Boston Red Sox clinch American League East, sending Yankees and Twins to one-game playoff

Kelsey Driscoll, AOL.com

The New York Yankees and Minnesota Twins will face off in the Wild Card Game for the right to play in the American League Division Series after the Boston Red Sox clinched the AL East Division title with a win over the Houston Astros on Saturday. 

The Yankees will host the Wild Card Game at Yankee Stadium after securing the league's top Wild Card position. First pitch is scheduled for 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Tuesday, October 3. 

The winner of the one-game playoff will go on to face the Cleveland Indians in the ALDS beginning Thursday, October 5, while the Red Sox face off against Houston. 

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