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Sunday, September 02, 2012

AL Wild card race: September 1, 2012

OAK 75-57 [1-0 in SEPT]
BAL 73-59 [0-1 in SEPT]
TBR 72-61 [1-0 in SEPT] (1.5 GB) 
DET 71-61 [1-0 in SEPT] (2 GB)
LAA 71-62 [1-0 in SEPT] (2.5 GB)

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NTNgod Posted: September 02, 2012 at 12:07 AM | 6 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: al wild card, angels, athletics, orioles, pennant race, rays, tigers

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   1. Fred Lynn Nolan Ryan Sweeney Agonistes Posted: September 02, 2012 at 01:38 AM (#4224926)
[moves like Bernie]
   2. Rafael Bellylard: The Grinch of Orlando. Posted: September 02, 2012 at 07:57 AM (#4224950)
I'm rooting for the following:

LAA 17-12
DET 17-13
TBR 16-13
CWS 16-14
BAL 15-15
OAK 13-17
NYY 12-18

which would put all seven teams at 88-74, with two teams in the Central and three teams in the East tied.

Selig's head would explode.
   3. TerpNats Posted: September 02, 2012 at 09:41 AM (#4224983)
In case #2, if the World Series goes seven games, could game 7 take place on election night?
   4. cercopithecus aethiops Posted: September 02, 2012 at 11:50 AM (#4225033)
Of course not. You can't mess with the playoff tv schedule. They'll just play multi-city triple headers to break all the ties.

EDIT: and while you're at it, why not TEX 10-20?
   5. Best Regards, President of Comfort, Esq. Posted: September 02, 2012 at 12:10 PM (#4225037)
Looks like in that scenario, the tiebreakers would continue through Sunday.

I wonder if they'd put the second travel day back into the LDS in that scenario, since the tv schedule would already be ruined.
   6. Rafael Bellylard: The Grinch of Orlando. Posted: September 02, 2012 at 12:10 PM (#4225038)
EDIT: and while you're at it, why not TEX 10-20?


Eight teams just seemed so unlikely.

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