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    Red Sox clinch best record in AL

    BALTIMORE — Seattle defeated Oakland, 7-5. The Red Sox have clinched the best record in the American League.

    That means the wild-card winner will play at Fenway Park on Friday in Game 1 of the Division Series. The Sox also have home-field advantage for the entire postseason.

    Brad Miller homered twice and drove in five runs for the Mariners.


    The Cleveland Indians moved into sole possession of the AL wild-card lead, beating the Minnesota Twins, 5-1, Saturday.

    The Indians’ playoff scenario is simple: win Sunday, and they are in. They have a one-game lead over Tampa Bay and Texas.

    Material from the Associated Press was used in this report.