Sunday, August 10, 2008

MLB Pennant Race Update

American League

East: Tampa still leads Boston by three games. New York drops back two games to seven out.
Central: Minnesota remains 1/2 a game ahead. Detroit drops one game.
West: Angels extend lead to 14 games.

National League

East: Philadelphia remains in first. Mets gain two games, take second place, one game out. Floria remains 2.5 back.
Central: Milwaukee gains one game on first place Chicago. St. Louis remains six games back.
West: Dodgers pick up 1/2 game on Diamondbacks, 1/2 game out.

Winners and Losers:

Winners: New York Mets gaining on Philadelphia moving into second place.
Losers: New York Yankees, Jaba Chamberlain appears lost for the season. Yanks drop 1 1/2 games in Wild Card chase.

All in all, a pretty quiet week with most of the action focused on the two New York teams. Midweek series have contenders batting contenders with the Yankees visiting Minnesota. St. Louis plays Florida. Philadelphia plays the Los Angeles Dodgers. Next weekend the Cubs visit the Marlins while the Brewers visit the Dodgers. Stay tuned to see who's doggin' in the dog days!!!

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