The Baseball Desert

Tuesday, August 26, 2003

Who's in first?

There are now three teams in the Amercian League with identical 76-55 records. Seattle's loss to Boston (their sixth straight loss) coupled with Oakland's win in Toronto means that the A's are now tied with the Mariners for first place in the AL West AND tied with the Red Sox for first place in the Wild Card race. As a good friend of mine pointed out this morning: "If the A's miss out on the postseason party now, then they'll have to give themselves a good kick up the backside...".

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