MLB Standings: Boston Red Sox Clinging To Half Game Lead In AL East

After dropping two straight games, the Boston Red Sox lead in the American League East has been trimmed to one half game over their surging rival, the New York Yankees. The Yankees have won four of their last six games while the Red Sox have lost three of their last five. Here are the complete MLB standings as of Thursday morning.

American League East

  1. Boston Red Sox (44-30)
  2. New York Yankees (43-30; 0.5 games behind)
  3. Tampa Bay Rays (41-34; 3.5 games behind)
  4. Toronto Blue Jays (36-39; 8.5 games behind)
  5. Baltimore Orioles (33-39; 10 games behind)
Check out the rest of the MLB Standings after the jump.

American League Central

  1. Cleveland Indians (40-33)
  2. Detroit Tigers (40-35; 1 game behind
  3. Chicago White Sox (37-39; 4.5 games behind)
  4. Minnesota Twins (32-40; 7.5 games behind)
  5. Kansas City Royals (31-43; 9.5 games behind)
American League West
  1. Texas Rangers (40-36)
  2. Seattle Mariners (37-37; 2 games behind)
  3. Los Angeles Angels (37-39; 3 games behind)
  4. Oakland Athletics (34-41; 5.5 games behind)
National League East
  1. Philadelphia Phillies (47-28)
  2. Atlanta Braves (43-33; 4.5 games behind)
  3. Washington Nationals (37-37; 9.5 games behind)
  4. New York Mets (36-38; 10.5 games behind)
  5. Florida Marlins (33-42; 14 games behind)
National League Central
  1. Milwaukee Brewers (41-35)
  2. St. Louis Cardinals (40-35; 0.5 games behind)
  3. Cincinnati Reds (39-37; 2 games behind)
  4. Pittsburgh Pirates (37-37; 3 games behind)
  5. Chicago Cubs (30-44; 10 games behind)
  6. Houston Astros (28-48; 13 games behind)
National League West
  1. Arizona Diamondbacks (41-34)
  2. San Francisco Giants (40-34; 0.5 games behind)
  3. Colorado Rockies (37-37; 3.5 games behind)
  4. Los Angeles Dodgers (34-42; 7.5 games behind)
  5. San Diego Padres (32-44; 9.5 games behind)
For more Boston Red Sox coverage, visit our team page and blog, Over The Monster.

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