MLB Wednesday: NL Wild Card Race Comes Back to Life

Posted: 16th September 2009 by Sean Wagman in MLB
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In a September in which playoff races are looking pretty dead and all but settled, there is one race between two very different teams that gives us a reason to keep paying attention.
Currently, barring a miraculous comeback, the San Francisco Giants are about to take down the Colorado Rockies and cut their deficit in the Wild Card to 2 1/2 games.

So really the only relevant question that remains in either league is which one of these teams is going to take the last playoff spot and play in October (although since the regular season ends in October this year, I guess that’s not a great question). The Giants have what every good postseason team needs to have when it counts in its excellent starting pitching with Tim Lincecum, Matt Cain, and the resurgent Barry Zito.& ...

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