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A’s magic number drops to 6

Sep 17, 2013, 10:36 PM PDT

The Oakland Athletics defeated the Los Angeles Angels 2-1 on Wednesday night, to drop their magic number to clinch the American League West to six. The A’s won in walk-off fashion after a bases-loaded hit by Josh Donaldson with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning.

The Texas Rangers snapped their seven-game losing streak with a 7-1 victory in Tampa Bay. Any combination of A’s wins or Rangers losses lowers the number.


The A’s magic number is down to 6. (USA TODAY SPORTS IMAGES)

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