The Magic Number Is 3

Kevin RozellSenior Writer ISeptember 26, 2009

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 25:  Phil Coke #48 of the New York Yankees pitches against the Boston Red Sox during the game on September 25, 2009 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

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With the Yankees win tonight, the Magic Number to clinch the AL East now moves to 3. The Yankees would need to sweep the Red Sox in order for them to clinch the division this weekend. Let’s hope they get it done. Nothing would be nicer then to pop champagne when your biggest rival is in town.