With just over a week of the regular season remaining, the Boston Red Sox have moved out of the American League East cellar and into fourth place.
The Red Sox went 3-4 last week, imporoving their season record to 69-85. They are now 1-1/2 games ahead of the Toronto Blue Jays. After getting off to a 2-0 start last week, the Red Sox went on a four-game losing streak before knocking off the Baltimore Orioles, 2-1, on Sunday.
The Orioles and the New York Yankees continue to battle for the AL East lead with New York currently holding a 1-game advantage. The Tampa Bay Rays have won five straight games and trail the Yankees by 5-1/2 games. The Red Sox will wrap up their home schedule with games against the Rays on Monday and Tuesday.
The complete MLB standings can be found at Sports Illustrated.