Red Sox Focused On Closing Out AL East Title, Not Surging Yankees

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With their 5-4 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday, the Boston Red Sox’s magic number to clinch the American League East is down to six.

And while the New York Yankees haven’t been eliminated from the division crown, the Sox’s current four-game lead has the team’s fan base thinking about the American League Division Series.

The Sox, however, remain focused on what they can control, rather than looking behind.

Hear NESN’s Tom Caron and Jim Rice talk about the Sox’s mindset in the above video from “Red Sox Gameday Live,” presented by DCU.

Thumbnail photo via David Kohl/USA TODAY Sports Images

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