Found July 15, 2012 on The Outside Corner:
The NL West has been a very tight race over the last month and a half, and last night, the three teams in contention pretty much threw up their hands and said that no one wanted to win it. The Diamondbacks began the day by falling 4-1 to the Cubs to fall three games under .500, and 5.5 back in the division. With trade talk surrounding stat right fielder Justin Upton, two straight losses to the hapless Cubs aren't what this team needed at all. The Dodgers fell 7-6 to the Padres, allowing three runs over the final two innings to squander an easy win over a bad team. Finally, the Giants. They beat the Astros 3-2 in 12 innings, but led 2-0 after eight. Santiago Casilla blew the save, forcing the team to play three more innings before walking away with a win. This really just is not a good division at all. Game of the Night: Orioles 8, Tigers 6 (13 innings). Going into the ninth, Baltimore led 4-1, and stud closer Jim Johnson was on the hill. Of course, Johnson allowed three runs...
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