Originally written on IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught  |  Last updated 11/18/14
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Today, the official line being flushed to the journalistic out-houses of the Yankiverse today is that - with the Angels' late loss to Texas Sunday - we have clinched a much-coveted post-season birth.Hoo. Ray. Listen: This is our sorriest celebratory declaration since the second signing of Sir Sidney Ponson. Last night, we backed into a chance for a one-game playoff that would actually land us a spot in the post-season.If we play a fiver - regardless of the outcome - at least we can say the Yankees made the playoffs. Until then, we are the team that squandered a 10-game lead, the team that left a billion souls on third -- and the team that forgot basic fundamentals, just as it will deserve to be forgotten by anyone who loves the New York Yankees.Sorry to say this, folks, because we Yankee nutbags are constantly viewed as pampered fatcats of negativism, and maybe some of those critics have it right. Maybe we of the couch and clicker demand too much of our heroes. But for nearly a cent...
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