|YEAR||W/L||Opponent||Score||Location||Season record||Season finish|
|2013||W||Yankees||8-2||New York||97-65||1st place in AL East; Won World Series|
|2012||L||Tigers||3-2||Detroit||69-93||5th place in AL East|
|2011||L||Rangers||9-5||Texas||90-72||3rd place in AL East|
|2010||W||Yankees||9-7||Boston||89-73||3rd place in AL East|
|2009||W||Rays||5-3||Boston||95-67||2nd place in AL East; Lost AL Division Series|
|2008||W||Athletics||6-5||Oakland||95-67||2nd place in AL East; Lost AL Championship Series|
|2007||L||Royals||7-1||Kansas City||96-66||1st place in AL East; Won World Series|
|2006||W||Rangers||7-3||Texas||86-76||3rd place in AL East|
|2005||L||Yankees||9-2||New York||95-67||2nd place in AL East; Lost AL Division Series|
|2004||L||Orioles||7-2||Baltimore||98-64||2nd place in AL East; Won World Series|
|2003||L||Devil Rays||6-4||Tampa||95-67||2nd place in AL East; Lost AL Championship Series|
|2002||L||Blue Jays||12-11||Boston||93-69||2nd place in AL East|
|2001||L||Orioles||2-1||Baltimore||82-79||2nd place in AL East|
|2000||W||Mariners||2-0||Seattle||85-77||2nd place in AL East|
|1999||W||Royals||5-3||Kansas City||94-68||2nd place in AL East; Lost AL Championship Series|
|1998||W||Athletics||2-0||Oakland||92-70||2nd place in AL East; Lost AL Division Series|
|1997||W||Angels||6-5||Anaheim||78-84||4th place in AL East|
|1996||L||Rangers||5-3||Texas||85-77||3rd place in AL East|
|1995||W||Twins||9-0||Boston||86-58||1st place in AL East; Lost AL Division Series|
|1994||W||Tigers||9-8||Boston||54-61||4th place in AL East|
|1993||W||Royals||3-1||Kansas City||80-82||5th place in AL East|
|1992||L||Yankees||3-4||New York||73-89||7th place in AL East|
|1991||W||Blue Jays||6-2||Toronto||84-78||2nd place in AL East|
|1990||W||Tigers||5-2||Boston||88-74||1st place in AL East; Lost AL Championship Series|
|1989||L||Orioles||5-4||Baltimore||83-79||3rd place in AL East|
|1988||L||Tigers||5-3||Boston||89-73||1st place in AL East; Lost AL Championship Series|
|1987||L||Brewers||5-1||Milwaukee||78-84||5th place in AL East|
|1986||L||Tigers||6-5||Detroit||95-66||1st place in AL East; Lost World Series|
|1985||W||Yankees||9-2||Boston||81-81-1||5th place in AL East|
|1984||L||Angels||2-1||Anaheim||86-76||4th place in AL East|
|1983||L||Blue Jays||7-1||Boston||78-84||6th place in AL East|
|1982||W||Orioles||2-0||Baltimore||89-73||3rd place in AL East|
|1981||L||White Sox||5-3||Boston||59-49||5th place in AL East|
|1980||L||Brewers||9-5||Milwaukee||83-77||5th place in AL East|
|1979||W||Indians||7-1||Boston||91-69||3rd place in AL East|
|1978||L||White Sox||6-5||Chicago||99-64||2nd place in AL East|
|1977||L||Indians||5-4||Boston||97-64||2nd place in AL East|
|1976||L||Orioles||1-0||Baltimore||83-79||3rd place in AL East|
|1975||W||Brewers||5-2||Boston||95-65||1st place in AL East; Lost World Series|
|1974||W||Brewers||9-8||Milwaukee||84-78||3rd place in AL East|
|1973||W||Yankees||15-5||Boston||89-73||2nd place in AL East|
|1972||L||Tigers||3-2||Detroit||85-70||2nd place in AL East|
|1971||W||Yankees||3-1||Boston||85-77||3rd place in AL East|
|1970||W||Yankees||4-3||New York||87-75||3rd place in AL East|
|1969||W||Orioles||5-4||Baltimore||87-75||3rd place in AL East|
|1968||W||Tigers||7-3||Detroit||86-76||4th place in AL|
|1967||W||White Sox||5-4||Boston||92-70||1st place in AL; Lost World Series|
|1966||L||Orioles||5-4||Boston||72-90||9th place in AL|
|1965||W||Senators||7-2||Washington||62-100||9th place in AL|
|1964||W||Yankees||4-3||New York||72-90||8th place in AL|
|1963||L||Angels||4-1||Anaheim||76-85||7th place in AL|
|1962||L||Indians||4-0||Cleveland||76-84||8th place in AL|
|1961||L||Athletics||5-2||Boston||76-86-1||6th place in AL|
|1960||L||Senators||10-1||Washington||65-89||7th place in AL|
