Friday, September 10, 2021

Newsletter Excerpt, September 10, 2021 -- "What I'm Watching"

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"The Padres may be my favorite example this year of how wins count the same all year long. September doesn’t mean more than April. The Padres were 34-19 as of Memorial Day weekend, and have gone just 40-46 since then, yet they’re still in position to lock down a playoff berth, maybe even by just playing .500 ball these last few weeks."