The division races are mostly so devoid of any intrigue that teams such as the Yankees, Phillies and Cardinals are enjoying a second spring training as they rest players and align their pitchers for the postseason. While the wild-card races still carry excitement, the pennant races this year are as dull as the down time between
So how do we pass the time before we find out if anyone can stop the Yankees in October? There are many other September races to follow. You probably just never heard much about them. In lieu of any division races worth tracking, here are the top 10 September races worth following:
Since Aug. 16 the Nots are 4-15. Since July 28 the Royal Pains are 12-26, including a perfect 0-11 in games after they actually managed to win one. Wouldn't want anything as extravagant as a two-game winning streak when you're chasing the worst record in baseball.
Pena also smashed another record along with those two fingers: fewest singles in a 100-RBI season. Pena collected only 41 singles, blowing away the record of 49 by