|1959||L||Yankees||3-2||New York||75-79||5th place in AL|
|1958||L||Senators||5-2||Washington||79-75-1||3rd place in AL|
|1957||W||Orioles||4-2||Baltimore||82-72||3rd place in AL|
|1956||W||Orioles||8-1||Boston||84-70-1||4th place in AL|
|1955||W||Orioles||7-1||Baltimore||84-70||4th place in AL|
|1954||L||Athletics||6-4||Philadelphia||69-85-2||4th place in AL|
|1953||W||Athletics||11-6||Philadelphia||84-69||4th place in AL|
|1952||W||Senators||3-0||Washington||76-78||6th place in AL|
|1951||L||Yankees||5-0||New York||87-67||3rd place in AL|
|1950||L||Yankees||15-10||Boston||94-60||3rd place in AL|
|1949||L||Athletics||3-2||Philadelphia||96-58-1||2nd place in AL|
|1948||L||Athletics||5-4||Boston||96-59||2nd place in AL|
|1947||W||Senators||7-6||Boston||83-71-3||3rd place in AL|
|1946||W||Senators||6-3||Washington||104-50-2||1st place in AL; Lost World Series|
|1945||L||Yankees||8-4||New York||71-83-3||7th place in AL|
|1944||L||Yankees||3-0||Boston||77-77-2||4th place in AL|
|1943||W||Athletics||1-0||Philadelphia||68-84-3||7th place in AL|
|1942||W||Athletics||8-3||Boston||93-59||2nd place in AL|
|1941||W||Senators||7-6||Boston||84-70-1||2nd place in AL|
|1940||W||Senators||1-0||Washington||82-72||4th place in AL|
|1939||L||Yankees||2-0||New York||89-62-1||2nd place in AL|
|1938||W||Yankees||8-4||Boston||88-61-1||2nd place in AL|
|1937||W||Athletics||11-5||Philadelphia||80-72-2||5th place in AL|
|1936||W||Athletics||9-4||Boston||74-80-1||6th place in AL|
|1935||W||Yankees||1-0||New York||78-75-1||4th place in AL|
|1934||L||Senators||6-5||Boston||76-76-1||4th place in AL|
|1933||L||Yankees||4-3||New York||63-86||7th place in AL|
|1932||L||Senators||1-0||Washington||43-111||8th place in AL|
|1931||L||Yankees||6-3||New York||62-90-1||6th place in AL|
|1930||W||Senators||4-3||Washington||52-102||8th place in AL|
|1929||L||Yankees||7-3||New York||58-96-1||8th place in AL|
|1928||W||Senators||7-5||Washington||57-96-1||8th place in AL|
|1927||L||Senators||6-5||Washington||51-103||8th place in AL|
|1926||L||Yankees||12-11||Boston||46-107-1||8th place in AL|
|1925||L||Athletics||9-8||Philadelphia||47-105||8th place in AL|
|1924||L||Yankees||2-1||Boston||67-87-3||7th place in AL|
|1923||L||Yankees||4-1||New York||61-91-2||8th place in AL|
|1922||L||Athletics||3-2||Boston||61-93||8th place in AL|
|1921||W||Senators||6-3||Washington||75-79||5th place in AL|
|1920||W||Senators||7-6||Boston||72-81-1||5th place in AL|
|1919||W||Yankees||10-0||New York||66-71-1||6th place in AL|
|1918||W||Athletics||7-1||Boston||75-51||1st place in AL; Won World Series|
|1917||W||Yankees||10-3||New York||90-62-5||2nd place in AL|
|1916||W||Athletics||2-1||Boston||91-63-2||1st place in AL; Won World Series|
|1915||L||Athletics||2-0||Philadelphia||101-50-4||1st place in AL; Won World Series|
|1914||L||Senators||3-0||Boston||91-62-6||2nd place in AL|
|1913||L||Athletics||10-9||Boston||79-71-1||4th place in AL|
|1912||W||Highlanders||5-3||New York||105-47-2||1st place in AL; Won World Series|
|1911||L||Senators||8-5||Washington||78-75||5th place in AL|
|1910||T||Highlanders||4-4||New York||81-72-5||4th place in AL|
|1909||L||Athletics||8-1||Philadelphia||88-63-1||3rd place in AL|
|1908||W||Senators||3-1||Boston||75-79-1||5th place in AL|
|1907||W||Athletics||8-4||Philadelphia||59-90-6||7th place in AL|
|1906||L||Highlanders||2-1||New York||49-105-1||8th place in AL|
|1905||L||Athletics||3-2||Philadelphia||78-74-1||4th place in AL|
|1904||L||Highlanders||8-2||New York||95-59-3||1st place in AL|
|1903||W||Athletics||9-4||Boston||91-47-3||1st place in AL; Won World Series|
|1902||W||Orioles||7-6||Boston||77-60-1||3rd place in AL|
|1901||L||Orioles||10-6||Baltimore||79-57-2||2nd place in AL|
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