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Friday, September 07, 2012

AL playoff race: September 7, 2012

AL East

NYY 78-60 [3-4 in SEPT]
BAL 77-61 [4-3 in SEPT] (1 GB)
TBR 76-62 [5-1 in SEPT] (2 GB)

AL Central

CWS 74-63 [2-4 in SEPT]
DET 73-64 [3-3 in SEPT] (1 GB)

AL West

TEX 82-56 [4-3 in SEPT]
OAK 77-60 [3-3 in SEPT] (4.5 GB)

AL Wildcard

OAK 77-60 [3-3 in SEPT]
BAL 77-61 [4-3 in SEPT]
TBR 76-62 [5-1 in SEPT] (1 GB)
LAA 75-63 [4-2 in SEPT] (2 GB)
DET 73-63 [3-2 in SEPT] (3 GB)

MLB.com: Yanks power past Orioles to stay atop AL East
MLB.com: Zobrist’s blast gives Rays walk-off win in extras
MLB.com: Despite three home runs, White Sox fall short
MLB.com: Angels 3, Tigers 2
MLB.com: A’s 6, Mariners 1

NTNgod Posted: September 07, 2012 at 10:49 PM | 16 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: angels, athletics, orioles, pennant race, rangers, rays, tigers, white sox, yankees

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   1. boteman is not here 'til October Posted: September 07, 2012 at 11:22 PM (#4229903)
All the wrong teams won tonight. Meaning the Yankees beat the Orioles.
   2. Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim Posted: September 07, 2012 at 11:22 PM (#4229904)
With that White Sox loss, Tigers @ Angels just became a much bigger deal.
   3. Cowboy Popup Posted: September 08, 2012 at 12:22 AM (#4229950)
The O's did a good job putting a scare into the Yanks after falling behind 7.

I'm almost positive that Soriano is intentionally pitching worse in non-save situations this year.
   4. Belfry Bob Posted: September 08, 2012 at 12:35 AM (#4229970)
I knew I shouldn't have gone to the game. Good night for the Yanks.
   5. Best Regards, President of Comfort, Esq. Posted: September 08, 2012 at 12:44 AM (#4229978)
I knew I shouldn't have gone to the game. Good night for the Yanks.
You going tomorrow or Sunday?
   6. RB in NYC (Now Semi-Retired from BBTF) Posted: September 08, 2012 at 06:44 AM (#4230044)
You going tomorrow or Sunday?
And if not, can I buy you tickets?
   7. RMc's desperate, often sordid world Posted: September 08, 2012 at 07:54 AM (#4230053)
With that White Sox loss, Tigers @ Angels just became a much bigger deal.

The only way the Tigers are winning that division is by beating the White Sox head-to-head. They sure as hell can't beat anybody else. (Seven straight one-run losses, guys? Really?)
   8. Belfry Bob Posted: September 08, 2012 at 09:06 AM (#4230069)
You going tomorrow or Sunday?

No, thank goodness. I played football at (then Div I) University of Richmond, and the home opener is Saturday at six. Luckily for the O's, I live 3 hours away so am spending the night with friends, so I am missing both games.

I do have a ticket for next Wednesday's game against Tampa, and was planning on going Tuesday night, too - but if perchance the O's win both Saturday and Sunday, I won't go to either, as I dropped to 1-6 for the season with last night's loss, and attended the only losses of the last homestand and this one, too (Albeit only 2 games so far!)

And if not, can I buy you tickets?

Sorry, RB. It was great to see The Yard full of folks with only about 20% Yankee gear for a change. There was good 'give and take' between the two factions, I thought. That part was fun, even with the 7-0 deficit.
   9. Best Regards, President of Comfort, Esq. Posted: September 08, 2012 at 09:22 AM (#4230072)
I do have a ticket for next Wednesday's game against Tampa, and was planning on going Tuesday night, too - but if perchance the O's win both Saturday and Sunday, I won't go to either, as I dropped to 1-6 for the season with last night's loss, and attended the only losses of the last homestand and this one, too (Albeit only 2 games so far!)
Small sample size.

Yankees fans can blame me for tonight and tomorrow's losses -- the Yankees seem to play poorly when I'm covering their games.
   10. Mayor Blomberg Posted: September 08, 2012 at 10:20 AM (#4230093)
Larry, can I buy you tickets for the U of Richmond home opener?
   11. Best Regards, President of Comfort, Esq. Posted: September 08, 2012 at 10:27 AM (#4230097)
Larry, can I buy you tickets for the U of Richmond home opener?
The Yankees do fine when I go as a fan. It's when I have to watch every single pitch, because that's my job, that they play particularly badly.
   12. Bruce Markusen Posted: September 08, 2012 at 10:53 AM (#4230113)
They're obviously nervous, knowing that your gaze is upon them, Larry.
   13. Gamingboy Posted: September 08, 2012 at 11:32 AM (#4230150)
(Re-enters Orioles pessimism mode)
   14. Best Regards, President of Comfort, Esq. Posted: September 08, 2012 at 01:03 PM (#4230210)
Don't worry, Gamingboy. When the Orioles win tonight, everyone in New York can get on the ledge again, and everyone in Baltimore can step off the ledge. Then after Sunday, they can switch places again.
   15. RB in NYC (Now Semi-Retired from BBTF) Posted: September 08, 2012 at 01:10 PM (#4230215)
They're obviously nervous, knowing that your gaze is upon them, Larry.
Normally that problem is solved with a court order mandating Larry stay 100 yards away at all times.
   16. TVerik, the gum-snappin' hairdresser Posted: September 08, 2012 at 03:45 PM (#4230334)
That's gotten a lot easier since the release of the "Larry Mahnken Restraining Order Mad Libs" in paperback.

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