Found September 01, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
The Arizona Diamondbacks have a lot of ground to make up in a month in both the NL West and the NL wild card races. It's a daunting task, but they can look at what the Cardinals and Rays did last year for inspiration. "We all remember last year, in both leagues," right-hander Brad Ziegler said. The D-backs (66-67) entered the final two games of a four-game series against the Los Angeles Dodgers 8 1/2 games behind division leader San Francisco after beating the Dodgers for the eighth straight time Friday night, 4-3 in 11 innings thanks to Jason Kubel's 27th home run. The D-backs trail St. Louis by 5 1/2 games for the second NL wild card. If it sounds like a lot, consider that St. Louis was 10 games behind Atlanta in the NL wild card race with 29 games to play in 2011. The Cardinals won the wild card on the last day of the regular season and won the World Series three weeks later. Tampa Bay won the AL wild card on the final day of the season after trailing Bo...
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