Here's a look at the A.L. West standings and the remaining schedules for the A's and Texas:

A.L. WEST RACE

TeamWLPct.GB
A's8962.589--
Texas8268.5476.5

MAGIC NUMBER

6

(Combination of A's wins and Rangers losses needed for Oakland to clinch the American League West crown.)

WHO'S LEFT?

A'S

Games remaining: 11

Sept. 18 vs. L.A. Angels

Sept. 19-22 vs. Minnesota

Sept. 23-25 at L.A. Angels

Sept. 27-29 at Seattle

TEXAS

Games remaining: 12

Sept. 18-19 at Tampa Bay

Sept. 20-22 at Kansas City

Sept. 23-25 vs. Houston

Sept. 26-29 vs. L.A. Angels