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Monday, September 22, 2008

MLB Headlines Week 24

Well, it's gut check time for the Twins. It's kind of weird. Being 2 1/2 games back doesn't sound like a lot, but when you realize there are only 6 games remaining and you start doing the almost feels like the Twins need to win the rest of their 6 games to get into the playoffs.
They certainly need to sweep the White Sox. But we'll see. You'll be shocked to hear that I'm not optimistic. Headline of the Week:
Dice-K rolls a one; Sox on verge of October Date

Apparently the Red Sox magic number is one...I wish the Twins' magic number was one....

September 20th, 2008 - Twins 2 Rays 7
Bad outing by Slowey speeds the Rays into the playoffs

September 22nd, 2008 - Mets 6 Braves 7
Braves beat Mets as beleaguered bullpen biffs it again

September 22nd, 2008 - Red Sox 3 Blue Jays 0
Dice-K sends Jays south for the winter

Dr. Bitz:
September 21st, 2008 - Twins 4 Rays 1
Twins sting the Rays

September 21st, 2008 - Phillies 5 Marlins 2
Chase-d by the Mets, Utley unleashes a homer inching Phillies closer to the postseason

September 21st, 2008 - Tigers 5 Indians 10
Detroit's Dontrelle destroyed

Well last week Teebore and I tied at one vote a piece. I think this time it was just he and I voting for each other. Don't worry folks. Only one week left.


No real log this week, since the finals are 2 weeks long. Which of course means if the championship was one week, like every other week of fantasy baseball, I would've won. But of course they have to give me a whole other week to blow it. And we all know I will. Especially since the iron fist of boots~ laid down a decree that the 2nd place winner in the playoffs gets $20 less than they were supposed to. So I know I'm going to get screwed...but here's how it looks after a week:

Me: 27 8 25 2 .231 5 6 67 4.03 1.21
Him: 30 8 36 6 .257 5 5 36 4.47 1.47

So yeah, we're tied. But I won ERA, so if it ended after just one week I would've won the championship. But it's not over, and as of tonight, I'm already losing 5-2...including ERA. Awesome.

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