Found September 06, 2012 on CJ Sports NFL Talk:

baltimore orioles 300x239 Are The Baltimore Orioles The New Sherrifs In Town?

Just a few weeks ago, the Yankees had an 8 game lead over the Orioles and  I would say almost all of us would of assumed that the New York Yankees would be in control of the AL East yet another year and that no one should be worried, but has that now changed? Are The Baltimore Orioles the new sherrifs in town? It might be too early to say all of this, but if you look at the Yankees possible future, it could all be true.

As of right now, the New York Yankees are in first place in the AL East with a 77-59 record, only one game behind them is the Baltimore Orioles, and then behind them is the Tampa Bay Rays, two and a half games back behind the Yankees. The regular season is coming to a close soon and the play-offs are starting which means if the Yankees lose their first place spot, there isn’t much time to regain control of it.

The Baltimore Orioles are playing for real right now. They aren’t playing like a mediocre team anymore, they are playing like play-offs contenders. This is a young team with a lot of talent and potential and have improved trememndously over the years.

The New York Yankees still have a tremendous team, but they are growing older and are dealing with several injuries that are hurting their team. Yes they have Derek Jeter and Alez Rodriguez, but they won’t be around for much longer.

There are many young teams rising so if the Yankees want to keep winning, they need to get younger players immediately.

If the New York Yankees keep losing, it will be too late and they might not even make the play-offs this year.

 

 

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