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By now you've heard about all of the different reasons for the Yankees' resurgence. Alfonso Soriano came back to the club and started clubbing the ball, at one point going on a 4-game stretch in which he racked up 18 RBIs to tie an all-time record. Ryan Dempster plunked A-Rod, fired up the Yankees, and lost a crucial game for the Red Sox. And, generally speaking, the team is finally getting healthy, with A-Rod, Curtis Granderson and Derek Jeter back in the lineup. The result of all this is that the Yankees are actually back in the playoff race, and are even up to having the 12th best odds to win the World Series (not great, but not bad considering where we were a few weeks ago!). For updated betting odds, click here.But if the Yankees are truly going to make the postseason, it will take something beyond these obvious highlights and developments. So here are 4 reasons (beyond Alfonso Soriano) that the Yankees could still make the playoffs.1. Derek Jeter I know, I know… we cov...
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