Re: It's a modern miracle this team is mathematically IN it at all?
Originally Posted by Johnny Footstool
It's ludicrous for a sub-.500 team to be in contention for a playoff spot. It doesn't feel right at all.
It just seems so strange that whoever wins the division will likely do it with a record that wouldn't give them 2nd place in ANY other division. And would put them in 4th place in a couple of them, maybe even all 3 AL divisions.
"Reality tells us there are no guarantees. Except that some day Jon Lester will be on that list of 100-game winners." - Peter Gammons