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Offline zenjak

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"100" Winners and Losers in the AL.
« on: September 24, 2019, 09:31:20 PM »
While wondering how the Sox will find a way to blow a 12-5 lead, I find myself rooting for the Twins to get three more W's before season's end. Not that I'm jumping ship, now matter how badly it's listing.

It would mean a little symmetry and a first if its kind thing. It would give the Twins 100 wins for the season, joining Houston and, yeah, the Yankees (don't have to like it but I have to admit it) as one of three 100-win teams. On the other end of the scale, Baltimore, KC, and Detroit (110 and counting) are the AL's three 100-loss teams.

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Re: "100" Winners and Losers in the AL.
« Reply #1 on: September 25, 2019, 08:18:32 AM »
Good reason to cheer for the Twins!  My good buddy who is an Indians fan won't like it though. 

Side note, had a good friend who was Indian and lived in Cleveland.  Someone asked him if he liked baseball and who his favorite team was.   He had a big smile and said "The Cleveland Indians of course!"

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Re: "100" Winners and Losers in the AL.
« Reply #2 on: September 25, 2019, 09:37:49 PM »
I live in Columbus, Ohio and we have the Tribe's Triple-A team here, the Clippers. They had a good year and won their 11th International League title. Considering they've only been around since 1977, that's winning the championship a little over 25% of the time.

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Re: "100" Winners and Losers in the AL.
« Reply #3 on: September 26, 2019, 07:02:09 AM »
I live in Columbus, Ohio and we have the Tribe's Triple-A team here, the Clippers. They had a good year and won their 11th International League title. Considering they've only been around since 1977, that's winning the championship a little over 25% of the time.

The last time I saw the Clippers they were a Yankee farm club! 

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Re: "100" Winners and Losers in the AL.
« Reply #4 on: September 27, 2019, 07:40:47 PM »
They were until 2006. Then they were with the Nats for two years before the new park opened in the Arena District  in 2009. 4 IL championships in the 11 years since.

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Re: "100" Winners and Losers in the AL.
« Reply #5 on: September 28, 2019, 10:24:09 AM »
And the Twins did it with two games to spare.