The Royals lost to the Sox 4-2 but Toronto’s game with Baltimore was postponed. The magic number drop to five and the Royals have five games to play
Toronto’s magic number to clinch home field advantage — 5
The Cardinals have two chances to clinch third straight NL Central title after Tuesday’s game was postponed
Cardinals magic number to clinch the Central Division — 2
The magic number is determined by taking 163 and subtracting the number of wins for the Cardinals (or Toronto) and subtracting the number of losses for the Pirates (and Royals) respectively.