Are the New York Yankees in serious jeopardy of losing the AL East division to the Tampa Bay Rays?
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Well, according to MLB Network’s Harold Reynolds it is inevitable.
So let’s say this New York nightmare does come true, according to ESPN New York’s Wallace Matthews this team will still be remembered….
If they (the Yankees) succeed in blowing the rest of the 10-game lead they had accumulated over the American League East a month ago, they will have accomplished the biggest collapse in the history of this storied franchise.
Now the Rays deserve lots of credit as they have cut the lead to 2.5 games and have played like the best team in AL. And no doubt the Rays will take over soon if the Yankees do not get it together ASAP.
Otherwise, the Nationals take the top spot this week as Washington has the best record (77-47) in MLB because that is what is fair.
But if I had to choose the scariest NL team it would no do...