Originally written September 01, 2014 on The Outside Corner:
The Padres did a great job cramping the style of various contenders this week – they could continue to play spoiler down the stretch for some of these clubs looking to play baseball in October. August 26th, Twins vs Royals Alex Gordon is having himself one hell of a year, and if the Royals end up making the playoffs, he’s going to be a big reason why. This walk off homer against the Twins is just an example of how good he’s been all year. August 27th, Brewers vs Padres Rene Rivera ties it in the ninth, and wins it in the tenth. A loss like this one could really hurt for the Brewers if they fall out of the playoff race over the season’s final four weeks. August 27th, Rockies vs Giants Buster Posey is having a bit of a down year this season, but a down year for him is still really, really good. Also of note – did this homer actually smash the ambulance parked beyond the fence in left field? August 28th, Yankees vs Tigers Alex Avila was just feet away from ending this game with a w...

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