The Philadelphia Phillies, Oakland Athletics, and Chicago White Sox have (at least) two things in common.
The first thing is that they all were picked by a foolish columnist named Rob Neyer to finish this season in first place.
The second thing is that they all, at this moment, would have trouble seeing first place on a crystal-clear day. The Athletics are seven games behind the Mariners, the White Sox are seven-and-a-half games behind the White Sox, and the Phillies are 10 games behind ...
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