I Don’t Think Either of Them Can Win

I’ve got an article in today’s New York Sun about the war of attrition being fought over the NL West and NL Wild Card playoff spots. As I conceived the piece, in thinking about the recent struggles of the Brewers and Mets I was reminded of a great old quote. Had I been able to …

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Three and Out

A few quick links from earlier this week before I head off on my European vacation: • In Wednesday’s New York Sun, I wrote about the demise of the Mariners. A couple of early paragraphs were apparently cut, one for space reasons, the other because the transition kinda sucked. Warts and all, here’s the director’s …

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The Sox Come Unraveled, and Other Tales From the Bullpen

The American League Central has turned out to have one of the best races in recent memory, with the Tigers, Twins and White Sox dueling for two playoff spots. But it appears the three-horse race has dwindled to two, and it’s the defending Sox — six games out of first and 5.5 back in the …

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