The Boston Red Sox clinched their eighth American League East division title on Wednesday thanks to the Baltimore Orioles' 3-2 win over the second-place Toronto Blue Jays.
However, the celebrations were muted when the New York Yankees overcame a 3-0 ninth-inning deficit, which was capped off by a Mark Teixeira grand slam, to beat Boston 5-3.
The Red Sox still took to Twitter to confirm that they clinched their spot atop the only division in baseball featuring four teams with a record above.
Boston clinched the AL East pennant when the Blue Jays lost on Wednesday.
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