With the teams involved in the National League Divisional Playoffs having a travel day on Saturday, the two American League Divisional Playoffs were the only games on the schedule.

In Boston, the Red Sox defeated Tampa Bay, 7-4, to take a 2-0 lead over the Rays in their best-of-five game series.

Meanwhile, in Oakland, Stephen Vogt delivered a bases load walk-off single in the bottom half of the ninth inning, giving the Athletics a 1-0 win over the Detroit Tigers, and evening-up that best-of-five game series, 1-1.