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I'll take the Pirates in 6

The Tigers and Cardinals are continuing the theme of this postseason -- playing well enough to lose.

Updated: October 27, 2006, 12:38 PM ET
By Jim Caple | Page 2

ST. LOUIS -- With perhaps only one game left in the season, I have just one question:

Are these really the best teams in baseball? Because it certainly doesn't seem like it.

Teams aren't winning games in this World Series so much as losing them. Game 4 Thursday night was easily the most interesting of the series (and the only one in which the lead changed hands after the third inning), but even then, the play was pretty shabby. At least by the Tigers.

Detroit stranded nine ...

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