Tonight's open thread task:
Go into all-out prediction mode and forecast what the MLB standings will look like in a month and a few days, when the season concludes and there is hopefully a four-way tie for both Wild Card spots. Perhaps if that happens, we'll get a classic Bud Selig moment like this one. Baseball's impossible to predict, but it's fun to offer thoughts on this anyway.
On a more off-topic note, what are your three top underrated World Series games of the past 20 years?
AL East- Yankees
AL Central- Tigers
AL West- Rangers
NL East- Nationals
NL Central- Reds
NL West- Dodgers
1. 1999 World Series Game 3 (Four-run rally and Chad Curtis walk-off homer puts Braves on brink of elimination)
2. 2000 World Series Game 5 (Luis Sojo single in ninth helps clinch third straight title)
3. 2009 World Series Game 4 (Alex Rodriguez's ninth-inning double puts Phillies on brink of elimination)