These are the MLB Standings heading into September 8, 2018 games, none of which have been played today:
The Red Sox have 97 wins after 9/7 games are played, September 7. They also have 45-losses coming into the day that is 45-days from the World Series.
Today is special for this reason. 251 is the 54th prime
18 half innings
162 games in a season
Today, the day leaving 114-days left in the year, is also 45-days until the start of the 114th World Series.
When you sum 1 through 9, it totasl 45. 9 innings...
And don't forget this bonus gematria, all breaking down to 9...