Charting the pennant races with BABS

I write this article every few years because it's the thing baseball writers are supposed to do. But it's an exercise that has a weak foundation in reality and thus, has little merit other than for us to mock in October. Actually, you'll forget I wrote this in about a week.

The exercise is pointless because it assumes that everything we know now will remain as a fixed reality for six months. It assumes no injuries, no role changes, and no trades. It assumes that struggling teams won't do something to address their deficiencies and contending . . .

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