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A's up 2-0 in the ALDS

Wow, I couldnt’ve said it better myself. Even though I’m rejoicing at what is developing to be a one-two-three ALDS for the A’s, the AP – The Associated Press that is – is abandoning it’s objectivity in favor of slamming the Twins.

But with Jason Kendall on first base, two outs in the seventh and reliever Dennys Reyes pitching, Kotsay hit what should have been a single. Hunter, bothered by a sore left foot this season, charged forward and tried to make the catch.

The five-time Gold Glover missed — by a lot — and the ball rolled to the wall. Kotsay raced all the way around to give Oakland a 4-2 lead.

The A’s handled the Boof — Bonser, that is — and here’s the truth: These perennial playoff underperformers have arrived at yet another elimination game. They’re 0-9 in those since 2000, losing four straight first-round series.

Wit? dark humor? sharp jabs? Did Maureen Dowd suddenly step into the press box at the Metrodome?

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  1. OK so it is good that the twins are getting a new one torn into them, but how bout writing something about the dominant performaces the cardinals bulpen has displayed so far over the “so much better” padre team….this isnt a surprise at all, the cards are playing with a chip on their shoulder from all the disrispect the got when it came to chosing this years series outcomes…not by the fact they were chosen to lose but by the fact that so many so called experts said it would be a sweep in favor of San diego……so those people i have to say IN YOUR FACE……not only will the cards sweep the pads on saturday, they will beat the mets i 6 and be the “surprise” team in world series this year

    I AM OUT

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