With a loss by the Angels, the Orioles magic number to clinch a playoff berth is down to four. They can gain further ground in the playoff hunt if the Yankees are beaten by the Blue Jays in a game now getting under way.
After an Athletics loss in the afternoon, the Orioles have a full game lead for the home wild card position. The Angels are in action, currently trailing. and the Yankees and Rays are playing later in the evening.