Keep feeling elimination…
Reader Mack Shultz writes:
I haven’t seen this in the news but a friend and I have been tracking the
M’s playoff elimination and they were eliminated from the AL West title
chase after yesterday’s results. There’s 20 games left between OAK, ANA,
and TEX and there’s no way to allocate the wins in those games to have all
three teams end with 81 or fewer wins (since 81 is the most the M’s can win
now). So, assuming all scheduled games will be played, the M’s have been
Then he goes into a lot of math and thoughts about potential four-way ties I’ll skip.
Hopefully with all the pressure of this division race off, the Mariners will relax and play better. Unless you think Melvin’s too lax a manager now… then things might even get worse.