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If we had won tonight and ran out the streak... 87 losses... that would mean 34 wins in a row... 75-87. It would be a SAD day in baseball if that team made the Playoffs. HOPEfully we were eliminated when we lost our 81st!

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7 hours ago, scOtt said:

If we had won tonight and ran out the streak... 87 losses... that would mean 34 wins in a row... 75-87. It would be a SAD day in baseball if that team made the Playoffs. HOPEfully we were eliminated when we lost our 81st!

Hmmm.   I think it’s theoretically possible for the 5th best team in the league to win fewer than 81 games (based on the current standings), though it would be a long shot.    It has kind of been a year of haves and have nots, with not a lot of teams playing .500ish ball.   You’ve got 6 teams 20+ games over .500, and 5 teams 19+ games under .500.     Only BOS (69-61), TEX (63-67), LAA (63-68) and CWS (59-69) anywhere close to the middle.

 

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