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Another season done

Oy. So here we are, post-World Series. The Mets’ injuries caught up to them and, despite pushing the Cardinals to a seventh game, their season ended five wins short of where it should have. The way the Tigers played in the World Series, that parade on Sunday would have been in New York. My postseason

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Friday thoughts on the playoffs

Am I surprised at the Mets’ 2-0 series lead? Not really. I am, however, suprised at just about every other outcome in the Division Series so far. The one series at 1-1 was Tigers-Yankees? Wow. Oakland owned the Metrodome, then completed the sweep? Woah. San Diego dropped two at home, proving that St. Louis is

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Eyeing the rest of the postseason

ALCSTwins vs. YankeesWhether or not the Twins need Johan Santana to close out the ALDS against the A’s will have a lot of bearing on this series. If Santana can go in Game 1 — and potentially give the Twins three starts, if they need them — the Twins can have a better shot at

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Division Series predictions

What a start to the postseason. Oakland-Minnesota starts off with a pair of Cy Young Award winners in left-handers Barry Zito and Johan Santana. That game starts in about 10 minutes, so I’m going to do my best to run through my postseason thoughts before turning on the game. A’s vs. TwinsNo one wanted to

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$203 million doesn’t go as far as it used to

I may have figured out the Yankees’ problem. It begins, of course, with George Steinbrenner. But I think the crux of the issue is that George gets his ideas from the wrong newspaper. Note this 2003 article (apologies to the original site, which had trouble loading when I searched for this story today). I think

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