12 (three with Rays, three with Blue Jays, three with Athletics, three with Red Sox)

  • Road games remaining: 15 (one with Rays, four with Orioles, three with Red Sox, three with Twins, four with Blue Jays)