Clinching a postseason berth as early as the Red Sox did is a strange circumstance for the dedicated viewing public. No disrespect to the Chris Woodwards and Brian Andersons of the world, but itÆs nearly impossible to get amped up for three hours of scrub ball on a nightly basis during the final week of the season.
The result: I think IÆve seen about three innings of live baseball since the Wild Card was officially secured.
But the days of expanded rosters and dugouts with 26 available catchers are officially behind us. Sometime this weekùa date still to be determined thanks to the AL CentralÆs looming right-to-be-the-team-that-loses-to-the-Yankees tiebreakerùplayoff baseball will once again be upon us.
ThereÆs no better time of year, period. P ...
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