Jake Peavy beat his old team, the Chicago White Sox 7-2 while Oakland was taking down the Tampa Bay Rays 2-1 out west. For Sox fans that represents a perfect Saturday night.

At Fenway, Peavy went seven innings, giving up two runs and just 5 hits.

Jacoby Ellsbury had three hits. Six other players had two hits each, including 20-year-old rookie Xander Bogaerts.

In Oakland, the A's were beating the Rays for a second straight time, 2-1. Tampa is struggling having lost 6 of the 7 games.

Check out the standings as we hit September 1st.......

American League
East
Team

W

L

Pct

GB

Home

Road

East

Central

West

Last 10

Streak

Boston

81

56

.591

-

44 - 24

37 - 32

32 - 25

16 - 14

20 - 12

7 - 3

W 2

Tampa Bay

75

59

.560

4.5

44 - 26

31 - 33

34 - 29

17 - 13

12 - 9

3 - 7

L 3

NY Yankees

72

63

.533

8

40 - 27

32 - 36

32 - 26

19 - 11

14 - 16

6 - 4

W 2

Baltimore

71

63

.530

8.5

38 - 29

33 - 34

26 - 29

13 - 13

21 - 12

4 - 6

L 2

Toronto

62

74

.456

18.5

35 - 33

27 - 41

23 - 38

13 - 14

17 - 14

5 - 5

W 3

Central
Team

W

L

Pct

GB

Home

Road

East

Central

West

Last 10

Streak

Detroit

80

56

.588

-

44 - 26

36 - 30

16 - 13

38 - 22

14 - 16

6 - 4

W 3

Cleveland

71

64

.526

8.5

40 - 26

31 - 38

10 - 20

31 - 28

21 - 8

4 - 6

L 5

Kansas City

69

66

.511

10.5

35 - 33

34 - 33

18 - 15

34 - 26

8 - 14

5 - 5

L 2

Minnesota

58

76

.433

21

28 - 36

30 - 40

9 - 18

27 - 39

14 - 7

3 - 7

L 1

Chi White Sox

56

78

.418

23

32 - 34

24 - 44

12 - 12

21 - 36

15 - 18

6 - 4

L 2

West
Team

W

L

Pct

GB

Home

Road

East

Central

West

Last 10

Streak

Texas

79

56

.585

-

39 - 28

40 - 28

13 - 17

12 - 16

44 - 16

7 - 3

W 1

Oakland

77

58

.570

2

41 - 25

36 - 33

16 - 15

16 - 11

32 - 25

6 - 4

W 2

LA Angels

62

72

.463

16.5

31 - 37

31 - 35

13 - 14

18 - 13

22 - 35

7 - 3

W 3

Seattle

62

73

.459

17

31 - 38

31 - 35

12 - 17

9 - 14

34 - 32

4 - 6

W 3

Houston

44

91

.326

35

21 - 47

23 - 44

9 - 21

8 - 18

19 - 43

3 - 7

L 5