Originally posted on IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught  |  Last updated 9/3/13
We are down by three games in the loss column, with 23 left to play. No sweat. All we gotta do is win - let's say - 16.Sixteen and seven brings us Wild Card Gold.Hell, we could blow the next seven, as long as we run the table - 16 in a row. Not only would we make the one-game finale, but we'd be the hottest team in baseball!So... we have to start planning.I say Ivan Nova pitches the one-game season. I'm writing in a two-hit shutout. Of course, if it's Oakland, they could counter with Bartolo Colon - who had the 4th best ERA in the AL coming into this weekend - the man who accepted Bud Selig's craven blood for silence deal. (Even though Colon's involvement with Biogenesis was technically his second on the books PED infraction, Selig gave him a 50-game suspension, to be wiped off the books as time already served. Sweet deal, huh? Especially when you consider the end-of-career bomb presented to Arod was based on repeat instances, which aren't on the books. But by getting Colon to take ...
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