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Sunday, September 03, 2017

SI | The Orioles Are Hot, Hot, Hot, but Can They Sustain Their Run at the AL Wild Card?

But before discussing what, exactly, about the Orioles has helped them get here, maybe the initial question is best asked another way: How bad is the rest of the AL wild-card field? It has been an odd baseball season in so many ways, and as September arrives no oddity seems quite as substantial as the stubborn parity on the junior circuit.

With the Yankees losers of three of four, the Mariners losers of five in a row, and the Orioles, Twins, and Angels streaking in the other direction, the eight teams with credible shots at the wild-card game are separated by five and a half games in total. The Rays are still hanging around; so are the Rangers. Overall, more teams are in the hunt than out of it.

LA Podcasting Hombre of Anaheim Posted: September 03, 2017 at 12:11 PM | 27 comment(s)
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