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The Eastern Division Race is Over?


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Well, it was a great run, but there's not catching the Yankees. A big letdown, but we have to keep moving forward with the hope of securing a Wild Card spot. I do wonder whether this team is on the verge of fizzling out at the wrong time. The next two games of this series will tell us a lot. If we do make it into the playoffs, we have to be the biggest underdog out of any of the playoff teams with inconsistent pitching and injuries. A great year, but I suspect we are about to come up a little too short. Still an unforgettable season.

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While this might seem like an overreaction, I tend to agree with all of this. The loss tonight was problematic because of how many times we just could not get a huge hit. And this has happened for awhile. The first game today was even hard!

I really hope we can just get in the playoffs. Even if we lose the WC game, I just want to be in the dance. This may be our last opportunity for awhile, as we really kind of overachieved a lot this year.

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I feel like Toronto takes this personally. They want to beat the Orioles specifically. They don't seem to care about beating anyone else.

It's not like they didn't give the Orioles abundant chances to win the second game. Yanks took advantage, O's didn't.

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I think we could be alright. The Yankees are due for a surprising, shocking run of bad games. That team is playing above its head, too, IMO. It has been for awhile. I honestly think we still have a very good shot at the division. You gotta think the Orioles have been traveling forever, playing extra inning games, winning them. So they come here and lose the second game of a double header and they're done? Give me a break. They're probably sleep walking. Give 'em a chance to sleep in their own beds for a night... and then let them come out swinging. I think this team just needs a long nap, and they'll be back at it. They could implode, but I have a weird feeling they won't.

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I feel like Toronto takes this personally. They want to beat the Orioles specifically. They don't seem to care about beating anyone else.

You've made this comment before, so I have to ask. Why does Toronto take beating.g the Orioles personally, but no one else. Not calling you out, I would just like to hear why you think this.

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I think we could be alright. The Yankees are due for a surprising, shocking run of bad games. That team is playing above its head, too, IMO. It has been for awhile. I honestly think we still have a very good shot at the division. You gotta think the Orioles have been traveling forever, playing extra inning games, winning them. So they come here and lose the second game of a double header and they're done? Give me a break. They're probably sleep walking. Give 'em a chance to sleep in their own beds for a night... and then let them come out swinging. I think this team just needs a long nap, and they'll be back at it. They could implode, but I have a weird feeling they won't.

Considering the Yankees have missed the playoffs exactly one time since the last player's strike I have a very hard time believing they will choke down the stretch of any season. They are built for the postseason every single year. And worse, they know it.

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I think we could be alright. The Yankees are due for a surprising, shocking run of bad games. That team is playing above its head, too, IMO. It has been for awhile. I honestly think we still have a very good shot at the division. You gotta think the Orioles have been traveling forever, playing extra inning games, winning them. So they come here and lose the second game of a double header and they're done? Give me a break. They're probably sleep walking. Give 'em a chance to sleep in their own beds for a night... and then let them come out swinging. I think this team just needs a long nap, and they'll be back at it. They could implode, but I have a weird feeling they won't.

I like your attitude. Lets not forget that the yankees final three games are in boston and the red sox certainly will not roll over as they'd love to play spoiler.

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